Thailand
Negotiable
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Proposal Development Manager

(Based in Bangkok, Thailand / Islamabad, Pakistan)

Contract type: Permanent

Salary & Benefits in Thailand: Thailand: 1,296,788 - 1,401,335 Baht /Pakistan: PKR 3,305,549 annual gross salary plus 37 days annual leave including public holidays and other competitive benefits

Application closing date: 29th October 2019

Introduction to VSO

VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

It's an exciting time to join VSO!

Role overview

In this global role, you will be responsible for supporting VSO to seek and respond to restricted funding opportunities - developing competitive funding proposals by coordinating VSO bid teams and acting as lead writer. You will be able to design impactful programmes together with programme team and to build a strong partnership with international development. This role will be based in Bangkok, Thailand or Islamabad, Pakistan. Please ensure you have the right to work in one of the locations mentioned above before you apply. Please ensure you have the right to work in one of the locations mentioned above before you apply.

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Proven experience of preparing compelling, high-quality documentation (concept notes, presentations, proposals, budgets, reports, log frames, Theories of Change etc.) for different donor audiences
  • Proven track record in writing winning donor proposals for donors including USAID, EC, UKAID, SIDA, and UN Agencies - excellent knowledge of donor proposal formats, log frames and budgeting
  • Experience of establishing and cultivating strong donor relationships that have delivered substantially increased income
  • Proven experience of evaluating proposals and providing high quality analytical, feedback to programmes
  • Familiarity with M&E tools; theories of change, monitoring frameworks and basic evaluation techniques
  • Proven ability to research new funding opportunities and to make appropriate judgements about their potential to realise significant restricted income
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills used in international settings - the experience of leading and facilitating workshops and training
  • Proven experience of establishing and negotiating partnerships between organisations; experience in developing and writing consortia proposals and teaming agreements as part of consortia bid development
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills: ability to be self-directed and take initiative
  • Strong analytical and financial and skills.

Qualifications required

  • Educated to degree level in an international development-related discipline
  • IT skills including fluency in Microsoft Office suite and database usage
  • Experience of living and working internationally (4+ years required)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken). Portuguese, French or other languages desirable
  • IT skills including fluency in Microsoft Office suite and database usage
  • Ability to travel globally (estimated 30-50% travel required)

This is a national hire post under national terms and conditions. RIGHT TO WORK IN THAILAND/Pakistan IS REQUIRED. We will not be able to obtain a visa and work permit.

How to apply

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To submit your application, click on and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Before you apply, please download and read the job description for full details of the roles and person specification and application guidelines available on our website.

VSO is committed to a policy of equal opportunities, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce.

Interview/Assessment date(s): TBA
Start date: ASAP

 

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Posted on: 10 October 2019
Closed date: 31 October 2019
Job ref: JOB0119658
Tags: Business Development