Action Against Hunger has a vision of a world free from hunger. For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have led the global fight against hunger. We save the lives of children and work with their communities before and after the disaster strikes. We enable people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and build prosperous communities. We constantly search for more effective solutions, while sharing our knowledge and expertise with the world. We push for long-term change. We will never give up. Until the world is free from hunger.
We are recruiting for a Senior Programme Funding and Contracts Manager who will work, within the Programme Funding Team, to help develop and manage a rapidly growing funding portfolio. They will play a key role in supporting Action Against Hunger to increase and deliver on its UK Government related programme funding portfolio, both country/regional specific and global initiatives. The post holder will also work with colleagues to raise Action Against Hunger’s profile and engagement with the UK Government and UK sector, to inform, influence and collaborate on key areas of importance for Action Against Hunger’s mandate. The post holder will support Action Against Hunger in responding to crises through our memberships of the Start Network and the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). This role may focus on particular countries/region(s), as well as selected global initiatives.
In line with Action Against Hunger International’s DFID Engagement Strategy, and maximising the linkages between the UK Government’s international agenda and Action Against Hunger’s global priorities, the Senior Programme Funding and Contracts Manager will work closely with HQs and country teams, to develop opportunities and increase the level of new grants and commercial contracts, and ensure effective delivery on our rapidly growing portfolio of UK Government related grants/contracts, as well as funding from the Start Network and DEC. As part of a small but growing team, the Senior Manager will be expected to work at both an operational and strategic level, delivering on both funding and contract/grant management targets, as well as providing Action Against Hunger with high-level strategic and tactical direction on engaging with the UK Government and UK sector at UK, regional and country-levels.
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.
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