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Dementia UK
EC3N, London
circa £50,000 per year
Dementia UK is looking for someone to lead a successful fundraising team to achieve ambitious growth targets.
Citizens Advice Merton and Lambeth
CR4, Mitcham
£22,800 - £24,600 per year pro rata (38,000 - 41,000 full time equivalent)
The Christian Conference Trust
Alfreton, Derbyshire
£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Prison Fellowship England & Wales
£40,000 per year
Could you enable PF’s 2,800 volunteers to reach their full potential in ministry?
Open Doors
£32,000 - £35,000 per year
Senior IT Technician needed for growing and agile Christian organisation
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
E1, London
£57,789 - £64,784 per year
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£38000 - £43790 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Want to use your skills in New Business Development to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Senior Bid Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Institutional Funding and Partnerships Team has been tasked with leading WaterAid UK's (WAUK) ambitious new strategy to grow the size of it programmes through restricted income. It is expected that this growth will primarily come from institutional partnerships with some of the world's leading bilateral and multilateral development agencies, including DFID, USAID and SIDA.

This is a full-time permanent position, with an estimated 8-12 weeks travel including some varied and unsocial hours.

As our Senior Bid Manager in the Bid Management Team, you will lead the bid development process for large complex institutional grants or commercial tenders working closely with key stakeholders including internal Water Aid colleagues in London and in-country as well as other key suppliers and/or partners towards achievement of Water Aid's strategic programme objectives in priority countries.

Your duties will include:
* Lead the overall bid management process including project conceptualisation and design process, working in-country or remotely, with Water Aid member/country office colleagues and external partners resourcing technical input consistent Water Aid's global and country programme strategies e.g. via in-country design workshops;

* Lead and/or coordinate proposal writing and/or editing e.g. past experience and organisational capacity, technical approach, logical framework, theory of change and project management.

* Lead on the management of all stakeholder relationships especially consortium partners in the case of commercial contracts, negotiating business/scope of work and management arrangements, prepare teaming/consortium agreements; coordinate activities related to key personnel e.g. drafting job descriptions and lead/support recruitment processes, participate in interview panels.

* Work with finance colleagues and teams to ensure project budgets achieve optimal organisational cost recovery while demonstrating Value for Money principles.

Person Specification
The ideal candidate will have a relevant degree level or equivalent Social Sciences qualification, or equivalent relevant work experience. S/he will have demonstrative significant experience of leading the bid management process including writing and securing large and/or complex tenders or grants, preferably for DFID, USAID, Global Affairs Canada, SIDA or other major bilateral or multi-lateral donors.

Knowledge of key technical areas, relevant to WA UK's work such as WASH, health, education, child protection, gender, livelihoods or resilience is desirable. French language skills would also be an advantage and evidence of behaviours and/or a working style that reflects WaterAid's values

Visit the WaterAid careers page for a full job pack.

Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format. Applications will close one minute before midnight on Sunday 9th February 2020. Interviews will be held on w/c 17th February 2020.

Salary: £38,000 - £43,790 with excellent benefits.

WaterAid benefits include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave.
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020 (likely to be June/July 2020) and moving to 20 Canada Square, Canary Wharf. Therefore, the London Office location and contract base, if you are successfully offered the role, will change. This will be discussed at the interview stage with you.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely serious. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.

More about WaterAid

WaterAid is on a mission to change normal for millions of people within a generation – by getting clean water, decent toilets and good hy... Read more

Posted on: 24 January 2020
Closing date: 10 February 2020
Job ref: VN222
Tags: Business Development

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