Programme Assistant - Africa

Job Title: Programme Assistant – Africa

Responsible to: Programme Officer

Location: Vauxhall, London, UK – Right to work in UK a requirement

Job purpose: To support the Programme Officer in the management of Health Poverty Action and Find Your Feet’s Africa programmes by assisting in the administration of institutional grant projects including reporting, project finances and supporting country teams. Additional responsibilities will include supporting grant management; researching funding opportunities and good practices; assisting with proposal writing; and providing information, logistical and administrative services to international programme staff.

Salary: £18,355 (plus London weighting of £3,457)

Hours: Full-Time

Closing date: Sunday 16th June, 11.59pm

Interview dates: Provisionally 24th/25th June

Please note that due to the potentially high number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Please send your application form to: personnel@healthpovertyaction.org


The Programme Team in London provides support services to the development, implementation and administration of Health Poverty Action’s programmes.  Health Poverty Action’s programme work in Africa takes place through country offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Somaliland and Find Your Feet’s in Malawi and Zimbabwe. This position will sit within the Africa Programmes Team. Working with the Programme Officers the postholder will support on the administration of project finances, assist with project logistics and grant management, assist the broader administration within the Programme Team and contribute to programme development.

For more information, please refer to the Job Description.


At Health Poverty Action we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst all of our staff and everyone we work with.

 Health Poverty Action recognises that all adults and children have equal rights to protection from abuse and exploitation. Health Poverty Action condemns exploitation and inappropriate behaviour, and is committed to taking action for the protection of programme participants.  In cases where positions include a high level of safeguarding risk, police checks or local equivalents will be carried out.


Application Documents

Job Description

HPA Application Form