Christian Aid’s Africa programmes are transforming lives for women and men, girls and boys. We are looking for someone with the passion, leadership, ambition and experience to lead resource mobilization for Christian Aid’s Africa Programme. Do you have the influencing and relationship building skills to develop high level partnerships with donors and lead teams to exploit these opportunities? Can you build effective partnerships with Country Teams and senior managers around developing impactful programmes?
Reporting to the Global Head of Programme Funding, you will lead a team of Programme Development and Funding staff working with country programme teams to develop partnerships and programme opportunities that deliver high impact and learning. You will develop the team’s skills and knowledge and motivate them to achieve their potential.
Working with country programmes and your team, you will co-ordinate the pipeline of propositional and open competitive opportunities in close cooperation with the Head of Africa Division, the Head of Programme Quality, and our global advisory teams.
Qualifications for the Head of Resource Mobilisation Job
Please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions:
Describe your experiences and direct involvement of establishing external partnerships and relationships over time that resulted in ‘multi-million’ dollar funding of high impact programmes within Africa.
Please tell us about your experience in leading teams to deliver on ambitious targets for development and humanitarian funding, and where you directly delivered contract awards including the successful recruitment of a Programme Director/Chief of Party.
Describe an example of when you coached a team member to realize their potential to take a leading role in complex programme development and/or bid management for a project team on a large grant or acquisition process.
Interested and qualified? Go to Christian Aid career website on jobs.christianaid.org.uk to apply