Overview

Project Development Volunteer

External Communication

Contribute to ACTED external communication strategy by feeding regularly ACTED HQ Communication Department with informal updates on projects, a flash news, pictures, articles on projects progress and/or specific events for ACTED communication tools, including, but not limited to, ACTED Newsletter, websites and ACTED Annual Report.

Fundraising

External relations;
Update regularly a directory of donors, international and local NGOs, other partners and stakeholders;
Contribute when required to the reporting to national and local authorities as required by ACTED registration/legal status in country;
In the absence of Technical Coordinators, participate in key clusters and/or working group meetings;
Contribution to proposal development;
Contribute when required to the development of fundraising documents (Expression of Interests/concept notes/proposals) in line with ACTED country strategy and donor requirements and in close collaboration with ACTED HQ GMU (Grant Management Unit) and finance;
Liaise with Area Coordinators, Project Managers and Technical Coordinators to ensurethat proposals are relevant and technically sound;
Incorporate learning from previous interventions (e.g. lessons learnt and best practices) into new proposals;
Contracting;
Contribute to addressing in a timely manner all comments by donors on proposals in liaison with relevant staff in country and ACTED HQ GMU and finance.

 

Expected skills and qualifications

Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science
Previous related work experience, with knowledge of proposal writing and reporting
Familiarity with the project cycle
Excellent writing and communication skills
Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to manage multiple tasks
Good team spirit and ability to work with diverse profiles

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About ACTED

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.