Grants Officer

Type: 
Job
Employer: 
BRAC UK
Location of Job: 
London, United Kingdom
Posted: 
13 Mar 2019
Closing: 
15 Apr 2019
About the organization: 

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and today is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, conflict-prone and post-disaster settings. These include programs in education, healthcare, microfinance, girls’ empowerment, agriculture, human and legal rights, social enterprises, a bank, a university, and the world’s largest mobile money platform. In 2016, BRAC employed more than 100,000 people in 11 countries, with a total global expenditure of about $900 million.

BRAC UK works to raise resources for BRAC’s programs in Africa and Asia, raise awareness about BRAC across Europe and develop partnerships with local and global organizations, donor agencies, academic and research institutions and governments.

About the Job: 

BRAC UK is looking for a full-time Grants Officer who is passionate about international development and wants to play an important role in BRAC’s global mission to create opportunities for the World's poor.  

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support the BRAC UK programs team by providing grant management of BRAC UK projects in coordination with in-country Project Managers in Uganda, Tanzania, Nepal, Bangladesh and as the portfolio grows in Myanmar, South Sudan, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  • Sustain high-quality grant management and reporting, by ensuring that internal information on all our projects is up to date and accurate, enabling the provision of timely information to donors and partners.  

This is an exciting opportunity which combines working at one of the largest and most respected INGO’s in the World, focusing on the foremost development challenges of today, with the flexibility of being part of a dynamic, small team in London. The role also offers considerable scope for personal and professional growth and international travel as well as the opportunity to grow into the management of projects.

The ideal candidate will be keen to build his/her career in international development and demonstrate outstanding organizational, report writing and project management skills. He she will have experience working with a range of small and large donors and will be excited about working with a diverse range of donors and partners including DFID, DFAT, Big Lottery Fund, Comic Relief, Danida and trusts, foundations and private sector funders.

How to Apply: 

Interested candidates should send their CV and a cover letter outlining how they heard about the position to [email protected] with "Grants Officer" in the subject line.

Country: 
United Kingdom