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Senior Resource Development Manager

Job Purpose:   To design, research and write high quality funding proposals for technical donors including FCDO, Scottish Government, Island States (JOAC, GOA, IoM), European Governments, Global Trusts, Foundations and Corporates and to provide technical writing support to other parts of the organisation.

Reporting to:  Director of International Programmes

Location:  Based at Opportunity UK’s Head Office in Oxford, with some flexibility for home working. The role will require some travel to London to attend meetings and events, and occasional assignments overseas.

Compensation:  Up to £42,500 p.a. + 9% pension contribution & Life Assurance

We are looking for someone with exceptional co-ordinating, researching, writing and editing skills, a high attention to detail and the ability to work in a team and well as independently, producing work of a consistently high standard. The successful candidate will be a strong, quick and confident writer with proven successful experience of preparing high quality, engaging proposals and reports.

You will be a highly motivated self-starter, and a completer-finisher, who takes pride in producing work of a high standard. You will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and will be able to organise yourself and others in order to meet tight deadlines. You will have background in international development, having worked with, or for, institutional donors, global trusts and foundations, and will have a good understanding of donor motivations and requirements. You will be critical for building Opportunity UK’s institutional funding portfolio and this is an opportunity for you to take ownership of and drive this programme.

Download the job description here.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the job description to Sally Vicaria by 12 noon on 6th September 2021

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