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Job Vacancy: Kaleidoscope Trust is looking for a new Programme Manager for its Commonwealth Equality Programme!

Kaleidoscope Trust is looking for a new Programme Manager for its Commonwealth Equality Programme. 




(Full-time for a fixed term until 31 March 2021 

(with possibility of extension)


Salary:  £41,000 p.a. plus pension contributions 


The role: 


This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Programme Manager to join a small, creative and influential NGO, as we deliver our international activities championing the equality and human rights of LGBT+ persons, women and girls, and other intersectionally disadvantaged groups, bolstering their inclusion in political and societal decision-making processes.


The Programme Manager’s work will focus on the planning and delivery of the “Commonwealth Equality Project: towards an equal world for women, girls and LGBT+ persons”, a six-month intervention implemented jointly with the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WfD) in a number of Commonwealth countries. Between now and March 2021, the project will:


  1. create greater evidence, capacities and incentives among government actors and parliamentarians of the social and economic costs of discriminatory regulations and practices
  2. strengthen collaborative relationships between civil society organisations and political decision-makers and the flow of reliable information and evidence, and
  3. deepen civil society policy development and policy advocacy capacities with a view to creating a more conducive environment for positive change in laws, policies and implementation and social norms.


The Programme Manager will be critical in ensuring the impactful delivery of Kaleidoscope Trust’s contribution to this programme. They will work in close collaboration with a variety of stakeholders within Kaleidoscope Trust, including in the executive and those leading on research/policy, communications and finance/compliance; at WfD; with recipients of funding for other programmes under the Commonwealth Equality Project; and with civil society actors, lawmakers and parliamentarians from across the Commonwealth.


How to apply:

Click here for the full job specification and for further information on how to apply.


The deadline for applications is 23:59 (UK-time), Monday 2nd November 2020.