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Programme Development and Funding Manager Africa South Sudan & Horn

Juba | Sudan

About us

Christian Aid has a vision of a better world free from poverty. At the heart of this vision is tackling the root causes of poverty, empowering people to have a brighter future, and saving lives during emergencies.

In South Sudan, Christian Aid exists to bring lasting change for all the people of South Sudan, so they live in peaceful coexistence, with dignity and security, taking a full part in the society and the economy; irrespective of their identity.

About the role

The role of the Programme Development and Funding Manager is to drive the development of projects attractive to institutional and other donors, raising and managing restricted income and promoting positive engagement with donors to achieve transformational growth by increased impact, scale and leverage. The role will provide management support to the South Sudan Programme with a specific focus on programme development for institutional donors. This includes building relationships with existing, new and non-traditional donors and partners, and contributing in developing competitive consortium or effective ways of working for obtaining and delivering institutional supported programmes. It may also include management support during the programme design and programme development phase. The post will be responsible for leading programme funding in South Sudan and also providing support to other countries including Ethiopia and Kenya.

About you

To carry out this role, you will need substantial expertise in working with institutional donors, such as DFID, the European Union, USAID, and UN funding bodies. This should include involvement in both development of funding proposals and the management and delivery of donor funded contracts.

You will have a university degree or equivalent in business, economics, international relations, development, environmental management, agronomy, or a relevant subject. You will also have outstanding communication and networking skills for engagement, relationship building and facilitation, including consortium development.

You should be familiar with project cycle management and monitoring, evaluation and learning methodologies

This role is for South Sudanese nationals only.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Please express your interest to this post by applying through Christian Aid’s online recruitment system on the website .

Enquiries can be mailed to:

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: Christian Aid Mission
  • Location: Juba | Sudan
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-09

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