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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Programme Funding Coordinator

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: CARE International UK
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 05 Jun 2017

Do you want to play a key role in a growing, experienced and passionate team supporting and shaping CARE International UK’s international development portfolio in Asia and Africa?

Salary: £37K per annum
Contract: Full time, permanent
Location: Vauxhall, London
Ref: C874

Why work for us?

The Programme Management Team is at the very centre of CIUK’s new strategy for the delivery of high quality and impactful programming within CARE. The team shapes and delivers our institutional programme portfolio in Africa and Asia in line with the CARE International 2020 Programme Strategy and ensures that our programmes bring lasting change through consistent and high standards of programme design, quality delivery and learning. We are currently managing a portfolio of projects funded by institutional donors (DFID, EC, BLF, Comic Relief, etc). The portfolio currently has a value of over £60 million.

About the role

The Programme Funding Coordinators will work in a multi-disciplinary Regional Programme unit and will be responsible for raising significant funds to grow the team’s programme portfolio. You will deliver a high quality bidding programme with Institutional Funders and Foundations in order to build a healthy and sustainable funding pipeline so that CIUK can achieve our programme goals; build learning and multiply impact. You will work closely with technical advisory teams, Country Offices and other partners in order to deliver winning bids which showcase CARE’s programme innovation and which deliver impact as well as ensuring adequate cost recovery for CIUK.

The Programme Funding Coordinators will work on complex and major bids, including increasingly often on commercial contracts and multi-country partnerships and will be expected to take a high degree of responsibility for developing successful bids including negotiations with internal and external partners.

About you

You are an experienced international development worker or funding specialist, with field and/or HQ experience in institutional funding and a very good knowledge of our key donors’ requirements (DFID and EC) in particular in relation to commercial contracts and large tenders. You have the ability to lead and coordinate multi-disciplinary teams during proposal preparation, working with partners and colleagues in multiple locations. You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You are capable of building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders; you are a positive collaborator and a strong team player.

About CARE

CARE International is one of the world’s leading humanitarian and development charities. We fight poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places. We save lives in disasters and conflicts. We stand with women, girls and their communities to achieve lasting change for a better future.

Closing date: 9am Monday 5th June 2017
Interview date: 13/14 June 2016

How to apply:

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