Grants & Business Development Coordinator
August 2019 | One Year with opportunity for extension
Hello Hello! Alight is recruiting a Grants & Business Development Coordinator for our program in , which operates as the American Refugee Committee (ARC). You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here!
If you join us, you will find…
A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.
A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it.
An organization that refuses to settle for anything less than delivering human-worthy services.
Based in Khartoum with frequent travel to East Darfur and South Darfur, the Grants & Business Development Coordinator (GBDC) provides vital support for ARC in revamping and enhancing its funding strategy to ensure a diverse supporter portfolio that allows ARC to flourish and grow as its programming evolves. This key role will work closely with the Country Program Manager (CPM) and Country Director to research, identify, and develop opportunities for external sources of funding, while ensuring current donor relationships are maintained and strengthened through ongoing communication and exceptional program reporting. In this newly developed role, the right candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm for, and a deep interest in supporting the design, development, expansion, and implementation of a strategic development and fund-raising program that allows ARC to evolve and innovate programming to meet the needs of the people we serve. The right candidate will be a self-starter, comfortable with taking initiative as well as direction, and motivated by what is possible when it comes to finding new and innovative ways to approach fund-raising and other support.
The GBDC interfaces closely and daily with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to sectors’ advisors and technical specialists; Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL) to track and identify funding opportunities, as well as to develop grant proposals and program reports, as appropriate. This is a key role in advising the CPM and CD on strategies for accessing external funds and will work with the CPM to structure and propose strategic program development for new or expanded opportunities for funding. S/he will also work closely with Communications and Advocacy Advisor (CAA) in preparing strategic documents to support the CPM/CD and other senior leadership team members for meetings with international partners and other supporters, foundations, government agencies and other donors. The GBDC also oversees the grants portfolio, ensuring that donor regulations and requirements are adhered to, with support from the head office in Minneapolis. This role is also vital in ensuring that donor reporting is strategic, comprehensive, and thorough, with oversight from the CPM.
How will you know you’re doing well?
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Grants & Business Development
You will support development of ARC Grants & Business Development Strategy in and ensure coordination with overall program development strategy, to include the following;
Program Design and Strategy Development
Skills and experience we’re seeking
You strive for...
Borderless Team of 2,500 staff worldwide that sees possibility, celebrates moments of abundance, shares new ideas, and strives to do a better thing every day.
Learning & Development – Access thousands of free online learning courses to take at your own pace and tailor to your professional goals.
Health, dental, and MedEvac Insurance – We strive to offer the best-in-class healthcare plans to our staff each year. We cover 100% of the cost for your health premium and 75% of the cost for coverage for your spouse/dependents.
Retirement – We contribute 6% of your salary regardless of your contribution amount, after one year of service.
Generous Leave Time – Between general leave, home leave and holidays, you have ample opportunity to take time off when you need it.
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