Sierra Leone - Programme Manager

CLOSING DATE: 16.30 (SL time) Friday 14th September 2018

SALARY: SLL 142,925,463 gross per annum

LOCATION: Freetown, Sierra Leone

VISA REQUIREMENTS: Must have the right to work in Sierra Leone.


We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being sidelined. We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. Whether that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their communities. Our programmes are genuinely life-changing, but can’t do any of this without talented, creative individuals at every level of our organisation.

ABOUT the role

From late 2018, young leaders in Sierra Leone will be supported by Restless Development to implement Saving Lives II, a programme delivered through a consortium of eight partners, led by International Rescue Committee and funded by the UK Department for International Development.

As the lead agency for community mobilisation, Restless Development will deploy complementary strategies around communication, awareness raising, and capacity building in communities nationwide. The Programme Manager will lead this exciting new programme and will head up a new team at an exciting time in Restless Development’s journey. The Programme Manager will be expected to work with colleagues across other programme teams to deliver this programme. The Programme Manager will directly support coordinators maintaining oversight and holding responsibility for programme delivery.

This Programme Manager position will lead this exciting new programme and set up a new team at an exciting time in Restless Development’s journey. The Programme Manager will be expected to work with colleagues across other teams, such as finance, to deliver all programmes within our portfolio. Programme Managers will directly support Co-ordinators to deliver against key projects, maintaining oversight and ultimate responsibility for delivery while managing at a more strategic level.


For more information, please download the Job Description below and send a completed Application Form to by 16.30 (SL time) Friday 14th September 2018. Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.

Still not convinced? See more about What We Do For You and Life at Restless.


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We seek to recruit, retain and develop staff from all sectors of the community and will ensure that no applicant or staff member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, age, HIV status, disability, or any other factor that cannot be shown to be relevant to performance.

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