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.
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 (although working from home arrangements currently apply). Only candidates with the right to work in the UK may apply.
Closing date: 10am, 31 July 2020
Apply online by clicking the Apply Now button. Do not forget to attach your CV and a supporting statement (2 pages max) to demonstrate your suitability for the role, referring to the person specification. Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact shortlisted applicants. Thank you for your understanding.
Action Against Hunger UK is an equal opportunities employer. We recognise and appreciate that diversity within our workforce greatly enriches our organisation. We therefore actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.