Vacancies

The latest international development related jobs in Wales can be found below. 

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For jobs in Wales and the South West of England visit the South West International Development Network (SWIDN) website.

For UK wide jobs in the sector visit the BOND website.

Hub Cymru Africa - Head of Partnership - £34,106-£41,846 - 37 hours a week - Cardiff

Closing Date: 27 March 2019

Summary of Head of Hub Cymru Africa role:

The Head of Partnership is responsible to the Hub Cymru Africa Partnership Board for the effective delivery of a programme of work funded by Welsh Government and the UK Government Department for International Development. This includes implementing agreed targets on time and within budget, developing detailed activity plans, managing partnership staff, ensuring effective partnership working, and reporting to donors. The post also provides public profile and leadership for the partnership.

The post co-Chairs the Wales Overseas Agencies Group and has a role to play in galvanising the International Development sector in Wales, liaising with international development networks, influencing policy, developing complimentary projects, and acting as a spokesperson for the Partnership.

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Hub Cymru Africa - Communications Manager - £26,470-£33,136 - 37 hours a week - Cardiff 

Closing Date: 15 March 2019

Summary of role:

The Communications Manager will lead and deliver fully bilingual communications for Hub Cymru Africa, engaging effectively with the public, the media and in policy matters, adapting communications to the different sectors and audiences in line with the HCA strategy and funder requirements.

The Manager will ensure that the Partnership has a shared communications strategy which is understood and followed by all staff, and which provides a joined-up approach across different media. They will maximise broadcast and social media presence, representing the partnership to the media and at events as required, and play a key role in promoting Wales’ role in international development. They will also be responsible for delivering the day-to-day communications including social media, web editing, case studies and reports, working with volunteers as appropriate.

The Manager will provide strategic coordination of events organised by the Partnership, ensuring that they provide good cross-sector networking opportunities as well as realising their public profile potential. They will also provide advice and guidance to organisations working within the sector on improving their communications skills within a broader set of development support activities offered by the Partnership.

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Bees for Development - Project Manager - Pay to be agreed based upon experience - 37.5 hours a week - Monmouth 

Closing Date: 28 February 2019

Bees for Development are seeking a talented and enthusiastic person to join our team as Project Manager to contribute to the successful achievement of Bees for Development project work.

You will work alongside other colleagues in Monmouth, UK and with our partner organisations in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Uganda. We are seeking a professional, adaptable and dependable person, passionate about promoting beekeeping as a means to change people’s lives for the better. You will be expected to maintain our high organisational reputation with stakeholders and build positive working relationships in the UK and internationally. Within our small Bees for Development team, you must contribute also to the wide range of tasks associated with fundraising, publicity and administration.

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Bees for Development - Communications Manager - Pay to be agreed based upon experience - 37.5 hours a week - Monmouth 

Closing Date: 28 February 2019

BfD believes that apiculture is a uniquely valuable way for the world’s poorest people to
create environmentally sustainable and economically resilient livelihoods.

This is a new post at Bees for Development for which we seek a talented and enthusiastic communications professional. The Communications Manager will play a key role within our small team, in particular providing first class care in supporter stewardship, including communications, fundraising and marketing activities.

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International Learning Opportunities - Professional Development Placement Opportunity

If you’re a manager or leader, permanently employed within the Welsh public and voluntary sector, ILO offers the opportunity to spend 8 weeks in sub-Saharan Africa working on development projects designed to enhance your leadership skills.

This is a very different leadership programme which stretches and challenges participants; taking you out of your comfort zone and allowing you to work more creatively and resourcefully.

The ILO programme is funded by Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa programme. As placements are designed to enhance your leadership skills, your employer would be expected to continue to fund your salary costs for the duration of the placement.

For more information visit the Academi Wales website