Apply Now: Regional Programme Coordinator – Africa and the Middle East – (Remote) Global Girl Project

About Us

Organisational Overview

Global Girl Project (GGP) is an international charity that mobilises marginalised girls within the Majority World (Global South) to become agents of social change, through community development and social action. GGP was founded nine years ago in the US as a registered 501(c)3 non profit and then became registered in the UK as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in 2019. GGP works globally, within the Majority World, in partnership with well-established organisations and schools to run innovative and impactful leadership programming for girls aged 13 to 18 years.

Role Overview

The Regional Coordinator – Africa and Middle East will join a small team working remotely, which is passionate about doing development work in a feminist and anti-colonial way. As part of a small and growing international charity your role will be integral in driving the growth that Global Girl Project needs to achieve in the coming year, in order to increase our impact.

Your focus will be on working with and supporting our partner organisations and girls in Africa and the Middle East. You will be supporting partners to deliver our Global Girl Leadership Initiative in Africa and the Middle East, onboarding and training partners, providing ongoing support throughout the programme implementation, and ensuring all monitoring is completed effectively.

In addition, we are in a period of growth and are working to further increase our offerings to girls and partners as part of our Global Graduates Connect network. Global Graduates Connect is our network of girls who have completed the Global Girl Leadership Initiative and which provides ongoing activities, support, and opportunities for connection. This role will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing Global Graduates Connect activities, both through working with partners and delivering activities directly to girls.


  • This role is open to applicants from and based in Africa and the Middle East.

  • This position is a part-time, 6-month contract position and the candidate will be considered self-employed.

  • We anticipate this role to work a 16 hour / 2 day work week, with potential to extend and increase this, funding dependent. The right candidate will be able to work flexibly to support partners and girls, which may include early mornings, evenings or weekends.

  • You also need to be available during our organisation’s ‘golden hours’ of 10am – 2pm UK time (GMT/BST).

  • Pay rate: £4.33/hr. For 16 hours a week this is: £69.28/weekly; £300/month; £3602/year

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain effective, equal working relationships with our Africa and Middle East programme partners

  • Oversee the delivery of our Global Girl Leadership Initiative across Africa and the Middle East, including communication with partners, programme set up, monitoring, and evaluation.

  • Work with programme partners to explore and implement opportunities for Global Graduates Connect activities

  • In cooperation with partners, coordinate and deliver Global Graduates Connect opportunities for girls in Africa and the Middle East

  • Actively seek to improve and develop programming, bringing new ideas for activities and projects under the Global Graduates Connect programme

  • Share insights and ideas with the Programme Team and play an active role in developing and improving programmes.

    About You

    You Will Be…

  • Self-motivated and driven – we work remotely and you will be trusted to manage your work and drive it forward.

  • Highly organised – you will be managing a range of projects across countries and partners and need to be efficient, organised, with a keen eye for detail.

  • Able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment across different time zones

  • Able to build and develop respectful relationships through effective teamwork

  • Able to be creative, flexible and think outside the box

  • Able to work well under pressure

  • Passionate about delivering excellent work

  • Comfortable in working remotely and independently with little daily supervision

  • A self-starter and have excellent time management

    Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications


  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience in project management in the NGO/charity sectors

  • Experience managing projects with partners across multiple partners and countries

  • Experience delivering projects remotely and using online educational platforms. (We use Canvas to deliver our programmes, experience with this software is not required but an ability to use online delivery methods and high levels of digital competence are required

  • Experience developing strong, equitable partnerships underpinned by feminist principles

  • Experience working with and directly delivering activities and learning programmes to girls aged 13-18.

  • Experience designing activities, projects and programmes suitable for girls aged 13 – 18.

  • Experience delivering leadership programming and an understanding of feminist leadership principles.

  • Understanding of development, racial and gender equality models

  • Experience working within a cross-cultural, international context

  • Strong computer literacy

  • Strong spoken and written English skills


  • Knowledge of the charitable sector, especially within small charities

  • Familiarity with Google Drive and SquareSpace

  • Undergraduate degree

    Not so fun fact: Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised folks tend to only apply when they check every box. Think you have what it takes, but don’t meet all the criteria? Please apply anyway. We’d love to determine together whether you could be a great fit!

    Global Girl Project is an equal opportunity company, and we value diverse voices, backgrounds, and perspectives on our team. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or status as an individual with a disability.

    How to apply:

    In order to ensure the process is as fair and accessible as possible, we are implementing a CV-free recruitment process. The application process will be as follows:

    In order to ensure the process is as fair, accessible and skills-focussed as possible, we are implementing a CV-free recruitment process. The application process will be as follows:

  • Submit your answers to our application questions in this Google Form. Deadline is Sunday May 26th, 11:59pm BST (GMT+1)

  • First round interviews to take place: Week of June 3rd, 2024

  • Second round interviews to take place: Week of June 10th, 2024

  • Informal chat and opportunity for questions pre-accepting (if desired by candidate)

  • Start: Monday July 1st, 2024

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