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IPD Regional Coordinator(s) for Africa (2) and Asia (1) Job Vacancies

Job Title: IPD Regional Coordinator(s) for Africa (2) and Asia (1)

Department:International Fundraising and Communications

Job Family:International Partnership Development

Reports to: Head,IPD    

Grade: D

Permanent/Contract: Permanent

Location: Preferably Nairobi, Johannesburg, Dakar (for Africa) or Bangkok (for Asia) (but can be based in any of the organization’s country programme) 

Direct Reports: None

Job Role

Role Overview:    

Our organization has an ambitious strategy to double income from statutory donors over the next five years.

The International Partnership Development team within the organization’s International will play a key role in supporting organization’s members/country programmes to plan for and fundraise from statutory donors and to manage contracts when won. 

The Regional Coordinator posts will work with members to enhance their knowledge and capacity around statutory income and ensure that member need in this respect is communicated as appropriate throughout the organization’s federation.    

Each Regional Coordinator will work with a selected number of members to enable in depth understanding and relationship building. 

Each regional coordinator will also specialize in procedures, rules and regulations around one major donor and will provide support throughout the organization on issues around this donor.   

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities and Key Activities

To provide technical advice and support around statutory fundraising
  • On donor scoping and funding opportunities
  • On funding planning and programme resourcing
  • On concept note and proposal development
  • On managing statutory donor contracts
To provide training and other capacity building support to members   
  • As part of the IPD team, develop relevant training materials around all aspects of institutional funding
  • Deliver training workshops around all aspects of institutional funding
To provide donor specific advice to the organization around one multilateral donor    
  • Support to members developing concept notes and proposals
  • Support to IPD in developing and delivering donor specific training and other materials
As part of the IPD team, work towards delivering IPD’s strategy and annual plans   
  • Participate in team planning other processes and meetings
  • Represent IPD internally and externally at meetings and events as directed
  • Provide reports and intelligence to the head, IPD and the team 
Typical People Management Responsibility
  • Team Leader: Head of IPD
  • Grandfather - Manager of Team Leaders/Managers: ID Fundraising and Communications
What is the global remit?  Operates in:
Multiple Geographic Regions - Potentially all southern regions, but with a specific focus on Africa and Asia

Person Specification

Education & Certifications   
  • To degree level or above in an appropriate subject
Essential Knowledge and Experience    
  • Of INGOs and fundraising from institutional donors
  • Of development work in Africa or Asia
  • Of training and capacity development
  • Proven track record in developing proposals for institutional donors
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, often at a distance
  • Fluent English essential including ability to write technical proposals
Desirable Knowledge and Experience   
  • Trained as a trainer
  • Experience in distance team working, including providing support from a distance
  • Knowledge of French, Spanish, Portuguese
Organisational Structure
The post is a direct line report to Head of IPD within the Interntional Fundraising and Communications Directorate  

Competency Profile

Competency and What it looks like

(The desire to accept ownership and accountability, whilst getting things done well and meeting challenging goals)
The post is managed at a distance and thus the Regional Coordinator must take ownership of relationship building and cooperation with all stakeholders and be able to work with the Head of IPD to set goals and work plans

(The ability to think ahead and decide on courses of action, ensuring that the resources required to implement the action will be available, and scheduling work required to achieve an end result)
The ability to plan and strategise are essential to this post 
(The ability to originate, introduce and be open to, new practices, concepts, ideas and change and to continuously improve)
IPD has to constantly adapt to both imposed donor requirements and to changing constraints and needs within the organization. 

Thus the post will have to innovate and develop new responses (in the region and as part of the IPD team) to meet a constantly changing environment 
(The ability to get our points across clearly, both orally and in writing, to ensure we get our key messages across in the right way)
Excellent communication skills are essential both with all stakeholders (customers) as an integral part of the role, and to the IPD team, which is scattered across the organization

(The ability to work co-operatively and flexibly with others, both within and outside the organisation, demonstrating an understanding of effective team working and partnerships)
The Regional Coordinator must work flexibly and as part of numerous short term teams developed to address specific issues. 

The relationship between the Regional Coordinator and IPD’s Donor Coordinators is essential to the meeting of IPD’s goals. 

Effective relationships across the organization are essential. Fundraising from official donors has to include all parts of the organization. 
Leadership & Management    
(The capacity to inspire others to give of their best to achieve a desired result, whilst maintaining effective relationships with individuals and teams as a whole and allocating resources)
The Regional Coordinator must inspire all colleagues and stakeholders in order to reach the highly ambitious strategic targets for the organization.

Kindly send your CV to, if interested.

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