Director of Programmes
Start date: ASAP
Contract: Full time (100%)
Location: London (UK) or Bagni di Lucca (Italy). Substantial travel required to programme locations (up to 30% travel)
Closing Date: 14 June 2019
Preliminary Skype interviews: w/c 17th June 2019
Face to face interviews: w/c 8th July or w/c 15th July 2019

Please download the Candidate Pack for more information on how to apply.


If you have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process, need additional information, or would like to have an informal discussion, please email in the first instance.

About the Role

PCi’s strategic goal is to expand into a limited number of new geographies over the coming three years and establish ourselves as a centre of excellence with respect to peacebuilding methodology.

The Director of Programmes is a core member of PCi’s Leadership who will be at the centre of driving our expansion into new geographies. The post is responsible for providing effective leadership to and oversight of PCi’s programmes, ensuring that they are fully aligned with our strategic plan.

They will represent PCi at a high level, managing key strategic and funding relationships and spearheading PCi’s efforts to provide thought leadership within the peacebuilding field. The Director of Programmes will ultimately be responsible for developing and growing PCi’s programme team and ensuring they are highly skilled, motivated and supported to deliver on the organisation’s shared vision.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate has:

  • Substantial experience in a similar leadership role with responsibility for a fast-paced programme portfolio being delivered in complex environments.
  • A strong sense of initiative and a proven record of conceptualising new projects and driving delivery against project plans and milestones.
  • A leadership style that inspires, addresses conflicts in constructive ways and fosters a positive culture of accountability.
  • A strong team leader who can unite a team located in different countries.
  • Experience and creativeness to act as a robust thought partner to the CEO in both strategic planning and problem solving.
  • A demonstrated capacity to lead programme discussions on peacebuilding impact and methodology alongside substantial experience in setting up monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning processes.
  • Experience in fundraising and contract management experience; from qualifying opportunities, through to preparing proposals with strong theories of change and negotiating contracts with donors, to effectively on-boarding new projects.

They will be:

  • A strong networker who actively contributes to generating fundraising opportunities for PCi and
  • An active contributor to debates in the peacebuilding field, acting as a catalyst for thought leadership.
  • Aligned to PCi’s values and able to express this in their day-to-day work.
  • Passionate about our work and peace building
How to Apply

All correspondence should be via Oxford HR.

To apply for this post, click on the “Apply Now” button in the job advert page and complete our online application form.

Please provide a CV and cover letter in ONE single Word document, which should be prepared before applying as they will be requested in the application process.

The cover letter should be no more than 2 pages long and explain why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.

Conflict Analysis and Conflict Sensitivity Advisor
Start date: ASAP
Contract: Full time (100%)
Location: Tunis, Tunisia (with possible relocation to Tripoli, Libya when the security situation permits).
Salary: £35,000 – £42,000 per annum depending on skills and experience

Since 2012, PCi has facilitated the Conflict Sensitive Assistance in Libya (CSA) process, which aims to support the capacity of international assistance providers working in Libya to undertake their programming in a conflict sensitive manner. The CSA process includes: 

  • Maintaining a regularly updated national level peace and conflict context analysis;
  • Facilitating regular forum meetings to reflect on the collective impact of international assistance on peace and conflict;
  • Offering training on conflict sensitivity to international assistance providers working in Libya;
  • Developing practical knowledge products around conflict sensitivity policy and operational practice relating to Libya; and
  • Providing ad hoc conflict sensitivity advice to international assistance providers.

Under the supervision of PCi’s Senior Conflict Sensitivity Advisor, the role will support PCi’s CSA activities from Tunis, leading the updating of analysis products and focusing on identifying practical conflict sensitivity considerations for international assistance in Libya. Specific tasks will include:

  • Managing and contributing to PCi’s ongoing peace and conflict context analyses related to the CSA process;
  • Contributing to the development of knowledge products relating to conflict sensitivity in Libya;
  • Providing practical advice regarding conflict sensitivity to PCi’s international partners, including donors, multilateral organisations, policy makers and implementers within the Libyan context;
  • Organising and facilitating project activities relating to conflict sensitivity;
  • Contributing to learning about the promotion of conflict sensitivity throughout PCi’s wider programming and in the organisation as a whole;
  • Representing PCi during stakeholder meetings and events; and
    Other duties as requested.
Please review the full job description below and send your CV, accompanied by a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4), describing how your skills and experience match our requirements, to
The deadline is Friday 24th May 2019.
Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and we may appoint before the deadline.