Proposal Development Coordinator NGO Job Careers – Save the Children

Organization: Save
the Children
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale
Job Summary:  The Proposal Development Coordinator will
support the Programme Development and Resourcing Manager (PDRM) to lead the
development of programmes and proposals in the Uganda Country Office.
Supervised by the PDRM the role will be responsible for ensuring coherence
between project documents, including log frames, narrative proposals and
budgets and for providing direct writing support during proposal development
processes. This includes coordination among partners in consortia arrangements.
This role will work
closely with the colleagues across the country office, particularly with the
PDQ technical team, including MEAL, Advocacy and Communications, Finance and
Awards. The post covers both development and refugee response programming. In
the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected
to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours
The PD Coordinator
must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to
represent SC Uganda with other INGO partners, donors and member offices from
within Save the Children Federation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the Save the Children Proposal Development Coordinator job
must hold a University degree in Politics, Social Science, Education, International
Development, or other relevant subject
of leading the preparation of successful funding (narrative and budget)
of budget management and development
experience of project management and project cycle management, including
project design, implementation and evaluation
developed interpersonal and English communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching
analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent
documentation skills are a must
to proactively identify issues and problem solving skills to address these
to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively
as a member of a team
and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international
environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
time management and planning capacity
and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
NB: Please apply
using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also
include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Deadline: 27th March 2020
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