Action Against Hunger UK is a humanitarian organisation committed to ending child hunger. For 40 years we have worked to save the lives of malnourished children while providing families with sustainable access to safe water and good nutrition.In 2018, Action Against Hunger reached over 21 million people in nearly 50 countries through interventions in nutrition and health; water, sanitation and hygiene; food security and livelihoods; mental health and care practices and; disaster risk management.
The Programme Funding and Contracts Manager 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).
In line with Action Against Hunger’s International and UK Strategic Plans, and maximising the linkages between the UK Government’s international agenda and Action Against Hunger’s global priorities, the Programme Funding and Contracts Manager will work closely with our Network 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 growing team, the Manager will ensure delivery on funding targets and contract/grant requirements, furthering engagement with the UK Government and UK sector at UK, regional and country-levels and contribute to the team’s and wider Action Against Hunger Network strategic work. The Manager will coordinate with Action Against Hunger’s International Donor Relations Unit to increase Action Against Hunger’s overall institutional donor funding, compliance and engagement.
This role is ideally suited to someone with strong donor fundraising background looking to broaden their experience with large institutional donors. For more detailed information on the role, please download the attached Job description.
The post will be based in Action Against Hunger-UK’s London office, candidates must therefore demonstrate their right to work in the UK.
Closing Date: 5pm, 21 February 2020
Interview Date: w/c 2 March 2020
Apply online by clicking the Apply Now button below, do not forget to attach your CV and 1 paged cover letter explaining your suitability to this role. Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact shortlisted applicants. Thank you for your understanding.