Action Against Hunger UK is a humanitarian organisation committed to ending child hunger. Every day we work to save the lives of malnourished children while providing families with sustainable access to safe water and good nutrition. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, we helped over 13.6 million people in 47 countries last year.
The purpose of this role is to coordinate, strengthen and expand Action Against Hunger’s UK programme funding portfolio, with a particular focus on the UK Government and emergency networks such as Start and the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC).
The post-holder will provide support to the Programme Funding Team to develop and implement its DFID Engagement Strategy to achieve these aims. The role will primarily involve responsibility for managing specific grants and contracts; coordinating a number of strategic projects (e.g. policies, briefing materials, compliance) and; ensuring the smooth running of the Programme Funding team’s administrative and monitoring systems and co-ordination with the rest of the network. In addition, the post-holder will assist with proposals, engagement with the UK sector, trainings, communications and strategic development support.
As part of the Action Against Hunger UK Operations Department, the post-holder will contribute to the Department’s development and activities as relevant and engage with other teams within Action Against Hunger UK (e.g. finance, communications) and Action Against Hunger’s International teams (country level, HQs). The Programme Funding Team is also part of Action Against Hunger’s International Donor Relations Unit (IDRU) and the post holder will also engage with this Unit.
We are always looking to recruit passionate and dedicated individuals who are keen to join our team and contribute to the fight against child hunger. For more detailed information on the role, please download the attached pdf Job Description. The post will be based in Action Against Hunger-UK’s London office. Only candidates with the right to work in the UK may apply.
Closing date for applications: 5pm, 29th August 2019. Interview Date: w/c 9 or 16th Sept 2019.
Apply online by clicking the Apply Now button below; do not forget to attach your CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages), telling us why you are applying for the role, and demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification.
Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates. Thank you for your understanding.