Save the Children International are recruiting a Match Funding Advisor to join our International Programs team in central London on a 12-month fixed term contract.
The Save the Children portfolio includes a number of donors that have match funding or co-financing requirements. These match liabilities vary in value and requirements. As an organisation we need to work collaboratively across 17 International Programming Members and ~55 COs to achieve the best outcomes on match funding. In order to achieve this, the Strategic Portfolio team will move from a monitoring and reporting function only on match to a pro-active brokerage function - to help minimise match related No-Go’s and unnecessary use of organisational unrestricted funding. This role will drive this work, with close engagement with members and regional Strategic Portfolio and Award leads.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
* Several years of demonstrable progressive experience within the sector/donor, including a demonstrable understanding of co-financing and donor match requirements
* Experience working with senior stakeholders, and a proven ability to gain trust and broker solutions
* A proactive and solution orientated approach, able to use initiative to see opportunities to achieve the objectives of this role and the cluster
* Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities.
* Excellent interpersonal skills: patient, collaborative, flexible, able to improvise and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
* Skills and experience in analysis and problem solving
* Strong MS Excel skills, including experience with pivot tables
* Good communication skills (written & oral English), including the ability to communicate and present both at a technical and non-technical level We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.
The salary range for this position is £43,000 to £45,00 0 plus a full benefits package including 30-days annual leave and a contributory pension scheme.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
* No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
* All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
* Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.