Grants Portfolio Manager via Harris Hill Charity Recruitment


Salary: £30k – 33k per year

Terms: Permanent

Location: International travel, but need to be based near Milton Keynes or London

Closing Date: 18 March 2016

An International charity are looking for a Grants Portfolio Manager to cross-organisationally to ensure the successful management of a portfolio of projects and programmes in Africa. You will be responsible for increasing the number of acquisitions of institutional grant funded projects and programme.

This role involves frequent travel to the Country Offices in Africa.

This post does offer flexible working either from home but you will need to be based near London or Milton Keynes.

Key Responsibilities:
-Provide project start-up support for all new grants together with Grant Compliance Officers.
-Ensure the successful implementation of funded grant projects, including managing reporting and donor liaison
-Make regular visits to monitor and verify grant performance and implementation, provide grant management training.
-Pro-actively monitoring grant performance, identifying and mitigating programmatic risk
-Work with the Regional Office to identify need and provide training of National Office staff on the development and implementing successful donor relations, grants -acquisition and management strategies
-Develop knowledge of designated regional and country level donor environment and funding mechanisms, so as to identify appropriate funding opportunities.
-Support the development of engagement strategies include the identification of donors; building and maintaining strong donor and partner relations.
-Together with Grant Compliance Offices develop and maintain detailed understanding of donor calls for proposal, guidelines and procedures
-Support grant acquisition and monitor grant implementation in response to humanitarian emergencies

Skills and Experience required:
– Proven experience of excellent project management skills
– Experience of developing and maintaining relations with institutional donors, and knowledge of their funding requirements, particularly with DFID and the EU
-Ability and experience of submitting successful funding proposals to bilateral and multilateral donors
-Capacity building/training experience
-Excellent budgeting and financial management skills
-Track record of successful grant acquisition from government and multilateral donors, and management of a complex multi-country/regional portfolio
-Ideally expertise in a specific technical area (ideally health but can be WASH, resilience or other)
-Ability to communicate well in French, both written and spoken work.
-A post graduate in a relevant field e.g international development or international relations
-Understanding of the Christian Faith

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Community Fundraising Assistant with Willen Hospice Ventures Ltd


Salary: £17,500 pro rata per annum

Terms: Permanent, part time

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 21 March 2016

Interviews: 4th and 5th April 2016

Willen Hospice Ventures  have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and highly motivated individual to join them in generating income, by providing efficient, professional support to their local community.

As part of their committed team you will build community relationships, deliver presentations, provide excellent administrative support, and represent the Hospice at a variety of Community events.

To be successful in this role you will be well organised, with a minimum of two years administrative experience. You will be computer literate (including Microsoft Office and Databases), and have good customer service skills.

This part time role is for 14 hours per week to include occasional weekends and evenings.

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Individual Giving Manager  with Spinal Injuries Association


Salary: £30,581 per annum plus pension scheme, Life cover and 28 days annual leave (excluding Public Holidays)

Terms: Permanent, full time

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 01 April 2016

Interviews: 14 April 2016

SIA are currently seeking to recruit an Individual Giving Manager to join their Business Development team and be responsible for developing and implementing appropriate strategies that will deliver a cause-led programme of Individual Giving activity across a range of channels. They will also support the major donor work of their Fundraising Director and CEO.

The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is a leading national organisation supporting individuals who sustain damage to the spinal cord resulting in paralysis.

Their ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of working across the individual giving mix, along with a proven track record of achieving financial and non-financial targets. They will be a creative thinker with a proactive approach to research, and will have a solid grasp of the principles of good donor management. With strong budgetary management skills and the ability to effectively analyse and interpret data, their candidate will be a good team player, a persuasive communicator and will also possess excellent interpersonal, planning, and IT skills.

Applications not responded to by 8th April should be considered unsuccessful.

No CVs and no agencies please.

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Head of Programme Funding and Business Development via Prospectus Ltd


Salary: £49230.00 – £55389.00 per annum

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 23 March 2016

A vacancy for the Head of Programme Funding and Business Development has arisen in the International Development Office (IDO) at The Open University (OU) and Prospectus is assisting to source suitable candidates.

Established in 2010/1, IDO develops sustainable, scalable funded programmes and projects in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia that help build capacity in:
-Teacher education, English language teaching and CPD for teachers
-Health education health systems and health information management
-Strengthening Higher Education systems.

The IDO has established a strong track record with DFID and other international donors. It is now seeking the expertise of the Head of Programme Funding and Business Development to deliver ambitious growth targets over the next 5 years as it launched its new strategy.

Your role will be to identify and develop relationships with international funding bodies, key policy makers, overseas partners and senior staff within the OU. You will take the lead in developing and delivering effective and compelling proposals which will secure million pound grants to contribute towards the IDO strategy. Your sophisticated understanding and ability to relate to bi and multi-lateral organisations will generate the potential to leverage significant interest in the OU’s international development role. It needs a dynamic, entrepreneurial and confident professional, with proven experience in the global fundraising arena.

On offer is the chance to work for a unique organisation that undertakes fundraising for international development fundraising for academic research, projects and teaching. The success of your role will greatly impact and expand the range and reach of the IDO projects and programmes. The OU offers an attractive working environment and an exceptional benefits package that includes some home working, 33 days holiday (+ public holidays and 3 day closure period between Christmas and New Year), 16.5% pension, subsidised shuttle/free parking and a scheme which enables employees to study OU modules and qualifications without fee liability.

For more information, please visit their dedicated microsite:

To be considered for this role, please submit a recent version of your CV for consideration. Suitable candidates will be asked to submit a tailored supporting statement in time for the closing date. The OU promotes diversity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.