Head of Policy and Impact - Mary's Meals

Head of Policy and Impact - Mary's Meals

Location: Glasgow and Overseas

Mary’s Meals is a global movement of people from all walks of life, united by our belief that no child in this world of plenty should endure a day without a meal. Theirs is not a movement that divides rich from poor, or giver from receiver. Every contribution is equally valued, from cash donations that buy the food, to the time and energy given to cook and serve the meals. Nearly every part of their work depends on unpaid volunteers and it is through them that our movement grows. Together, their are helping transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of impoverished children.

Role and Responsabilities

As the Head of Policy and Impact, you will play a lead role in shaping how Mary’s Meals deliver their school feeding programmes.  You’ll be joining a newly created and growing directorate and will be responsible for leading on the development, implementation and management of research projects and the implementation of Mary’s Meals Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) strategy across the organisation.    

This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity where your work will directly shape how they do what they do!

Salary: £41,000 - £45,000 (depending on experience).

Person Specification

They’re looking for a strong research background preferable with experience in the voluntary sector.  The role will be based at the Mary’s Meals International HQ in Glasgow, and may require overseas travel to their programme countries, you will be required to work closely with team members in all of these locations and with colleagues working in other parts of the organisation, to deliver strategy, change and organisational growth.  

It is a challenging, exciting and fulfilling role which will give you the opportunity to make a tangible difference to the effectiveness of their work and to the lives of children in some of the world’s poorest communities. 

They’re very open to hearing from people who would prefer to work flexibly or part-time.

How to Apply

To receive a recruitment pack with further information on the role and details on how to apply, please contact their recruitment partner Badenoch & Clark on 0141 220 6460 or e-mail janet.mcbride@badenochandclark.com alternatively please here.


Closing date: midnight on Sunday 19th November.

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