ActionAid International recruits EU Partnership Manager

ActionAid International recruits EU Partnership Manager Contract
Closing date15 September 2019
LocationBrussels, Belgium (plus some flexible working)Apply for this roleACTIONAID INTERNATIONALDIRECTORATE: Resource Mobilisation and InnovationPosition: EU Partnership Manager, PermanentLocation: Brussels, Belgium (plus some flexible working)Salary: Grade E / competitive salary At ActionAid International we help people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for women, for communities, for whole societies.EU is the largest multilateral donor in the world, and funding from EU institutions represents a significant portion of ActionAid’s institutional income. With our new Strategy 2028 we have potential to scale up and diversify our institutional income through a fundraising model across our 40 country offices that is rooted in a partnership-based approach.Join us as our EU Partnership Manager to provide strategic direction for the ActionAid Federation in order to maximise our engagement with EU development cooperation agencies (DG DEVCO – EuropeAid, DG NEAR, and EU Delegations) and to keep the Federation abreast of EU funding trends and opportunities. You will have the opportunity to devise a new global EU engagement and funding strategy as well as supporting AA country members in the development of their strategies.  A consummate networker and influencer comfortable representing ActionAid in relevant donor and civil society fora, with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the EU development cooperation environment and EU development funding, you will strengthen ActionAid’s EU relationships to ensure we are ahead of the game to grow our income and impact.You will also lead a strong competent team to develop business processes, policies and operational guidelines to facilitate business development prioritization, eligibility to compliance regulations, and strong grant management and accountability of our funding, You will oversee capacity building, communications, and learning mechanisms to strengthen Federation capabilities and skills in EU business development and grant management.If you have the expertise of EU development cooperation, its funding policies, regulations, programming and grant management, are a natural strategic leader that can engage with diverse stakeholders to identify opportunities for ActionAid’s alignment with EU donor funding streams we would be delighted to hear from you.In return you will be working in a multicultural environment and building relationships of trust with colleagues globally who have passion for social justice activism. We offer a competitive salary, and benefits aligned with Belgian terms and conditions which include; employer pension scheme, transport allowance, luncheon vouchers, 5 days of additional non-statutory leave and 13th salary.Please send your CV and covering letter highlighting how specifically you meet the criteria for this role outlined in the job description no later than midnight (Brussels time) on 15th September to [email protected]Interviews are likely to be held w/c 23rd September 2019. For further details visit our websiteat​.  To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in Belgium.We only invite candidates for an interview who meet all of the essential criteria outlined in the job description. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application was unsuccessful. If you did previously apply for this role, please kindly do not reapply. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.ActionAid is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community in particular women who are currently underrepresented in senior positions.ActionAid International is incorporated in The Hague, The Netherlands. Registered charity number 27264198.Downloads

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