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Senior Learning and Insights Manager

Purposeful seeks an individual with intellectual curiosity, creativity and a combination of experience, skill, and passion for drawing out insights from qualitative and quantitative data to tell powerful stories and inform effective programming. The Learning and Insights Manager will provide leadership on efforts to deepen knowledge about girls, understanding their context, and discovering how the work of Purposeful’s partners impact their life trajectories. In addition, the right individual will support efforts to develop Purposeful’s overall monitoring and evaluation frameworks, including development of metrics developed inductively from our learning agenda.

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Operations Manager (Closed)

We are looking for a dedicated and dynamic Operations Manager to oversee Purposeful’s operations in Sierra Leone. The Operations Manager will work closely with the senior leadership team to ensure the smooth running of the organisation  and lead on procurement, logistics, the management of service providers and contracts and compliance including the development of policies, insurance and health and safety requirements.  

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Programme Manager - Partners and Mentorship (Closed)

The Programme Manager plays a central role in the execution of programme strategy designed to achieve Purposeful’s mission. This includes responsibility for developing partnerships with grassroots organisations and making funding recommendations to the Board of Directors; supporting the organisational development of grantee-partners through supportive interactions; and documenting the lessons learned in supporting community-driven change. The role also require supporting  all mentorship  and life skills activities with partners.

In order to execute their responsibilities effectively, the Programme Manager must maintain an in-depth knowledge of the priorities and strategies of Purposeful grant-making, learning and evaluation, as well as advocacy programmes and develop a deep knowledge around adolescent girls.

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Programme Officer - Partner and Salone Adolescent Girls Network (Closed)

The Programme Officer plays a central role in the execution of programme strategy designed to achieve Purposeful’s mission. This includes responsibility for developing partnerships with grassroots organisations and making funding recommendations to the Board of Directors; managing The Salone Adolescent Girls’ Network activities at national and district level; supporting the organisational development of grantee-partners through supportive interactions; and documenting the lessons learned in supporting community-driven change.

In order to execute their responsibilities effectively, the Programme Officer must maintain an in-depth knowledge of the priorities and strategies of Purposeful grant-making, learning and evaluation, as well as advocacy programme and develop a deep knowledge around adolescent girls.

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Programme Officer - Participation/Girl Led/Cash Grants (Closed)

The Programme Officer plays a central role in the execution of programme strategy designed to achieve Purposeful’s mission. This includes responsibility for developing partnerships with grassroots organisations and making funding recommendations to the Board of Directors; supporting the organisational development of grantee-partners through supportive interactions; and documenting the lessons learned in supporting community driven change.

The role also requires piloting cash-grants initiative with grassroots girls and allies in specific communities.  In order to execute responsibilities effectively, the Programme Officer must maintain an in-depth knowledge of the priorities and strategies of Purposeful grant-making, learning and evaluation, as well as advocacy programmes and develop a deep knowledge around adolescent girls.

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Programme Coordinator (Closed)

We are looking for a young and dynamic Programme Coordinator to join the Karo Kura team. They will play a central role in the Programmes team with responsibility for developing partnerships with grassroots organisations, supporting the organisational development of Karo Kura grantee-partners through supportive interactions; and documenting the lessons learned in supporting community-driven change.In order to execute their responsibilities effectively, the Programme Coordinator must maintain an in-depth knowledge of the priorities and strategies of Purposeful grant-making, learning and evaluation, as well as advocacy programmes and develop a deep knowledge around adolescent girls.

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Finance Manager (Closed)

We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced Finance Manager to work closely with the senior leadership team. They will play a vital role in the effective financial management of the SAGE project and act as the key financial focal point for DFID and partners. They will lead on managing partner, budgets, training, monthly and quarterly audits and reporting and ensuring a high standard of financial management and compliance with DFID requirements.

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Programme Manager – Livelihoods (Closed)

The Programme Manager will play a key role in designing and implementing the adolescent girls’ economic livelihood component of the SAGE programme. This includes responsibility for developing partnerships with grassroots organisations and making funding recommendations to the Board of Directors; supporting the organisational development of grantee partners through supportive interactions; and documenting the lessons learned in supporting community-driven change. The role will focus on supporting SAGE partners in providing technical training to girls in the area of energy (Solar Power), transport and agriculture, marketing their services and products and also  forming them  into cooperatives groups.

In order to execute their responsibilities effectively, the Programme Manager must maintain an in-depth knowledge of the priorities and strategies of Purposeful grant-making, learning and evaluation, as well as advocacy programmes and develop a deep knowledge around adolescent girls.

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Programme Officer, Safe Spaces and Community Engagement (Closed)

The Programme Officer, Safe Spaces and Community Engagement will play a lead role in supporting girls’ safe spaces and activities with community stakeholders. They will have significant responsibility in overseeing the successful running of safe spaces sessions and community dialogues/conversations on issues relating to girls.  The Programme Officer must maintain an in-depth knowledge of running adolescent safe spaces and community development work. The purpose of the position is also to work with the community including Girls Empowerment Committees, paramount chiefs, councillors, boys and men.


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Programme Officer, Safe Spaces and Learning, Education and Inclusion (Closed)

The Programme Officer Safe Spaces and Learning plays a lead role in supporting partners’ activities at the safe spaces. They will have significant responsibility in overseeing partners’ safe spaces with focus on education and inclusion. The Programme Officer must maintain an in-depth knowledge of running adolescent safe spaces, learning and the inclusion of girls with disabilities. The purpose of the position is also to work with the specific partners including the MEST, Population Council and the Disability and Inclusion Partner (DIP) in supporting the work of the Consortium.

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Programme Coordinator (Closed)

We are looking for a Young and dynamic Programme Coordinator to join our team. They will play a central role in the programmes team with responsibility for developing partnerships with grassroots organisations,  supporting the organisational development of grantee partners through supportive interactions; and documenting the lessons learned in supporting community driven change. In order to execute their responsibilities effectively, the Programme Coordinator must maintain an in-depth knowledge of the priorities and strategies of Purposeful grant making, learning and evaluation, as well as advocacy programmes and develop a deep knowledge around adolescent girls.

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Driver (Closed) 

We are now looking for an experienced Female Driver, over 25, to join our expanding team as we enter into this exciting new delivery phase.

This role will be vital to the smooth running of the charity and the delivery of its activities. Responsibilities will include support to our programme by safely transporting staff, partners and visitors to ensure we are able to deliver our work to adolescent girls. You will also be responsible for transporting goods and materials and running errands. The driver is often seen as the public face of the organisation so the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility as well as excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues will be required.  The driver should maintain confidentiality and have the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

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