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Donor Relations Manager “Climate Resilience”

  • Contractor
  • Bonn Bad-Godesberg Germany
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Welthungerhilfe profile

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The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with a contract duration of two years. Employment location will be Bonn, Germany.

As Donor Relations Manager “Climate Resilience” you will help secure and expand institutional funding in the field of climate resilience and strategically develop cooperation with donors within the Institutional Donor Relations Unit. You will be the key contact of Welthungerhilfe for a specific institutional donor. Through your work, you will enhance Welthungerhilfe’s profile and visibility as a key player in humanitarian aid and development cooperation.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a strategy on respective donors with a focus on climate resilience within the institutional donor strategy framework
  • Coordinate the application process and ensure that applications and reports are submitted to the respective donor with high quality and in accordance with donor guidelines
  • Assist in the development of donor and funding strategies at Unit- and Country Office level
  • Participate in donor conferences and in relevant networks of the respective donor in the field of climate resilience
  • Prepare, support and conduct (high-level) donor visits relevant for climate resilience
  • Analyze, interpret and process information and relevant policies and trends of the respective donor
  • Identify new funding opportunities in the area of climate resilience
  • Advocate for optimizing donor terms and conditions

Your profile

  • A university or college degree in the field of social sciences, development policy, international relations or a comparable degree
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in international development cooperation
  • Experience in planning and implementing development cooperation initiatives
  • Experience in acquisition of project funds for NGO led projects for climate resilience and adaptation to and mitigation of climate change
  • Good knowledge about institutional donors in the field of climate resilience, e.g. IKI, Darwin Initiative, multilateral climatefonds (Green Climate Fund, Adaptation Fund), development banks
  • Strong negotiation and cooperation skills, ability to work in a team, strong communication skills and stress resistance
  • Strong text production and report writing skills
  • Very good ability to work in an intercultural environment and willingness to travel outside of Europe
  • Very good written and spoken English skills; German and/or French language skills are an advantage

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under “Our benefits”.

How to apply

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by February 7, 2024.Your contact person is Ina Stepka. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

Deadline: 7-Feb-24

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