Proposal Development Manager
VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries.
The Proposal Development Manager is charged with providing leadership to diverse international proposal bid teams which includes: pulling together bid materials (proposals, presentations and concept notes), design and lead on proposal development workshops to design and validate consortia/bid team inputs, provide high quality proposal review to other proposals and support capacity building and training of country office teams and local partners on proposal development.
Role can be based in either London, South Africa or Nairobi.
The role supports different geographic and thematic areas of work and requires frequent travel.
Skills, qualifications and experience
We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, passionate about social justice and inclusive development, knows how to be creative and persistent to achieve results, demonstrates consistent leadership and can work independently in a variety of changing circumstances. The ideal candidate has experience of living and working in developing countries, has strong writing skills and will bring a well-established track record of developing winning funding proposals to donors such as USAID, EC, UKAID, SIDA and UN Agencies. Candidates should enjoy extensive travel and working with diverse and geographic dispersed colleagues.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in either London, South Africa or Nairobi before you apply.
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