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Location: Flexible – Islamabad (Pakistan), Jakarta (Indonesia), Manila (Philippines) or Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Contract: 2 years (April 2015 to March 2017)
Salary: GBP 30,647- 33,711/- net per annum
Benefits: Annual leave, flights home, accommodation, education allowance, pension, medical plan and insurance
Closing Date: 12 April 2015
About the Role
This is an exciting role for Oxfam. You will work with Country and Regional teams, Regional Programme Funding Manager and thematic technical experts across Oxfam International to develop and submit quality project proposals, concept notes and tender documents for all aspects of Oxfam’s work in order to increase levels of restricted funding for the Asia region and to achieve income targets established in the regional funding strategy. (Fiscal year 2015 – 2017: 5 to 7 high value bids of £2 million and above and 10 medium value bids £750,000 to 2 million). You will also contribute to new business development and entrepreneurial approaches to fundraising, including philanthropies and working with private sector.
Desired Skills and Experience
What we’re looking for
You will demonstrate experience preparing successful evidence-based, high quality concept notes, programme/project proposals and tender documents and budgets targeting diverse donors. You will excel at persuading, influencing, negotiating in order to achieve fundraising targets in a multi-cultural environment. Experience of new ways of fundraising from non-traditional donors including philanthropies as well as institutional donors is also essential. You will be comfortable establishing and cultivating strong donor relationships that have delivered substantially increased income. We’ll also expect you to share our passion and our commitment to eradicating extreme inequality, and changing the rules that keep some people poor whilst others prosper. If you are keen to make a contribution to helping some of the poorest people around the world, within a team that is determined to hit its targets, this is the role for you.