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Reference: 72752

Date Added: 17 September 2019
Closing Date: 11 October 2019

Job Title: UK Government Funding Lead

Working For: Tearfund

Location: Teddington

Salary: £43,323

Job Details

Tearfund is looking for a dynamic, strategic thinker to lead our global relationship with the UK government, both in Whitehall and through field-offices and embassies in developing countries.

Do you have a proven track record of the following:

  • senior representation to UK government departments
  • a good understanding of the politics of the UK Civil Service (particularly DFID and the FCO)
  • experience leading on project and proposal development
  • excellent communication and negotiation skills?

If so this role could be for you!

This role will involve proactively scoping new opportunities, accompanying front-line staff in the development and implementation of programme funding strategies, and preparation of bids. This will include travel overseas to develop funding relationships and increase in-country capacities to work with UK Government funding.

All applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

Closing Date: 11 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Potential interview date: 21st October 2019

Start Date: ASAP

Application Details

For further information, or to apply, please visit our website: https://jobs.tearfund.org/tearfund/jobs/vacancy/uk-government-funding-lead-1886/1912/description/

Website: http://www.tearfund.org

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