Regional Manager – Europe, Mediterranean & Arab States – The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award are currently looking to recruit a Regional Manager – Europe, Mediterranean & Arab States

Location: Central London

Length of contract: Permanent

Closing date for applications: 17:00 BST on 10 February 2017

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation’s mission is to promote The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, provide young people with the Award, and preserve the quality of the Award worldwide. More than eight million young people from over 140 countries and territories have taken part in the Award.

Their ambition is that every eligible young person aged 14 to 24 in the world will have the opportunity to participate in the Award.

The Europe, Mediterranean and Arab States (EMAS) Region stretches from the westernmost point on the European continent, up to the Nordic states, continuing East over the Russian Federation, and down to the Arabian peninsula. The EMAS office works with National Award operators to develop the Award in the region, enabling even more young people to embark on an enjoyable and exciting Award journey. There are currently 19 National Award Operators (NAOs) supporting in excess of 350,000 participants each year.

The regional team’s remit is to ensure NAOs are complying with the Foundation’s licensing standards and delivering the Award in a consistent manner, and working with them to build capacity and capability in order to enable the growth of the Award in their countries.

Who they’re looking for

They are looking to recruit a Regional Manager to support National Award Operators across the EMAS region, ensuring quality of delivery and supporting growth in participation rates through effective partnering whilst maintaining and promoting the Foundation’s values through excellent relationship management, as well as the design and implementation of key projects.

This role is a diverse one, and will require the incumbent to support strategy and operations throughout EMAS, taking part in license validations (including collaborating and following up with National Award Operators to set improvement plans), designing and delivering training sessions with the aim of building capacity across the region.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of designing, delivering, and evaluating business development plans, developing resources and materials, running events, monitoring and evaluating activities. Essential to the role will be strong execution and follow up, with excellent organisational and project management skills. Cultural awareness is also a must.

How to apply 

To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to

Download the full job description here.

The closing date for applications is 17:00 on 10 February 2017.

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