Regional Programme Officer

This vacancy is now closed

Job reference
International | International Operations
United Kingdom - London (Global Support Office)
Closing date

About Us:  

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe abortion services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she’s free to pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The prevention of unwanted births and its mission of ensuring an individual’s right to: children by choice, not chance.

The Function:

The International Operations Department plays a critical role in the work of our country programmes which deliver family planning and safe abortion services to our clients around the world. It is responsible for ensuring that our programmes are positioned to deliver results, drive growth, achieve programmatic and operational excellence, are committed to implementing best practices at scale, while simultaneously adhering to core programmatic and operational standards

The Role:

To contribute to the fulfilment of MSI’s mission by facilitating effective project management, financial and narrative reporting and compliance, and contributing to the development of strategies to improve capacity in our country programmes.

About you

To succeed in this role, you must have:

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated administrative, finance and programme management experience
  • Experience of working in an overseas location (preferably a developing country)
  • Knowledge of donor regulations, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of reproductive health care (desirable).


  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Post-graduate qualification in public health, international development, public management or related field(desirable)

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to organise and present information in a compelling way
  • Ability to design, implement and monitor effective project management
  • Understanding of, and ability to write and edit donor proposals and reports
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment and across disciplines and cultures
  • Ability to manage a heavy and fluctuating workload. Results orientation
  • Demonstrates MSI team member behaviours
  • Pro MSI philosophy of social enterprise and cost recovery
  • Pro choice
  • Ability to travel up to 12 weeks a year

For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.

Location: London, W1T 6LP

Closing date: 11th October 2019 (midnight GMT+1). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.

Salary: £34,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on experience


Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.


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