West Sussex

£45,000 per year

Contract, Full-time

About the organisation

Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoid... Read more

Job Description

Institutional Funding Senior Advisor

UK, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for an Institutional Funding Senior Advisor. This position will lead on contract management and maintaining key institutional donor relationships for some our largest funding agreements.

Salary: Circa £45,000

Contract: 4 year fixed term contract

The post holder will engage with senior internal stakeholders at head office, consortium working groups and country offices to support project implementation. There will also be opportunities to support the wider implementation of our global institutional funding strategy and contribute to organisational systems development and initiatives.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in an international development related subject or have gained relevant working experience. You will have demonstrable experience of working with institutional donors ideally including bilaterals, multilaterals or large scale foundations. Candidates with experience of writing high quality donor reports as well as donor engagement are of particular interest. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of interpreting budgets, financial data, programme data and contract compliance.

This role will involve occasional travel across the UK for meetings and briefings and the successful candidate will be expected to travel 3-4 times per year to programme countries.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or essential professional skills but if you feel you are ready for this challenge and responsibility, please read the complete Job Description for each role for further details.

We anticipate that interviews will take place in early July at our offices in Haywards Heath.

Closing Date: 30 June, 2019