Director of Programmes

Key details

Salary: £55,000-£65,000 PA


  • 25 days annual leave

  • Flexible working arrangements (working from home, compressed hours.

  • Season ticket loans

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Budget allocated annually for staff professional development

Term: Permanent

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for: Head of Entrepreneurship, Head of Mentoring, Head of Gender and Programme Quality

Location: Central London


Our recruitment partners, Prospectus, are supporting the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women with this appointment.

In order to apply for this position please submit a CV and supporting statement via the Prospectus website.

If you have any queries, or would like an informal and confidential conversation about the position, please contact the Prospectus team on 020 7691 1925.

Department Purpose

To lead the development and delivery of high impact programmes for women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries.

Job Purpose

To set the direction of the Foundation’s programme work and lead the department responsible for the development and delivery of high impact programmes for women entrepreneurs.

The Director of Programmes will oversee the development and delivery of programmes, products and services tailored to the Foundation’s different target groups – poorest, “missing middle”, young women and adolescent girls – seeking to improve their ability to overcome disadvantages and removing the barriers that hold them back. The role will also support activity to build the profile of the Foundation’s programme work with donors, partners and other stakeholders.

You will have a team-based approach promoting the sharing and integration of programmatic activities as well as effective use of staff capacity, promotion of shared accountability, effective management, and production of high-quality work.