Institutional Funding Advisor (2 Year FTC)

  • International. Kenya and Pakistan

Title: Institutional Funding Advisor x2

Location: Kenya/ Pakistan

Salary: Local T’s & C’s apply

Contract: 2 year fixed term contract

Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for an Institutional Funding Advisor to maintain and support institutional donor relationships, both directly and in support of other members of the Institutional Funding team. Working alongside the Institutional Funding Senior Advisor this role will manage existing funding agreements and lead on the development of new funding relationships for the team.

As an Institutional Funding Advisor, you will support the development of new donor relationships and donor engagement, including building relationships with other INGO’s. You will manage contracts and grants for agreed Sightsavers projects and will support other members of the team to implement the overall global institutional funding strategy, as well as contribution to wider 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 a demonstrable experience of working with institutional donors preferably including bilaterals, multilaterals or large scale foundations. Candidates with experience of producing successful applications and good donor reports as well as donor engagement would be of particular interest. The successful candidate will have good research skills with a good understanding of budgets and financial data.

This role will involve occasional travel (including some evenings) for meetings and briefings and the successful candidate will be expected to travel 3-4 times per year.

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 further details

Interviews: Week commencing 6th May 2019

Closing Date: 29 April, 2019

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How to apply

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We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

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