Bid Coordiantion Manager

Harris Hill
£37.5k - 43.5k per year
24 Apr 2018
22 May 2018
Harriet Mountain
Full Time
Contract Type

A charity are looking for a Bid Coordination Manager for a 6 month contract to work across the organisation to establish funding priorities, align these with supporters' interests and develop a comprehensive overview of pipeline management. Your work will inform the case for support and propositions and will play a key role in promoting efficient and effective working between the Fundraising and non-Fundraising directorates, with a particular focus on high value fundraising.

You will liaise across directorates to establish and communicate funding priorities effectively, co-ordinate and manage bids for support across the high value fundraising departments

You should have experience of managing complex relationships, a sound working knowledge of relationship databases and tracking income, and a strong track record of establishing systems and processes to ensure and enhance effective working, you will ensure the charity are managing approaches for funding in a systematic and effective way.

Key Responsibilities:
-To establish and enhance systems and processes to track income and pledges accurately across the high value fundraising teams
-To produce regular, timely bid management and pipeline reports
-To oversee the pipeline of the high value teams, highlighting anticipated issues and recommendations for their effective mitigation
-To maintain a centralised bid database for high value teams
-To set the Prospect Research and Bid Management strategies and business plans, including the identification of new high value prospects. Also contribute to the strategies and business planning for the high value departments
-To promote co-operation and understanding between Fundraising and non-Fundraising directorates.
-Act as a liaison point between Fundraising and non-Fundraising departments around funding requirements so as to identify key funding opportunities and priorities across the strategic goals and align these with supporters' needs
-Work with the Fundraising Information Team, to keep abreast of developments in services and strategy across the organisation and ensure these are factored into the development of assets and materials within Fundraising
-To ensure good Raisers Edge use is promoted and understood, particularly to and by the high value teams
-To manage Prospect Research subscriptions and budget
-To line manage two Prospect Research Officers

Skills and Experience required:
-Strong analytical and numerical skills to interpret quantities of data and draw out recommendations
-Proficiency in using Raisers Edge or CRM package and Windows-based software
-Ability to manage multiple projects, identifying conflicting demands and establishing clear priorities in order to meet agreed objectives and deadlines
-Experience of monitoring and evaluating progress and process
-Ability to spot inefficiencies and identify opportunities for greater efficiency
-Experience of managing budgets
-Experience of line management
-Ideally experience of prospect research and/or one or more of the high value fundraising streams
-Ability to translate and clearly articulate the needs of different directorates and departments to one another such that mutual understanding and co-operation is achieved

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