Programme jobs exist mainly within International NGO organisations, and are usually service delivery- or project-based, to help charities or other not for profit organisations delivery specific projects.
Typical programme jobs include Programme Coordinator, Programme Assistant, Programme Officer or Programme Manager.
Responsibilities & Duties for Programmes Roles
- communicating with people related to the programme work
- providing administrative and project management support for specific projects
- responding to queries by telephone and email
- maintaining and developing accurate records on databases
Other responsibilities for Programme Coordinators and Programme Managers include collecting and providing information through the use of media, e.g. print and internet, and providing financial administration support for specific projects.
Skills Required for Programme Jobs
For any Programme Coordinator, Assistant, Officer or Manager role, required skills include good communication skills, good initiative and interpersonal skills and excellent IT skills including MS Office.
Career progression is typically into Programme Director jobs.