ActionAid has an ambitious strategy to double income from statutory donors over the next five years. The International Partnership Development team within AA International will play a key role in supporting AA members/country programmes to plan for and fundraise from statutory donors and to manage contracts when won. The Donor Coordinators will be specialists in one donor (or family of donors) and provide expertise on that donor throughout the AA federation delivering against multiple projects and having direct responsibility for the achievement of financial (fundraising) targets
Directorate of International Fundraising and Communications
International Partnership Development
International Partnership Development Donor Coordinator – United Nations and Tenders
Location: Preferably London or Nairobi
Local Terms and Conditions of Employment
We have an ambitious strategy to double income from statutory donors over the next five years. The International Partnership Development team within ActionAid International will play a key role in supporting members/country programmes to plan for and fundraise from statutory donors as well as manage contracts when won. Join us as a Donor Coordinator and you will help achieve fundraising targets by focusing on our engagement with the United Nations and Tenders offered by donors. You will provide expertise and intelligence as well as support for applications and awarded contracts.
You will manage our relationship with the UN acting as our contact point for funding opportunities and submissions. You will encourage local in country relationship development with UN offices as well as deliver up-to-date intelligence to the organisation on relevant UN themes and issues covering funding openings, financing decisions and strategic priorities.
You will also maximise Tender opportunities and minimise the risk of non-compliance by ensuring submissions are of the highest quality and meet regulatory requirements. Important will be your ability to deliver regular analysis and reporting on contracts and grants.
You will have significant experience of working with institutional donors in a funding capacity. This will include the United Nations which will have given you sound knowledge of UN rules and regulations and a proven track record in proposal design and fundraising success. Preferably you will have experience of working on developing and managing Tenders. In addition you will posses excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills as well as the ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, often at a distance.
Further information on this position can be obtained from our website at www.actionaid.org/jobs or from the attached job description.
Applications should be sent with your CV, motivation cover letter and two names of your nominated referees to: email@example.com by no later than the 2nd of July 2012. Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
While we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates. ActionAid International reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time.
ActionAid International warmly welcomes applications from all sections of the community, but we aim to promote diversity by encouraging women and people living with disability to apply.