It is a very exciting time for Leonard Cheshire’s International Team with our ambitious but well-planned growth strategy beginning to gain momentum. We are looking for people to join us on this journey of growth.
In this role you will be supporting the development of our programmes by designing projects and preparing bid packages (ToC, log frame, narrative proposals, budgets) for institutional donors such as DFID, USAID, EC.
The role is expected to lead the development of proposals from needs assessment to submission to donors and to provide support to bids led by other fundraising colleagues.
You will be educated to degree level or able to demonstrate a similar level of insight and experience. You will have a demonstrable experience of being successful in programme funding roles.
You will bring significant experience of leading design processes to develop new programmes. You will have a strong track record of preparing and submitting successful proposals to institutional donors including development of tools such as Theory of Change, log frames, budgets, concept notes and full proposals. You will ideally have experience of working in an international NGO and of developing and sustaining external partnerships and networks.
You will have a strong commitment to working within a safeguarding framework together with an understanding of equal rights and equal opportunities. You will possess excellent interpersonal and leadership skills along with analytical and problem-solving skills. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as be confident at public speaking and workshop facilitation. You will have a good understanding of impact measurement.
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.
About Leonard Cheshire
We are Leonard Cheshire – supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are at the heart of local life – opening doors to opportunity, choice, and support in communities around the globe. Through pioneering research and innovation, we are building a fairer, more inclusive society, one that recognises the positive contributions we all make, and where we are all proud to play our part. Our international development programmes support children in school and disabled adults into employment across Africa and Asia.
What we Offer
- Fair and competitive pay rates within the sector
- A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
- Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
- Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
- A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.
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