£32000 - £36000 per annum



About the organisation

Who we are

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Read more

Job Description

Salary: £32,000 to £36,000
Location: London
Hours: 35 hours
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 16th June 2019

Job Purpose

Age International's vision is of a world in which women and men everywhere can lead dignified, healthy and secure lives as they grow older. Age International is a subsidiary charity of Age UK and the UK member of the HelpAge Global Network, who work with and for older people across the world. We're here to help older people in developing countries by reducing poverty, improving health, protecting rights and responding to emergencies.

We are recruiting a Programme Development and Funding Officer. The post-holder will support country and regional teams in Eurasia and the Middle East, working across the programme funding cycle, for both development and humanitarian work. The post-holder will also account manage some of Age International's key donor accounts, helping to build relations and secure funding for our work. This job provides the opportunity to work closely with programme teams, and to make a real contribution to the design, development and oversight of projects, as well as acting as a global focal point on one of our key donor accounts.

Key Skills

* A good understanding of international development and global ageing.
* Experience of working in programming, or at least a strong interest to develop skills in this area.
* Experience of working with, and securing funds from, major institutional donors, including UN agencies; UK and European governments, trusts, and foundations.
* Able to manage multiple and complex tasks, and to work under pressure in a deadline-focused environment.
* Strong project proposal and report writing skills.
* Demonstrable experience of developing and implementing fundraising strategies and plans.

Additional Information

We can accommodate the post-holder working from home 1 day a week.

There will be international travel, usually between 4-6 weeks per year.

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Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.