VSO Regional Fund-raising Manager - Business Pursuit Manager - Jobs in South Africa

VSO Regional Fund-raising Manager - Business Pursuit Manager - Jobs in South Africa

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty.

Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact.

Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

The Regional Fundraising Manager (Business Pursuit Manager) will be a key part of the senior management team and lead on all fundraising activities in the Southern Africa region and Sierra Leone to identify and grow our country programmes and maximise our impact.

As an expert in your field, you will be responsible for optimising income generation and business development from a range of institutional donors (e.g. EU, UN, DFID, USAID etc) in support of VSO’s programmes and regional operations.

Skills, qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate must have experience in the following;

  • Relevant Qualification
  • Experience securing at least
    £5M in funding
  • Over 5 years’ experience managing fundraising/business pursuit activities within the international development sector for an INGO or development consulting firm
  • Experience developing funding strategies and delivering income against targets
  • Experience of establishing and cultivating strong donor relationships that have delivered substantially increased income
  • Experience of proactively building and maintaining effective partnerships both internal and external

    Competencies and Behaviour

    At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

    Equal Opportunities
  • VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
  • VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
  • If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
  • To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 2nd June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; VSO Regional Fund-raising Manager - Business Pursuit Manager - Jobs in South Africa

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