Programme Funding Coordinator – Global Policy, Advocacy and Research

Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security, and conduct wider research and analysis. We use this evidence and learning to improve local, national and international policies and practices that can help build lasting peace. Our priority is people – we believe in a world where everyone can lead peaceful, fulfilling lives, free from fear and insecurity. We are a not-for-profit organisation operational in 10 countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Proactive donor research and engagement
  • Identify, map and prioritise funding opportunities for Saferworld’s global policy, advocacy and research
    work (including via institutional donors, academic/research councils and trusts/foundations
  • Support colleagues to engage with and cultivate donor relationships
  • Oversee a portfolio of donors and keep a track of their strategic and funding priorities and opportunities for engagement
  • Proposal development
  • Support proposal design processes, including with colleagues from country programmes and partners
  • Mobilise and co-ordinate inputs from programme, finance and technical colleagues in to the production of high quality proposals and supporting documents (results frameworks, budgets) in accordance with donor guidelines
  • Review, provide feedback and edit content for inclusion in funding proposals
  • Provide relevant donor information to support budget development and review budgets to ensure they
    respond to internal policies and donor requirements
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