Director of Program Development (Project Management)

Director of Program Development (Project Management)

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Change management
  • Project / programme management


London, E16 2DQ
Remote opportunity


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week or 3-7 hours / week


22 Jul 2024

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We are looking for a dedicated individual that will help us execute a brand new project that will provide solar power to Africa. This role is 100% remote and can be done from anywhere. 

What will you be doing?

We need someone that is motivated and gets things done! 

Working with our solar engineers and charity staff you will execute a brand new initiative / program that we can run from South Africa and help communities access renewable energy. 

We have recently worked with Innovate UK to test a new solar panel with great success, the successful applicant will take this and our business plan and setup a new project/charity and or business and help us execute providing solar power to South Africa initially and then across the whole of Africa. 

What are we looking for?

We need someone that can:

- Work alone 

- Drive a new project 

- Decision maker 

- Passion to help others 

- Project Management skills/experience 

- A knowledge of solar or Africa would be an advantage but not essential 

What difference will you make?

You will be the lead on this project obtaining great impact across Africa 

  • Animals / wildlife
  • Children / families
  • Climate action
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Human rights
  • International development
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
  • Local / community
  • Poverty relief
  • Social care
  • Sports
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    • To promote for the benefit of the public the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment; 

    • To advance

    • ...