Advisor: Funding and Partnerships

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We are looking for a highly organised individual and strong team player with experience in developing and supporting successful proposals and commercial tenders. You will bring an understanding of technical assistance/consultancy opportunities and suppliers and be familiar with different types of technical assistance contracts. You will have a sound understanding of international programming in a relevant field (HIV/AIDS, public health or human rights) and be able to engage confidently with partners, donors and other external stakeholders. You will have a passion for excel and an ability to work across the range of funding tasks from strategic thinking to production of proposals and budgets to entering administrative data into online systems. Fluency in French or another international language is desirable. You will be committed to delivery of the Frontline AIDS Partnership’s Global Plan of Action.

Gather and consolidate intelligence on funding opportunities from a range of institutional donors, with a focus on technical assistance opportunities including consultancy contracts and opportunities to provide technical assistance through commercial contracts and grants. Donors will include US, UK and European government agencies, multilateral agencies, and other key financing agencies. Track new donor policies, political changes, and funding trends for each assigned donor in order to sustain and grow income, in support of the Frontline AIDS Global Plan of Action and income strategy.

You will be responsible for day-to-day management of Frontline AIDS’ consultant database including ensuring records are up to date and GDPR related data protection principles are followed. With support from the Lead: Technical Assistance you will identify technical growth areas and coordinate the recruitment of new consultants to expand the database.

Gather and consolidate intelligence on institutional funding opportunities with a focus on consultancy opportunities Identify and engage with potential partners and suppliers to pre-position for opportunities. . Coordinate bid teams within Frontline AIDS and with partners to develop competitive proposals and commercial tenders. Work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels across the organisation, and with Frontline AIDS civil society partners.

Who we are

We’ve been on the frontline of the world’s response to HIV and AIDS for over 25 years, working with marginalised people who are denied HIV prevention and treatment simply because of who they are and where they live.

Set up in 1993 to work with community groups in the countries most affected by the global AIDS epidemic, we’ve continually adapted our approach, looking for innovative ways to break down the barriers that marginalise people living with, or at risk of acquiring, HIV. All with one goal in mind – a future free from AIDS for everyone, everywhere.

Everything we do is rooted in our two key beliefs:

  • That the lives of all human beings are of equal value.
  • That everyone has the right to access the HIV information and services they need for a healthy life.

Today, we work with communities in more than 40 countries, taking local, national and global action on HIV, health and human rights.

As a global partnership that is open to everyone, we can only do what we do – and achieve what we want to achieve – by working with partners from grassroots community groups to national governments. Our partners drive change where it matters, shaking up the status quo and making a noise on issues the world often chooses to ignore.

Are you the Frontliner we’re looking for?

You are a committed team member with a clear focus on team objectives, as well as your own. You will promote best practice within your field of expertise and challenge ways of working to ensure the highest quality and levels of efficiency. Your actions will be aligned with Frontline AIDS vision and you will inspire the same behaviour in your peers. You are comfortable working in a matrix management environment.

How to apply

Find out more by downloading the full job description and person specification from our jobs page. If you are excited by this opportunity and think it’s right for you, we’d love to hear from you so apply on our website and upload your CV along with a covering letter outlining why you are a great match for this role

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