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Context of the role
Girl Effect has a blended funding model that goes beyond charitable revenue. We seek philanthropic gifts and institutional grants to maintain the operations of Girl Effect and undertake new opportunities.
We are at a critical juncture of global growth, with an increasing focus on fund mobilisation, particularly increasing funding from key government institutions and foundations. As the current funding trends in international development are increasingly focused on competitive bids, Girl Effect is looking to contract a senior bid writer experienced at writing successful proposals to institutions and foundations.
What you will do
Work experience and education required:
(18 days a month) for 6 months with the possibility of extension
The consultant shall report to the Director of Governments and Consortia Partnerships who will assign all activities under the contract and approve all deliverables and invoices.
(Girl Effect has offices and in-country teams in the UK, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, India, the USA, Malawi and Kenya. Staff in these offices are responsible for programmes in these countries as well as programmes in South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana, Indonesia and the DRC. Through our digital work, we also reach audiences in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nigeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Lesotho and Uganda)
In deciding the final selection of the consultant, the technical quality of the proposal will be given a weighting of 75% based on the evaluation criteria. Only the financial proposal of those bidders who qualify technically will be opened.
GE is not liable for any cost incurred during the preparation, submission, or negotiation of the award/contract. All submitted documentation and/or materials shall become and remain the property of GE.
Applicants are advised to ensure that they have a clear understanding of their tax position with regards to provisions of the UK jurisdiction tax legislation when developing their proposals.
GE reserves the right to determine the structure of the process, number of short-listed participants, the right to withdraw from the proposal process, the right to change this timetable at any time without notice and reserves the right to withdraw this tender at any time, without prior notice and without liability to compensate and/or reimburse any party. GE shall inform ONLY successful applicant(s). The process of negotiation and signing of the contract with the successful applicant(s) will follow.
Girl Effect is committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
We are committed to building an organization that is increasingly representative of, and works extensively with, the communities that we serve. To this end, due regard will be paid procuring consultancy service organizations and individuals with diverse professional, academic and cultural backgrounds.
Please submit proposals, as described above, to [email protected] by June 23rd 2021, 5:00 pm EAT latest. Please clearly mark your email with the subject ‘Grant/Proposal Writer’’Interested and qualified? Go to Girl Effect on global.girleffect.org to apply
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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