The Membership Engagement Team has collective responsibility for growing the Alliance, supporting all aspects of the member journey from scoping of new members, orientation when members join the Alliance, supporting their transition to full membership and their five year review; strengthening and facilitating member’s engagement and learning; overseeing the approach to members’ due diligence and safeguarding; and overseeing planning for the knowledge management portfolio and development of our Community Platform - Changemakers for Children.

In addition to the management responsibilities of the role, the successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Alliance Programme to support preparation of reports for the Board and attendance at quarterly Board Membership Committee meetings.

We are a global Secretariat and we are currently wanting to more broadly reflect geographic and cultural diversity.  We therefore welcome applications from candidates in  South Africa, Kenya, India and the UK.   Excellent command of English (oral and written) is a must, but  proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, French or Arabic would be advantageous.

Key skills for this role including the need to be flexible and adaptable, a highly skilled communicator with strong relationship building, negotiation and diplomacy skills. The post holder must evidence a respectful, empathetic and supportive approach to work with national civil society organisations, who seeks to identify and build on strengths, and acknowledges the challenges such agencies face in their day to day work.  This role works across different actors, cultural contexts, technical areas and bridges silos within the organisation and the wider Alliance. 

This role is home based and the post holder will ideally have experience of working from home as part of a remote, international team.

For more information about working with us and the application process, please see the 'Work with us' page. 

Please see the full list of responsibilities and the person specification in the Job Description


Range: £49,000 - £54,000 UK equivalent salary. This will be pro-rated for part time hours. 

In addition, we offer generous benefits and family-friendly policies.

Salary will be determined based on experience and the location of post holder with a cost of living adjustment agreed, using market rate salary data and converted into local currency

Working hours

Part time - 3.5 days per week (0.7 FTE = 24.5 hours per week)

Working pattern to be agreed on appointment.

Contract type

Fixed term (minimum 5 months) - to start by 26 April - end September 2021

Maternity cover


The position is home based, within the country of residence of the candidate, specifically South Africa, Kenya, India or UK

The post holder will be employed by Family For Every Child and must therefore ensure that they have the legal right to work within the county they are based.  Family For Every Child does not support applications for working visas and there is no relocation support.  We require proof of entitlement - visa and/or passport - and we will need a signed declaration for tax and social security purposes in order to ensure we comply with local legislation.  Should the tax and or employment legislation within the country you are based prohibit Family For Every Child from employing you directly then we will explore the option of an Employer of Record/Professional Employment Organisation arrangement. If the cost or mechanism of ensuring legitimate employment within your country of residence proves prohibitive, Family for Every Child reserves the right to withdraw your application from the selection process.

Application deadline

14 March 2021

Interview date

Week commencing 22 March 2021

How to apply

Complete the online application form:

CVs will not be accepted. If you are shortlisted, we will contact you a few days after the deadline to invite you to interview. We will not contact other candidates.