Community NGO committed to safeguarding the safety and protection of children/young people and promoting gender equality for girls, Plan International Togo, an employer that promotes equality of opportunity and does not discriminate based on gender, race, social origin, political opinion, disability and marital status, and applies zero tolerance policy for fraud and conflict of interest, is searching for employment a Grants and Business Development Manager.
Title: Grants and Business Development Manager
Location :CO Lomé
Taking office: Immediate
Reports to Country: Director Role
The Grants and Business Development Manager will work as a resource in business development including sourcing grants, local fundraising focused on corporate engagement, and the establishment of grant systems and procedures in line with the Country Strategy
Resource mobilization coordination :
Work with leadership members and the Grants team to ensure a donor engagement plan is in place (complete with updated donor mapping, donor engagement tracking and updated action plans), and updated monthly.
Lead the process for identifying & exploring new fundraising opportunities, including a sound “go no go” mechanism ; review and summarize funding requirements from various donors; ethical check, evaluate & recommend response to fundraising opportunities.
Conduct biannual funding gap analysis to identify programs or sub-areas that require greater attention in terms of resource mobilization based on funding projection in the Country Strategy.
Hold early discussion with NOs and Donors to ensure that budgets submitted and Funding Bundle Agreement Documents (FADs) are fully costed (direct, shared direct and apportioned cost fully covered).
Responsible for ensuring the marketing of concept…… Grant Management
Ensure that projects managers, implementing partners and leadership team members understand and assimilate Plan and donor’s requirements in grants management based on Funding Bundle Agreement Documents (FADs) and donors’ contracts
Ensure a sound grants startup and closure mechanisms are in place and fully implemented.
Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge Essential
Master’s degree in social science, international development, international relations or related discipline ;
Substantial experience in the NGO sector ;
Demonstrated experience in managerial positions in the development sector ;
Demonstrated track record of writing project proposals and obtaining grant funding for development projects from institutional donors ;
Demonstrated success in directly managing the implementation and reporting requirements of grant funded projects and programs ;
Experience in identifying and developing fund raising opportunitie
Fluent in English and French.
Experience working in Togo and in a west Africa International Organization operating in communitarian development
At least two years working experience outside of country of origin ;
Conceptual and analytical skills ;
Planning and monitoring ;
Coaching, training and facilitation skills;
Accountability and responsibility for own performance ;
Content of applications folders:
Applications must include :
A cover letter of two (02) pages at most ;
A Vitae Curriculum of no more than three (03) pages ;
A copy of the last diploma.
N.B. Put all three documents in one file
Only successful candidates after reviewing the files will be contacted for written tests and interviews ;
Applicants are obliged to comply with child protection and gender equality and inclusion policies applied within the International Plan Organization ;
Deadline for filing files:
Applications must be sent to Plan International Togo’s Resident Representative by email at recruit. [email protected] not later than Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 17 h : 00 p.m.