Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.
We work in partnership to eradicate extreme poverty; dismantle its root causes across the world; and enable the voice and agency of the poor and marginalised to be fully realised. We deliver humanitarian assistance, in the wake of disasters and conflict, development programmes and policy, advocacy and campaigns so that poor and marginalised children, women and men, of all faiths and non, can achieve equality, dignity and justice.
About the role
This role is based in the Strategy and Global Change team, a small agile team that drives change through leveraging and inspiring relationships across business owners. The team sits within the Chief Executive’s office and you will work in close collaboration with the Data Strategy and Transformation Lead to ensure corporate priorities are developed, planned, tracked, delivered and reported upon to the directorate and board.
You will be responsible for ensuring departmental SMT’s and other senior managers are aligned in their implementation, monitoring, communication and assessment of the corporate strategy priorities. You will identify and work with key stakeholders to ensure that the delivery and mainstreaming of planning processes are supported by accurate reports and business intelligence. Throughout the role you will take responsibility for modelling the enabling culture required to realise the transformational impacts of the global strategy.
The role is also responsible in close coordination with colleagues in Programme Quality and Operations and Research Evidence and Learning to compile stories of impact to showcase in our Annual Report & Accounts. The post holder will need to commission and synthesise information from diverse sources, identifying key messages based on an understanding of Christian Aid’s positions and work, and the target audience. This includes the ability to identify gaps in available information and developing means of addressing these.
This is a people and processes-oriented role that includes advising internal customers (users) on complex, inter-dependent and potentially contentious issues and leading the cultural change required to ensure quality use of planning and reporting mechanisms across the organisation.
The role is rich and diverse and provides a unique opportunity for a highly motivated and inspirational professional with a vision to innovate, change and improve the current service we offer.
The role may be permanent, depending on where it is based. If the role is based in Africa countries, it will be fixed term for 3 years.
The role can be based in:
Nigeria, Abuja- Salary NGN 25,622,246 – 29,698,431
Nairobi, Kenya – Salary KES 7,955,814 – 9,093,582
India, New Delhi – Salary INR 3,316,783 – 3,551,974
Managua, Nicaragua – Salary USD 59,880 – 64,126
You will have a passion for the transformational impact of great planning and reporting on business outcomes. You’ll be an advocate for this across Christian Aid and will help us use our planning, reporting mechanisms and accountability practices to eradicate the injustice of poverty. You’ll work with experts from across the organisation to improve our effectiveness, upskilling and mentoring to make sure we’re ahead of the game utilising highly effective influencing and negotiating skills to engage and work with a diverse network of stakeholders.
You will have a range of essential skills, knowledge and experience in leading planning and performance processes in a complex organisation, using qualitative and quantitative data sources to communicate and assess impact and a high level of business intelligence.
You will have strong leadership and communication skills to join this dynamic and forward-thinking organisation as it enters the next phase of its development.
Please signal in your covering letter your work preference and the specific skills and aptitudes you believe you would bring to the role.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
How to apply
Please click the link to apply – https://jobs.christianaid.org.uk/vacancy/corporate-planning-and-reporting-lead–3343/3361/description/