Ignita Programmes Coordinator


Women Win

Remote (global)
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (global)
  • Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:21/07/2024
  • Location:Remote (global)
Movement building


The work of Ignita includes pooled funding mechanisms, fiscal sponsorships, shared governance approaches, participatory grantmaking and learning communities. The team oversees a range of partnerships with organisations fiscally hosted at Women Win. We champion transformative philanthropy by disrupting the philanthropic sector to acknowledge and challenge unequal power structures. We strengthen movements and network building by fostering trust-based connections and collaborations that drive meaningful and collective change. 

Programme Coordination

  • Oversee the daily operations of multiple Ignita programmes, ensuring a collaborative approach with the Ignita team, FinOps and external funders and partners.
  • Maintain technical excellence in execution of tasks, including overseeing programme budgets and legal/contractual requirements.
  • Uphold and improve grant making and grant management procedures, including but not limited to due diligence procedures, grant agreements, and systems (e.g. Salesforce), to ensure grantmaking is efficient and appropriate to funder requirements and partner needs.

Fiscal Sponsorship Management

  • Act as the contact point for the partner and work with them throughout the different phases of the fiscal sponsorship: negotiation, set up, and accompaniment. Provide the partner with the level of support requested.
  • Deliver on all administrative and contracting processes for a variety of fiscal sponsorship services. Collaborate with the team and partners to automate and streamline processes and procedures.

Learning Mindset

  • Liaise with other staff members to share innovations and promising practices; identify learning opportunities; and streamline organisation-wide programmatic efforts.
  • Proactively seek innovative ways of working from decolonised and feminist perspectives which benefit Ignita, Women Win and feminist movements.


  • Participation in various Special Project teams and other ongoing work of Women Win as required.
  • Represent WW and the Ignita brand externally as needed.


Education: at least a university degree in a relevant field e.g. Gender, International Development, Human Rights, Business Administration, Finance etc.

Experience: In addition to Coordinator level competencies (as described above), the candidate should have:

  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • A feminist mindset including a solid understanding of international grassroots organisations and the feminist movement;
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Experience in an administrative or coordinator role including grant management, project coordination (designing workplans, managing budgets, tracking multiple competing deadlines and deliverables) and non-profit operations. 
  • Ability to maintain multiple internal and external stakeholder relationships;
  • Interest in exploring new tools and develop processes that are more efficient and streamlined.
  • Excellent listening, written and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with others, especially digitally and in a remote setting.
  • Experience working remotely and with a remotely based team, proactive attitude and ability to work independently

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