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Funders’ Initiative for Civil Society – Programme Officer, Civic Futures 

Global Dialogue seeks a Programme Officer for a new fund being developed by the Funders’ Initiative for Civil Society (FICS). Civic Futures is a new philanthropic initiative co-founded by FICS and the Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR).

We are looking for an experienced Programme Officer to develop a programme of grant-making and field-building activities in response to Civic Futures’ strategy. They will oversee FICS’ grant-making under Civic Futures, and work with FICS’ Director and as part of a wider partnership team to deepen our collective understanding of the field of actors working on these issues and the funding and accompaniment we can provide to their work. 

Salary: £55,000-£65,000 pro rata depending on experience

Hours: Full-time, although we would also consider offering the role at 4 days/wk (0.8 FTE). We would welcome joint applications as a job share.

Location: The FICS team works remotely, and this role is home based. It is
open to candidates worldwide, however the successful candidate must be available to work between 2pm-6pm UK time in order to collaborate with existing staff. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in
regular team meetings – either in person if UK-based (in London), or via video conference (during UK working hours). The role will be required to undertake frequent international travel (up to 15% of time) to develop and manage relationships with grantee partners and to participate in London-based
meetings with colleagues.

To Apply: Please send an email to by 9am UK time on 12 September 2022 with the phrase Programme Officer and your name in the subject line. You should attach a CV and two-page cover letter setting out why you are interested in this role and how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification. If you would like to discuss the role with a member of our team before applying, please email

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