Careers Old Two

Title Proposal Development Officer-Programme
Job Information

Duration: Permanent


  • Development of funding strategy with donor mapping relevant to FAME’s manmade.
  • Manage, coordinate and support proposal development for all existing and prospective institutional funders (Government, bilateral, multilateral, foundation and corporate).
  • To extend support by working closely with programme and finance, to support grant reporting process and ensure that reporting requirements are met in a timely manner, ensuring mandatory compliance.
  • Regular meetings with the programme and admin staff of partners and others and producing reports based on triangulated analysis to be incorporated in future programming and proposal development.
  • Developing and maintaining contacts with donors, especially their local offices and building international donor liaison.
  • To assist and facilitate the programme team in research.
  • Contribute and nurture positive team spirit by taking initiatives for team building.
  • Create FAME social media presence and proactively assist FAME web site and innovative use of digital technology.
  • Ensure visibility and positive brand recognition of FAME both through the media and civil society forums through regular events and participation in activities.
  • Study requests for proposal (RFPs); attend strategy meetings. Meet proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data.
  • Review/rewrite proposal inputs and coordinate with management personnel to ensure.


  • To maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone.
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with senior programme team.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, maintaining personal networks.

Required Competencies/skills and Experience:

A. Qualifications and Experience:

Master’s degree preferably in social sciences from a recognized university with 2 years of working experience on the similar JD with national and international organizations and firms.

B. Required Competencies and skills

  • Organizational abilities and ability to work in a team.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, writing skills.
  • Excellent knowledge about donors and their proposal requirements.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and high motivation.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Good level of conceptual and logical thinking.
  • Excellent Communication (written and oral) and Public Relations skills.
  • Good organizational, research, negotiation and analytical capabilities.
  • Ability to identify, obtain and analyze information from a variety of sources.
  • Flexible, adaptive, dynamic and willing to take initiative to complete tasks assigned.
  • Highly motivated, responsible, self-directed, resourceful and flexible.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

Required experience: Preferably in social sciences: 2 years

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