Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
The Funding Team is a dynamic team working on Oxfam’s Rohingya Refugee Crisis Response in Bangladesh. The team works in coordination with other Programme and Support teams to raise and effectively and efficiently manage restricted and unrestricted funding, enabling implementation of defined areas of work in country programme; ensuring quality and consistency in relationships with donors and management of partners; and supporting programme teams in managing and reporting their funds.
To provide strategic management and leadership on project designing process, funding proposal development and funding management for Oxfam’s Rohingya response in Bangladesh. To coordinate fundraising and grant management for Cox’s Bazar programme. To support and capacity build the programme teams and country office in planning securing and managing restricted funds. Lead on developing opportunities with existing and new donors and funding mechanisms, and maintain strong relationships with existing donors, building interactive relationships and matching the “Oxfam offer” to their particular interests and expectations.
Work closely with the Humanitarian Programme Coordinator, Area managers and technical programme team to create and secure country funding strategy. Support programme staff with specific initiatives and processes to secure programme funding, including the effective utilisation of funding information systems
leadership and guidance on overall grant management of the donor portfolio. Inform and support decisions on the allocations of appeal funding and ensure that appropriate agreements, inter affiliate MOUs and reporting requirements are in place
What we are looking for:
We are looking confident and motivated self-starter with proven international experience and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian assistance and knowledge of INGO humanitarian operations.
Experience with identifying fundraising opportunities preferably for NGO’s and a good track-record of successfully acquired funding and donor-compliant implementation of programs.
Experience in managing donor contracts, in particular from institutional donors, such as UN donors (UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM) ECHO, EU, Sida, DFID, AusAID, etc
Strong technical knowledge of donor funding proposals and logframes in thematic area.
Sound knowledge of institutional and government donors and funding policies
Good relationship management skills, with ability to represent Oxfam with external organisations and individuals.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, with experience in external organisational representation.
Good written skills with proven ability to develop and present proposals and plans, for both internal and external audiences.
Excellent operational, planning and budgeting skills.
Self-motivated, target driven and an entrepreneurial approach to exploiting fundraising opportunities.
Strong numeracy and general financial skills
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam GB, to act as key contributor to Rohingya refugee response programme, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their Humanitarian fields, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding:
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
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. *