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Grants Manager Netherlands

Grants Manager Netherlands

Geplaatst op
19-9-2022
Functie
Grants Manager Netherlands
Organisation
Street Child Nederland
Standplaats
Amsterdam
Opleidingsniveau
WO
Uren
Fulltime
Soort
Loondienst
Salarisindicatie

Street Child Nederland are searching for an experienced Grants Manager to continue the growth of the Street Child brand in the Netherlands with a strong focus on partnerships with foundations and institutional funders. Street Child Nederland are a member of the 13-year-old Street Child group of global charities – which has helped over 700,000 children to go to school and learn and supported over 42,000 caregivers to set up businesses, so they can afford the cost of educating their children. We pride ourselves on being willing to go to the world’s toughest places where others won’t, in over 20 of the poorest and most disaster-affected countries, with support from Governments, UN agencies, major corporates, public and philanthropists. Street Child focuses on high-quality, locally-led, sustainable measures to improve access to education, child protection, and family livelihoods. 

Street Child Nederland, one of 8 European members of the Street Child group, aim to contribute to the development of Street Child’s global fundraising network. The Grants Manager Netherlands sits right at the heart of our core fundraising efforts and will play a vital role in achieving this ambition. As such, you, will work in close collaboration with our European fundraising team, located at our hubs in Barcelona and London. The Grants Manager Netherlands will lead the proposal writing and facilitate the cultivation of foundations and institutional donors in a way that both grows revenue and fosters authentic connection to the work of our local partner organizations. The position is designed to be based in the Amsterdam or the Randstad area. Occasional travel to our offices in Barcelona and London and our project countries will be part of the role. Street Child is an unusually dynamic and fast-changing NGO environment – we absolutely need someone who embraces this culture and opportunity. 

Your most important responsibilities 

  • Define and implement the Dutch grant writing strategy in alignment with Street Child’s European fundraising plan. 
  • Gain funding from a variety of Dutch foundations and institutional donors and mobilise funding for the projects of our local partners in Africa and Asia.  
  • Lead the research, writing and submission of grant proposals in line with donor requirements. 
  • Invest, developand grow long-term partner relationshipsin close collaboration with our local project partners and the global Programmes team. 
  • Build and maintain important networks in philanthropy, international development and emergency aid in the Netherlands. 
  • Lead a small Dutch grant writing team 
  • Support other Dutchfundraising channels likeindividual donors, events or challenges and ourcommunications activities. 
  • Leverage opportunities to scale fundraising opportunities on a European level as well as take advantage of synergies. 

Your profile

  • Passionate identification with the values and goals of Street Child. 
  • Proven track-record in account management, foundations or institutional fundraising, and good knowledge of proposal writing ideally in international development or humanitarian aid. 
  • Strong network in the Netherlands. 
  • Dutch language skills at native level, excellent written and spoken communication in Dutch and English to inspire and convince the audience of your project proposals.  
  • At least 3 years of working experience in a comparable position. 
  • Ability to manage employees and volunteers. 
  • An academic level of education in a relevant field. 
  • Self-starter, who relishes working with a high degree of autonomy, a high sense of responsibility and team spirit in an intercultural environment. 
  • Structured, independent, and analytical way of working with an eye for detail, strong financial rigor and integrity. 
  • Willingness to travel from time to time. 

Our offer 

  • A demanding and meaningful job with broad responsibility and great creative freedom in a young and ambitious team. 
  • Opportunity to lead the organization through a new phase of growth, and a chance to directly shape the future of our organization in the Netherlands.  
  • Workplace in a truly international environment characterized by great commitment and high team spirit.   
  • A competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and in line with industry.  
  • Flexible working hours and option for remote working.  
  • Full-time employment, though we are willing to discuss other arrangements. 

Street Child’s commitment to Safeguarding 

Street Child is committed to the safeguarding and protection of the communities we serve, our partners, our volunteers, and our staff.  

As part of this commitment to safeguarding, all offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks, including a Criminal Records check.  Street Child also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. 

To apply

Street Child values diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or gender identity, or age. 

To apply, please submit your CV to eu.recruitment@street-child.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and so interested candidates are encouraged to apply early.

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