Programme Development Manager (Maternity Cover), based in countries where Saferworld has a presence

The Programme Development Manager (Maternity Cover) will support a portfolio of Saferworld’s teams in designing and mobilising funding for peace, security and justice programmes. The successful applicant will have a focus of 3-4 countries, which will be decided based on the candidate’s experience and preference. Working closely with Country Managers/Directors, and programme and grant management colleagues, the post-holder will lead on: coordinating and facilitating programme development processes (including taking the lead in drafting high quality concept notes and proposals, theories of change, logical models, risk matrixes and budgets); developing and supporting the implementation of long-term country funding strategies and donor engagement strategies; and supporting new donor engagement and sustaining relationships with current donors. The post-holder will be responsible for growing institutional funding portfolios in our programmes.

The post-holder will have a successful track record in developing programs and leading new business development efforts with institutional donors such as the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, United States Government/United States Agency for International Development, the European Union, UN agencies and European governments such as the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. Additional experience in mobilising resources from trusts and foundations and other non-traditional funding mechanisms is desirable.

They will have proven skills and experience in program management and support, successful program design processes and bid leadership.

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you
to apply early to ensure consideration