Director of Development and Partnerships

Ref: 7273


This role is a remote job opportunity and open to applicants in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and USA

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Role coordinated by:

Harriet Weaver

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 3928 7384


Primary Practice Group: Social Impact and Environment

Salary & Benefits: £60k-65k

Closing Date: 20/05/2024

Join Us in Cultivating Joy and Belonging for Displaced Communities Globally

Since 2016, Amna, formerly known as Refugee Trauma Initiative, has been dedicated to providing non-clinical mental health support to every child and family affected by violence and displacement. Our mission is to create community capacity for healing in communities ravaged by trauma. We envision a world where refugees can determine their future unbounded by the impacts of conflict and displacement.

For the past seven years, we have been working globally and in partnership with community structures and organisations to integrate trauma-sensitive psychosocial approaches and tools so that refugees can gain respite, share experiences, be listened to, and understood in safe, consistent spaces. As we embark on our next 5-year strategy, we are looking to expand our reach and deepen our impact.

We are seeking a highly capable and dedicated Director of Development and Partnerships to lead our fundraising efforts and cultivate strategic partnerships to further amplifying Amna’s voice. As a crucial member of our Senior Leadership Team, your input will play a significant role in shaping the direction of our organisation, enhancing our overall effectiveness, and nurturing key partnerships that are essential to our mission. We're on the lookout for individuals who have a proven track record of success in building organisations within fast-paced environments, demonstrating the experience and expertise needed to navigate dynamic landscapes with ease.

Our ideal candidate will be compassionate, ambitious, and values-driven. You will possess excellent leadership skills and a keen ability to represent the organisation with authenticity and passion. Your strategic acumen, coupled with a collaborative approach and exceptional interpersonal skills, will be instrumental in driving our mission forward. And crucially, you will demonstrate passion for, and understanding of, the work and ethos of Amna.

Amna wishes to encourage applications from experienced leaders drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds who can drive and inspire change for refugees and displaced people.

To apply please download the appointment details below, quoting reference 7273 in your application. The closing date for applications is Monday 20th May 2024 at 9am BST.

This role is a remote job opportunity and open to applicants in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and USA. Amna offers a hybrid working environment to its employees allowing for a blend of remote and in-person work. The salary band is £60k-65k. There is a minimum of 20% international travel.

Amna will be supported in this appointment by executive search firm Perrett Laver. Any initial enquiries should be directed to Harriet Weaver

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Amna is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents.

As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disabilities status.

Applications are strongly encouraged from people with personal or family lived experience as refugees and displacement.

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