Fresher Grants and Partnerships Intern Jobs – Pedon Uganda Ltd


Job Title:    Grants and Partnerships Intern

Organization: Pedon
Uganda Ltd

Duty Station: Uganda


About US:

Pedon Uganda Ltd is a Ugandan social impact enterprise providing a wide
range of professional services in sustainable agriculture, environmental
conservation and livelihoods.


Job Summary:  The
Grants and Partnerships Intern will help us meet and exceed our fundraising
goals by producing high-quality grant proposals and reports and organizing
engaging site visits for donors and partners. We are looking for a prolific
writer with excellent writing skills, and exceptional communication abilities.
In this role, you will have a chance to engage directly with some of Pedon’s
most critical donors and partners, work closely with field teams who implement
our programs on ground, and develop compelling content and materials to
showcase our impact to key stakeholders. You’ll join a motivated, passionate,
high achieving team that is positioning Pedon Uganda Limited to be a leader in
agricultural transformation of Uganda’s smallholder agriculture


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Write high-quality grant proposal,
narratives, and supporting documents to submit to prospective and current

·       Write high-quality grant reports that keep
our stakeholders informed and connected to Pedon’s progress and mission

·       Investigation of institutional donors and
funding opportunities through intensive online research

·       Support in editing and design of proposals,
reports for donors and other documents

·       Support in preparation of institutional
networking events

·       Help field follow-up and diligence requests
from donors related to pending or submitted grant proposals.

·       Design, coordinate, and prepare for donor and
partner visits, and ensure that programmed activities run smoothly.

·       Represent Pedon Uganda Limited in person and
over email to international donors and partners

·       Lead engaging and informative site and field
visits for international donors and partners visiting our programs.

·       Conduct research to support Pedon’s strategy
for engaging with bilateral and multilateral donors

·       Source information from field team members
and craft responses to answer donor or partner questions

·       Investigate and answer questions about
funding application requirements to ensure the development of successful
funding applications

·       Acquisition and donor retention


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Arts, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Business Administration or a
related field. Applicants MUST have graduated by September 2020.

·       One to two years of work experience handling
grants and proposal writing

·       Demonstrated ability in writing successful
grant proposals

·       Excellent and flawless command of English
language, both spoken and written

·       Demonstrable interest of development sector,
preferably through prior work/volunteer experience

·       Clear, precise and compelling writing skills

·       Minimum commitment of one (1) year, with a
preference for those willing to stay longer


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should download and complete
the Application form, Download
. Please upload the application form at the link below.




Deadline: 15th October 2020


NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks after application
deadline, please accept with regret that your application has not been


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