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Head of Programme Funding (Maternity Cover)

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£58,494 - £63,149 gross per annum
Contract (12-month fixed term contract (Maternity Cover))

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Job description

We want a world where no one dies from hunger. Life-threatening hunger is predictable, preventable and treatable. Join Action Against Hunger and together we will stop it in its tracks.

Action Against Hunger is an optimistic, inspiring place to work. We want passionate and dedicated people to help build a better world. We’re a creative team made up of people with a wide range of talents, styles and expertise. But we are united in our relentless dedication to end world hunger.  No challenge is too big. With you we can do it.  Join us.

The Head of Programme Funding will manage and provide strong leadership to a dynamic team of six who support the Action Against Hunger Network to position for, access and deliver programmes with UK institutional funding, in line with the International Strategic Plan 3 (2021-5). Key donors include FCDO, DEC, Start Fund, Power of Nutrition and ELRHA.

The post holder will strengthen and expand the programme funding portfolio through the implementation of our 5-year Programme Funding Strategy and UK Government Engagement Strategy, ensuring our global Network secure and manage UK Aid and other UK funding, engaging with the UK Government and wider sector. Working closely with key stakeholders across Action Against Hunger UK, the post holder will bring a strategic and tactical approach to engagement and positioning which combines our UK and Global priorities to those of our important funding stakeholders – not least the UK Government at National, regional and local levels. The post holder will also seek to diversify our programme funding portfolio through expanding commercial contracts, climate change programming and the identification and support of funding opportunities for Nutrition, MEAL, Advocacy and UK Programme teams.

The post holder will engage positively and effectively with the Action Against Hunger Network, representing the UK at the International Donor Relations Unit (IDRU) within the Network. They will act as a key focal point for both programmatic insight from the Network as well as insight from the donor community and being able to capitalise on this important role. Within Action Against Hunger UK, they will work supportively and complementarily with our Nutrition and MEAL expertise providers as well as our Advocacy team and Fundraising department.  For more detailed information on the role, please download the attached pdf Job description.

Closing Date: 27 June 2024 at 23:59.  Interview Date: 5 July 2024.

Please read the following carefully before making your application: then all you need to do is send your CV and write a supporting statement explaining why you want the job and how your skills and experience make you the right person for the role and where you saw this vacancy.

  • As a UK based position, candidates must have the right to work in the UK
  • We welcome applications from all sections of the community and we encourage as broad a range of candidates as possible. If you need any additional support to help you through this process, please let us know (contact details in the job pack)
  • Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, within two weeks of the closing date Unfortunately, we cannot provide individual feedback
  • If you experience any technical difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the charityjob helpdesk.
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Action Against Hunger UK View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100
Posted on: 07 June 2024
Closing date: 27 June 2024 at 23:30
Tags: Intl Development, Operations

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