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Prospectus is excited to be partnering with Carbon Disclosure Project who are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on a global scale. Prospectus is supporting CDP's search for a new Senior Development Manager - Governments, on a fixed term, 14 month maternity cover contract. The selected individual will join the CDP's fast-paced, high-level, global (fundraising) Development Team.
This is a unique organisation, driving systems change within the financial sector to promote the environmental sustainability of investors, companies, cities, states and regions alike. CDP's vision is to create a thriving economy that works for both people and planet.
Reporting to the Global Development Director, this role is in an expanding team and has the strong support of the Chief Executive and Executive Chair. This role will involve line management of one person who is the team member supporting with grant management/compliance. The selected candidate will have space to innovate and put donors first and to use their extensive experience to lead the development of successful grant applications.
The successful candidate will have experience of bespoke proposal and report writing for an institutional funding audience at the five and six-figure level. The ideal post holder will also excel at relationship building at the six figure level and will have a proven ability to build and manage donor income streams, maximising the value of existing and prospective supporters.
CDP are looking for candidates who can build strong relationships with colleagues, and grasp complex concepts quickly to communicate them clearly in ways that appeal to funders.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.