Level: Manager Reports to: Executive Director Location: This role will be based in Kathmandu, with frequent field visits to rural parts of Nepal Salary and Contract: Rs.40,000 to 60,000 (negotiable) Type of Contract: Initially two year (extendable at VIN’s discretion) Deadline for Application: Thursday 15th February 2018 Job Overview: The position plays a vital role in fundraising activities for the organization. Working with the Executive Director and the Program Manager to bring in substantial operating and capital funding in order to fulfill the mission of the organization.
Primary responsibilities of the role includes the preparation of proposals and grant applications, and also researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities for the holistic community empowerment.
Responsibilities and duties:
Grant & Funding Strategy:
Research and identify public and private donor agencies for funding existing and new programs.
Manage the end to end process required to prepare, submit, and manage grants.
Develop organizational relation with the funding agencies home and abroad
Organize necessary monitoring and follow up visits for the funders and donors
Reporting & Tracking:
Work with the Program Managers & other officers to gather information necessary to report to the funders and sponsors.
Comply with all grant reporting as required by donors.
Provide regular written updates to the donors.
Document / update current funding records in digital database system and also hard copies, including grant tracking and reporting
Branding & Communications:
Develop necessary promotional / IEC materials for the organizational branding, visibility etc.
Update project news and events in regular basis to update VIN’s audience / stakeholders / funders.
Help update website contents to represent exactly what’s being done.
Building Partnerships & Coalitions: Ability to build coalitions internally and with other agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
External Awareness: Understands and keeps up-to-date on local, national, and international policies and trends that affect the organization and shape stakeholders’ views; is aware of the organization’s impact on the external environment.
Strategic Thinking: Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.
Entrepreneurship: Positions the organization for future success by identifying new opportunities; builds the organization by developing or improving access to grants and funds. Takes calculated risks to accomplish organizational objectives.
Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
Written Communications: Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.
Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
Public Service: Shows a commitment to serve the public. Ensures that actions meet public needs; aligns organizational objectives and practices with public interests.
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost- effective results. Complies with established control systems and rules.
1Continuous Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self- development.
Master’s Degree or higher studies in Arts, Development studies or relevant field
Proven track record on grant writing / fundraising. (Minimum 5 years)
Documentation & Report writing
Advanced level MS Office Package (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
Fluent in English and Nepali
If you are interested in the role, please send your most updated CV and Covering Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 15th February 2018.