£40000 - £45000 per annum
Job description

In this important role your focus will be to drive the development and delivery of the grants and programme funding strategy. You will be a confident leader and fundraiser who can work at both a strategic and operational level driving change and delivering results.

The Company Childrens international development charity

The Role
Create strategic plans to deliver against the organisational and fundraising strategy
In particular funding from institutional donors and other funding partners
Be accountable for development and delivery of income and expenditure targets
Set the vision and strategy for the grants and programme funding department
Maintain an in-depth, up to date knowledge of key projects and their order of funding priority
Take responsibility for ensuring that all funding partnerships with donors achieve their maximum potential
Write, develop and submit tailored funding applications
Build on relationships with existing funders
Line manage a team of 2

The Candidate
Experience of leading and delivering a growth funding/fundraising strategy
A thorough knowledge of the international development sector
An extensive network of sector professionals and funders
Demonstrated leadership and senior management skills in an NGO environment
Demonstrable experience in new business development and programme funding
Experience of working as a part of a global team to deliver a resource mobilisation
A well-developed technical understanding of development programmes preferably
related to core areas of the work of the charity child protection; education and health (but
not essential)
Strong people management skills and experience


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Posted on: 15 January 2021
Closed date: 29 January 2021
Job ref: 54089
Tags: Fundraising