Regional Funding Coordinator At Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe

What you will do:

Strategy and Vision

Actively supports the Johanniter values and shapes the programme work accordingly
Contributes to the development and implementation of the global strategy of Johanniter International Assistance
Supports Head of Programme Funding on the development and implementation of funding strategies
Supports the positioning of Johanniter International Assistance programmes within the NGO community and Johanniter
Acquisition and Programme Funding Management

Manages a portfolio of grants (focus on specific donors, e.g. ECHO /EuropeAid, USAID, AA/BMZ)
Maintains a broad, deep understanding of relevant donor policies, regulations and procedures
Works closely with programme staff at HQ, country offices and partners to ensure timely delivery of high-quality narrative and financial proposals and reports that meet donor and Johanniter International Assistance requirements
Identifies regional funding opportunities for project planning
Seeks and maintains contact with donor representatives and stakeholders in project countries
Advises the responsible colleagues on adjustments to projects and grant agreements (e.g.extensions, free extensions, budget adjustments)
Ensures quality control of all submissions
Supports the Head of Programme Funding in the strategic planning of all funding sources, in cooperation with the Johanniter International Programme and Fundraising team

Responsible for the transfer of institutional donor requirements to relevant colleagues involved
Advises colleagues to ensure that grants or contracts are well administered according to the respective contractual requirements
Together with the Accountability and Compliance department, develops and updates handouts and guidelines on donor guidelines and ensures that the relevant colleagues are aware of and comply with donor compliance regulations and Johanniter International Assistance’s working procedures
Proactively supports the identification of compliance risks, advises on the necessary measures and thus supports the risk management
Informs colleagues at HQ, country office and/or GSU (Global Support Unit) level of specific compliance issues and supports them in their application
Supports the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive information management and filing system
Capacity Development

Conducts capacity building for international and national staff in grants management, spending tracking and compliance
Develops training materials and carries out training of staff of Johanniter International Assistance and partners
Communication and representation

Supports the lobby work of Johanniter values and positioning of Johanniter International Programmes in relevant bodies
Represents Johanniter at donor levels
Manages internal and external communication processes related to earmarked funding and ensures proper compliance
Interface with other units

Works closely with the programme, finance, communications and other relevant departments, in the acquisition and administration of funding sources
Ensures the regular information flow between Johanniter’s programme, fundraising and communication teams
Support the Head of Programme Funding as an interface between Johanniter International Assistance and colleagues in the Fundraising Unit
Co-owns the implementation of the change process of Johanniter International Assistance
What you bring:

Academic degree (BA / BSc) in a relevant field
At least 5 years of contextual work experience in institutional fundraising with a proven track record of fundraising goals related to donors
Experience in network building and management, national and regional funding strategies
Good knowledge of current trends in the sector, relevant donors and their funding strategies
Experience in proposal writing and reporting, knowledge of German (AA, BMZ) and/or European donors regulations (ECHO, EuropeAid)
Experience in capacity building in fundraising and compliance with staff at HQ level, country offices and partner organisations
Experience in external representation in networks, donors and other government institutions
Experience of budget planning, strong ability in formulating finance proposals and report writing
Ability to deal with conflict, manage resistance, remaining focused and coping with frustrations
Very good team player with persuasive power
Excellent communication skills
High tolerance for ambiguity
Willingness to travel incl. low-security contexts
Willing to work irregular hours and weekends
Fluent in English. Good knowledge of German/ French/Spanish/Arabic an asset, IT competence
What we offer:

Remuneration: 50828 – 53503€/annum gross (Johanniter AVR DWBO Annex Johanniter internal tariff and relevant previous experience)

Benefits: 13th cheque, social security (lump sum 375€/month for expats not under German social security); housing allowance 300€/month; international insurance package; 29 days annual leave; yearly home flight (for contracts >1 year); Cost of Living Allowance

How to apply
If this what you are looking for, please submit your application via (cover letter, CV, reference contacts of 3 former supervisors, job certificates if available), stating your earliest start date. Please indicate “Regional Funding Coordinator” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Deadline for applications: 30 January 2022

Interviews planned for: 15 – 18 February 2022

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Suitable candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

*Please note Johanniter requires background checks (incl. criminal record and reference checks) to protect the vulnerable and prevent abuse*.

Information regarding the privacy policy for applications can be found here.

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