Organisation: The Urban Movement Innovation Fund
Position: Senior Programme Officer
Location: Flexible global location, remote working from home.
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 GBP for UK location, adjusted based on the cost of labour for the country in which the candidate resides.
Closing date: 05/06/2022 (day/month/year)
The Urban Movement Innovation Fund
The Urban Movement Innovation Fund (UMI Fund) works to connect, align, and strengthen people-power for a more socially just, zero carbon future. Drawing together and amplifying the efforts of NGOs working on technical solutions, or working with policy makers, with those of campaign or grassroots groups and movements working to increase citizen engagement and activity. UMIF´s goal is to dramatically accelerate humanity’s transition to a zero-carbon world. UMIF is a convenor of the field, an advisor to philanthropy, and a grant maker.
UMI Fund believes that people-powered movements are critical to creating a zero-carbon world, generating the drive and popular support necessary for huge political, cultural and technological shifts. In order to grow in our set direction and meet our strategic plan, we are in urgent need to build a team to help us strategically reach our goals.
The UMI Fund team is small with a large portfolio of grants. As part of the team, led by the Co-Executive Directors, the Senior Programme Officer will make and manage a portion of these grants. The successful candidate will be an excellent strategist and a seasoned and successful change maker. They will have the opportunity to explore various climate change linked issues and to work with truly inspirational partners from all over the world. This position is full-time and home-based; being part of a fully remote working and internationally distributed team.
UMI Fund has a small team that operates collaboratively and flexibly with sometimes overlapping responsibilities. Team members have specialisms, but we avoid being siloed in work delivery. Within the team the Senior Programme Officer will primarily be in a grant making role, and have a particular focus on the following:
Experience and QualificationsThe following list offers an aspirational view of our ideal candidate profile; however, we encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, especially those from underrepresented groups.
Skills and Attributes
The following offers an aspirational view of our ideal candidate profile; however, we encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of experiences and backgrounds, especially those from underrepresented groups
The following skills/experience will strengthen candidacy for this role:
Location: Flexible global location, remote working from home.Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 GBP for UK location, adjusted based on the cost of labour for the country in which the candidate resides. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Candidates must have the right to work in the country they are applying from. Reports to: Executive DirectorContract Type: Permanent employment contract
Please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to Karem Armstrong email@example.com. Please ensure that they are sent with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” and put “UMIF – Programme Officer” in the email subject line. Also please let us know where you saw the post advertised. *For all locations: Applicants must have the right to legally live and work in the country where they wish to be based. UMI Fund is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, as detailed in our child and adults-at-risk safeguarding policy. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Please note that the successful candidate may undergo reference checks and be required to provide a police record prior to starting employment.Daryl Upsall International actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek candidates with the proven skills required, irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
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Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2022-06-05
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