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Organization: Oxfam GB

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa

Grade:

Occupational Groups:

Donor Relations/Grants Management

Closing Date: 2021-09-30

COUNTRY FUNDING COORDINATOR (INT7854)**

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have Ability to research, analyze, and report ?

Do you have the Ability to manage and lead a team to achieve goals in a complex working environment?

Do you have experience in managing donor contracts and fundraising activities, in particular from institutional donors?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you

The Role

The Funding Coordinator position is a Strategic Role and the Funding Coordinator is, in conjunction with the Oxfam International Director and/or the Programme Director, the central representative of the organisation where it concerns Donor Relationships. A good understanding of the country strategy and how this has been translated into programmes and project is essential in the communication with donors.

In addition to the donor relationships the funding coordinator is responsible for following up the contractual arrangements with institutional partners. A good understanding of partner contracts is essential in this role.

What we are looking for

Oxfam DRC is looking for a self assured experienced Funding Coordinator who wants to contribute to the development of a large and DRC orientated programme,

the person should have : An Extensive experience in managing donor contracts and fundraising activities, in particular from institutional donors, such as ECHO, DFID, OFDA, DFATD (CIDA), SIDA, UNICEF, UNDP, WFP, AFD, EU etc, Sound understanding of Program Cycle Management in emergencies and/or development environments.; A strong overall communication skills in English and French; A strong numeracy and financial skills, particularly in developing budgets, financial management/monitoring and reporting; Good written skills with proven ability to develop and present proposals and donor reports, for both internal and external audiences; High level of analytical skills and critical thinking; Ability to research, analyse, and report (e.g. researching donor priorities, evaluating proposals and reports, determining match between external funding opportunities and Oxfam objectives); Ability to manage and lead a team to achieve goals in a complex working environment; Experience in capacity building; coaching and delivering training at an individual and group level; Ability to network and represent Oxfam to donors and external institutions; Highly developed interpersonal and communication and relationship skills with ability to influence external organizations and individuals; Ability to manage his/her time effectively; Willing and able to adapt priorities in order to respond to changing demands; Self motivated, target driven and an entrepreneurial approach to fundraising.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam in DRC Funding Team, to act as key contributor to Oxfam work, and to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their different fields. Offers fair pay and competitive benefits package

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.**

Additional Information

Location: Kinshasa, DRC

Hours: 45

Salary: TBA

Job Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 30th September 2021

*Due to the urgency of this role, we will be reviewing CVs and interviewing candidate in advance of the closing date. For this reason, interested candidates are asked to submit their application as soon as possible.

About us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. **

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