How to apply
To apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the role along with your CV/resume (no photos) in English in strict confidence BY EMAIL ONLY to Zoe Oldham [email protected] . A full applicant’s pack with more details on the role and organisation is also available at the above email address. Ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. Please put "QRF Director of Strategic Partnerships” in the email subject line. Deadline for applications: Sunday the 22nd January 2017, 18.00 GMT
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Post Title:Director of Strategic Partnerships
Reports to:Deputy CEO
Responsible for: The strategic partnerships and fundraising team in Jordan and leadership and oversight of fundraising activities throughout the organisation globally.
Location:London Office, location to be confirmed
Annual Salary:Highly competitive for the sector.
Since its establishment in 2013, the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development (QRF) has been focused on translating and realizing Her Majesty’s vision for Jordan, working to regain its competitiveness in the region and beyond, and to develop innovative solutions to both long standing and arising challenges in order to enable its people to realize their aspirations for a better life.
Through research and program development, the foundation aims to improve opportunities for children and youth, and equip them with the knowledge, skills and values that will empower them to excel in a fast-paced and competitive world. QRF seeks to create or localize impactful, innovative and sustainable interventions that have global relevance. Through impact-focused and evidence-driven approaches to learning QRF develops resilient, student centred and technology enabled educational models.
Purpose of Role
It is a critical time for Jordan and the Middle East. Amid large turmoil and crises of unprecedented scale, it is imperative to ensure that the global community continues to make both short and long term investments in education in Jordan to ensure the sustainability, scalability, and impact of the implemented programs and initiatives to attract global interest.
In the newly created role of Director of Strategic Partnerships, the selected candidate will work with the Deputy CEO to help the Queen Rania Foundation first and foremost, in further establishing and extending its network of regional and international funding partners – especially those based in the Middle East, Europe and North America. The selected candidate will also be responsible for managing the department with a current team of 3 people based in Jordan and grow the team with time as needed. In addition, the selected candidate might be asked to support QRF in speech writing and executive presentations. As part of this role the incumbent will be expected to travel to Jordan approximately one week a month.
The Director of Strategic Partnerships has primary responsibility for developing and implementing the global fundraising strategy with the following objectives:
The Director of Strategic Partnerships will combine vision, creativity and innovation with exceptional communication and negotiation skills, self-confidence and the ability to interact at the top levels of society and will also possess a strong spirit of teamwork.