Christian Aid Programme Development and Funding Manager Jobs in Ethiopia and South Sudan

Christian Aid Programme Development and Funding Manager Jobs in Ethiopia and South Sudan


Closing date: 03 Mar 2019

About us

Christian Aid has a vision – an end to poverty – and we believe we can make that a reality by transforming the lives of people who live in poverty and empower them to change their lives for the future.

So, if you’re passionate about helping others, and want to help us drive positive change across the world, join us.

Christian Aid is now looking to recruit an innovative and dynamic Programme Development and Funding Manager to support our development and humanitarian work in Ethiopia and South Sudan

About the role

This role is responsible for growing Christian Aid’s institutional funding portfolio in our Horn of Africa region- particularly in Ethiopia and South Sudan, and supporting the country programmes to ensure strong contract management on their funds from institutional donors.

The post holder will work closely with Country Managers and programme colleagues to initiate new donor engagements and sustain relationships with current donors; to coordinate development of funding applications; and, to advise and provide support on delivery of on-going contracts ensuring compliance with donors’ and Christian Aid’s regulations.

This is a senior role that is expected to engage at strategic levels both at the country and corporate levels to influence Christian Aid’s business models and the way we deliver our programmes.

The role will be critical to supporting the Country Manager in representing the organization to donors and other external stakeholders, and to improving Christian Aid’s in-country visibility.

This post will be based in a Christian Aid country office. Compensation will be on the local terms and conditions of service and the salary will be aligned with the local Pay-Scale range for similar positions.

These salary ranges are as follows:
  • If based in Ethiopia: USD 34,383 to USD 38,350
  • If based
    in South Sudan USD 42,800 to USD 44,200.

    About you

  • Candidates should have a good knowledge and expertise in working with institutional donors, which may include DFID, USAID, European Union / ECHO and the World Food Programme. They will have proven experience of successful bid leadership across development and/or humanitarian grants, alongside excellent communication and networking skills.
  • Additionally, they will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the context in South Sudan and Ethiopia.
  • The role also requires fluency in English, and knowledge of Project Cycle Management and monitoring, evaluation and learning methodologies.

    Further information

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in either Ethiopia or South Sudan, where this position is based.
  • 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, benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

    How to apply:

    Competency questions

    As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

    Build Partnerships

    Tell us about a time when you had to build and maintain relationships with others in order to secure significant income that will help to reach the goals of your organization.

    Steward Resources

    Tell us about a time when you were able to work with programme teams to set up a project funded by a large institutional donor to deliver outcomes on time and within budget

    Communicate Effectively

    Tell us about a time when you had to communicate a complex issue to a donor in writing and convince them that your way to approach the issue was the best way to achieve common objectives

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