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مطلوب مدير/ة تطوير برنامج للعمل لدى النهضة العربية للديمقراطية والتنمية

Program Development Manager

Closing date: 31 Mar 2019

JOB PURPOSE:

The Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD) is currently seeking a dynamic Program Development Manager to develop and expand existing programs and projects. The successful Program Development Officer will be responsible for actively raising funds from current and prospective donors, with the aim to meet the organization´s priorities and targets.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Program Development and fundraising

· Design the annual and a multi-annual fundraising strategy based on the ARDD’s strategic plan, in close consultation with the Program Management Department and the Monitoring and Evaluation team

· Actively seek new sources of funding through online research and outreach to current and prospective donors

· Respond to funding opportunities for projects and programs, based on the organization’s annual fundraising strategy

· Seek in-kind and pro-bono support from relevant donors and service providers

  • Draft proposals (including concept notes and budgets) for funding, upon approval of the CEO and in line with donor requirements, in close cooperation and consultation with ARDD’s Finance Department and Program Management Department

· Supervise the drafting of proposals by the Program Development Officer and approve for submission to CEO

· Attend fundraising activities and events

Donor Relations and Reporting

· Actively build collaborative relationships with national and international government agencies, key stakeholders and other like-minded organizations at the national, regional and international level with view to building partnerships and financial support for ARDD’s work

· Build strategic partnerships with private sector partners

· Maintain ongoing communication with donors

· Conduct negotiations regarding contracts with donors, grant cash-flow requirements, cost recovery requirements and potential funding gaps

· Supervise development and update of the donor database representing the local and regional community with a view to expanding ARDD’s services

· Support and participate in internal and external audit requirements

Coordination

· Oversee, supervise and approve the Development and update of ARDD’s reporting plans, including a timetable for financial reporting and audits

· Ensure that all projects are implemented on time and with the intended outputs, in close coordination and cooperation with the Program Management and with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

· Provide guidance and advice to the Program Management Department to ensure timely and accurate reporting to donors, in line with donor requirements

· Provide guidance and advice to implementing partners QRDD field staff in relation to donor requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

· A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Human Rights, Social Science, Management, International Development or a related field (relevant Master degree will be an asset)

· A minimum of five years’ experience in fundraising, grant management or financial management in an NGOs

SKILLS

· Demonstrated success in writing proposals and grant applications

· Demonstrated ability to produce financial estimates and reports to a high level of accuracy and professional presentation

· Solid knowledge of donor requirements

· Demonstrated success in raising funds and managing bilateral/multilateral grants and contracts;

· Solid knowledge of development issues in Jordan and the Arab region

· Demonstrated project management skills (including skills in time management and task prioritization);

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Demonstrated skills in the organization of fundraising events

· Demonstrated success in building effective networks and relationships to engage donors, governments, and other stakeholders to support project objectives

· Experience of maintaining and creating databases

· Excellent IT skills

· Excellent English language skills

· Self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision

· Ability to work under pressure as part of a professional team

· Experience working in a cross-cultural environment

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested and Qualified Candidate should apply to: Jobs@ardd-jo.org. Please mention the name of the position Program Development Manager on the subject of the email.

Applications close 31 March 2019.

Please note: Due to the urgency to fill the post, recruitment will be done on the rolling basis and ARDD reserves the right to recruit before the deadline.