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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Programme Funding Coordinator x 2 (Africa development and humanitarian)

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Organization: CARE International UK
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 24 Jul 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 and humanitarian portfolio? Join the Africa development programmes or global humanitarian programmes teams!

Salary: £34 - 37K per annum (depending on experience)
Contract: Full time, permanent for Humanitarian and 12 months FTC for Africa
Location: Vauxhall, London

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 line with the CARE International 2020 Programme Strategy and ensures that our programmes save lives and bring lasting change through consistent and high standards of programme design, quality delivery and learning. The Africa team is currently managing a portfolio of projects funded by institutional donors (DFID, EC, BLF, Comic Relief, etc), with a value of over £60 million. The Humanitarian team is managing projects funded by institutional donors (DFID, ECHO, EC, DEC, Start Network) in about 20 countries globally, responding to the majority of the major humanitarian crises. The portfolio has a value of about £120 million.

About the role

The Programme Funding Coordinators will work in a multi-disciplinary Programme unit (Africa or Humanitarian) 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 Donors 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 multimillion consortia, 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 a passionate and experienced international development/ humanitarian 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/ ECHO), in particular in relation to commercial contracts and large tenders, and large consortia grants and rapid onset humanitarian funding mechanisms for the humanitarian team. You have the ability to lead and coordinate multi-disciplinary teams during proposal preparation, working with partners and colleagues in multiple locations. You have experience in and very good understanding of humanitarian and development programme design. 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.

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