- 8.5% employer pension contribution and other benefits
- Scope for flexible working, including working from home
- Opportunity to work for a leading organisation working with and for older people globally
- London-based with some international travel
ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE EXISTING RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK
HelpAge International are recruiting for a temporary Strategic Donor Partnerships Manager, in the Global Impact and Resourcing team, to start in June or July 2019.
This will be a Fixed Term Contract, up to 12 months and is a maternity cover.
HelpAge International's vision is a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. We are the secretariat of the HelpAge global network, bringing together more than 130 affiliates and 200 partners working with older people in over 80 countries.
To provide organisational level management of key strategic donor partnerships, drive the development of new funding partnership opportunities and lead the development of organisational resource development policies, resources and ways of working for HelpAge International and network members.
The role will focus on donor management, specifically managing strategic partnerships providing organisational level oversight to HelpAge International's key strategic contracts (Age International, Irish Aid and SIDA). The holder will have responsibility for coordinating the development of a strengthened approach to commercial contracting and developing a strong understanding of the commercial contracting market, key players and trends, and support improved knowledge in these areas internally. The role will involve leading the development and revision of resource development policies, resources and strategy and acting as main contact point for global resource development structures, systems and ways of working across global Resource Development team.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable skills and experience in the development and management of large complex programmes. Experience of managing donor compliance requirements for large, complex contracts and the ability to understand and communicate complex contractual requirements clearly to stakeholders with varying degrees of knowledge. They will have experience of monitoring and evaluating programmes to assess their impact and extract learning and a proven track record in risk mitigation and management by applying analytical skills and a proactive approach to understand issues and find solutions.
The candidate must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and interact with a wide range of people and organisations at all levels with tact and diplomacy. Must be flexible and strong team player. Proven record of strong financial management skills, with the ability to not only collate and report on financial data but to identify potential risks and opportunities for improvements is also needed for the role. The candidate must also have the cultural sensitivity and ability to work with wide range of people, be able to manage and prioritise own workload to meet deadlines and have a good command of written and spoken English language.
Closing date: Friday 28 th June 2019
Early applications are highly encouraged, as applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis.
HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer.
HelpAge International is committed to providing our staff with continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to thrive within an inclusive and diverse environment. As part of our commitment to promoting gender diversity, we are a member of the Business in the Community gender campaign .
Role: Strategic Donor Partnerships Manager (Maternity Cover)
Job Type: Permanent
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