EU Proposal Coordinator

Location: London 

Terms and Conditions as per the location will apply

ActionAid is looking for an EU Proposal Coordinator to increase ActionAid’s impact, influence and income for our development and advocacy programmes. If you have extensive experience of managing and writing successful fundraising proposals for institutional donors, particularly EU (Devco) as well as good understanding of donor funding policies and regulations you could be part of the team at ActionAid International helping people to achieve long-term and sustainable change

ActionAid is looking for an EU Proposal Coordinator to increase ActionAid’s impact, influence and income for our development and advocacy programmes. If you have extensive experience of managing and writing successful fundraising proposals for institutional donors, particularly EU (Devco) as well as good understanding of donor funding policies and regulations you could be part of the team at ActionAid International helping people to achieve long-term and sustainable change.

As EU Proposal Coordinator you will oversee and coordinate our proposal development process for all EU (DEVCO) applications across the Federation. You will identify and disseminate EU (DEVCO) funding opportunities and provide technical guidance on proposals and eligibility criteria. You will ensure that proposals have sufficient internal and external technical support and enjoy the required approvals. As our EU proposal expert you will quality check submissions and make sure they comply with donor requirements. The successful candidate will have success in building and maintaining strong relationships and work in collaboration with ActionAid members to secure income growth from the EU (DEVCO). You will also help build our capacity to generate high quality EU applications through coaching and shared learning. In this role as EU Proposal Coordinator, you will focus mainly on the EU Development Cooperation (DEVCO) from EuropeAid, EU Delegations, EDF or NEAR. 

A graduate, you must have a proven track record in managing and writing successful fundraising proposals for institutional donors such as EU, ECHO, DFID or UN. In particular, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of EU (DEVCO) funding opportunities and proposal requirements, standards and criteria. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as an eye for detail. Familiar with developing proposal log frames and preparing budgets, you will be used to using ongoing analysis to actively improve proposals. 

If you have the skills and passion to make a difference please visit our website for a detailed job description: http://www.actionaid.org/jobs/eu-proposal-coordinator

ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.

In order to be considered for this position, you must be eligible and be able to provide proof to work in the UK.

If you are interested and meet the criteria, send your CV and motivation cover letter to hrworkspace@actionaid.org

You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role. 

Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

Interviews and written tests will take place during the  w/c 14 August 2017

Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered. ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.