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  • Advertised from 13th December 2021
  • 35 hours per week


We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic Programme Manager (Children’s Human Rights Defenders/National Projects). This is a critical role, responsible for the management, development, delivery and reporting on the national Children’s Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) Programme and new innovative national projects and consultations which further the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

The programme covers a portfolio of national work including commissioned consultations, influential projects, and Children’s Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) activities which we are looking to develop into a national programme.

Once in place, and following induction, the post holder will be able to quickly and effectively take up their role and make a positive contribution to the organisation.

An excellent manager, communicator and networker, the post holder will contribute to our work to support implementation of the UNCRC and deliver human rights for children.

*This is a Scotland wide post with an administrative/office base at the Children’s Parliament HQ in Edinburgh. All staff are currently homeworking. The location for this post is flexible but regular attendance at Children’s Parliament HQ is required.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date for applications: Monday 17 January 2022 at 12 noon.

Interviews for this post will be held by Zoom on Thursday 27 January 2022.