Programme Funding Officer Africa
Christian Aid
Location: London, UK
Last Date: April 3, 2009

Programme Funding Officer Africa (9 months maternity cover)
£32,583 - £36,392 (inclusive of London Allowance).
London, Waterloo
Closing date: 3 April 2009 5pm

We are seeking an exceptional person to support the work of Christian Aid (CA), its international partners and alliances, by supporting strategic fundraising to maximise income from existing and new donors; securing programme funding from institutional donors and large foundations and developing CA staff and partner capacity in this area. The prospective post holder will focus on CA’s work in Africa where CA has a large, diverse and growing programme portfolio.

You must have significant experience including proposal and report writing for institutional donors such as DFID, EuropeAid/ECHO, USAID, Trusts and Foundations; proven success of securing funds from official donors; planning, monitoring and reporting on development or emergency programmes, experience of field-based development or emergency work in a developing country as well as fluency in English and French. A highly organised approach and excellent team working is required, as well as good attention to detail. You should be in sympathy with Christian Aid’s aim of empowering people to respond to the scandal of poverty through prayer, giving and action.

We value the contribution each and every one of our people makes to the success of our organisation. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As this post is UK based, non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK, as the Department of Employment will only issue work permits in exceptional circumstances and for limited periods only.

To apply for this post, please download an application pack from and email your completed form to: (quoting the reference number), or send by fax to 020 7523 2004. Alternatively, your completed application form, together with the equal opportunities form, can be printed out and posted to us at:

Christian Aid
35 Lower Marsh
London SE1 7RT
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
Job reference: 1816/AA
Interview date: 20 April 2009


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