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THE SALVATION ARMY

International Headquarters

 

International Development Services

Community Development Coordinator

 

Across the developing world, The Salvation Army’s International Development Services (IDS) is working through its network of community development programmes to meet human need. With a current portfolio of around 600 projects, The Salvation Army is making a significant difference worldwide – changing individual lives and communities.

An excellent opportunity has arisen within our IDS Department for a Community Development Coordinator for Africa and South America. This is an important and challenging post within a committed and supportive team.

This post requires a person who is innovative and enjoys supporting people; the ability to remain calm under pressure, has problem solving skills, is confidential and is supportive of other staff. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must.

The accepted candidate will be responsible for coordinating a large portfolio of development projects covering a wide thematic and geographic range. You will need to be able to travel occasionally overseas when required and show flexibility, maturity, and the ability to work independently and within a team. Applicants should have a proven track record of international community development work with an emphasis on project management and developing country exposure preferably, with a number of years living and working overseas. You will need to have the ability to think logically and strategically, problem solve and show diplomacy as well as being able to communicate effectively from village scenario to boardroom. You need to have skill with electronic communication and database systems, Office Suite software and Lotus Notes.

You will need to be in sympathy with the aims and objectives of The Salvation Army and be enthusiastic about enabling sustainable development for some of the poorest communities.

Starting salary:              £38,876.86 plus a travel to work allowance up to £3,300

Hours:                               35 per week

Benefits:                          To join The Salvation Army Employees Defined Contributory Pension Scheme

Annual Leave:               25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays per annum (pro rata).

                                   

Closing Date:               Tuesday 11th August 2020 at Midday

Interview Date:           Monday 17th August 2020

 

For an application pack please contact the Administration Department on 020 7332 8034 or

e-mail jobs@salvationarmy.org

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CV’s will not be accepted.

 
   

 

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