Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Regional Development Manager

Regional Development Manager, Africa
based in Kampala OR Nairobi


Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others.

We receive funding from a range of donors including numerous governments, the European Commission, charitable trusts and individuals. The Funding Team is responsible for managing fundraising activities across the organisation and currently manages grants to the overall value in excess of £12 million.

The Regional Development Manager will work closely with the Head of Funding to support the implementation of Saferworld’s funding strategy over the coming period for the two African regions. S/he will be required to manage relations with existing donors as well as bringing other fundraising skills to the team. The post holder will oversee the strategic development of funding sources in the region, in close coordination with the relevant Country Directors/Managers and will oversee work being conducted by two regional funding positions based in Nairobi and Kampala respectively.

The successful candidate will need at least 5 years' relevant fundraising experience with a proven track record of success with institutiona donors and income portfolios in excess of £5m. A good understanding of international development issues in relation to peacebuilding and conflict prevention would be a distinct advantage.

Please go to www.saferworld.org.uk/about/jobs for a full job description and details of how to apply. The deadline for applications is 28 February 2016

Crossposted from PCDN
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