Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Organisation: INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION
Job Title: GRANT MANAGER
Reports to: REGIONAL DIRECTOR (BASED IN HONG KONG)
Location: NEW DELHI
Our Client is an international organisation that manages and develops the philanthropic programmes of charitable entities established by family entrepreneurs. It builds on the heritage of charitable engagement that dates back into 1841. As the business grew and expanded globally, they collaborate with partners around the globe to foster human dignity, social justice and sustainability.
Our client works in the areas of education, society, faith and care, as well as in the fields of economic development and climate change, wherein they aim to contribute to systemic social change by combining our global expertise with our grassroots networks all over the world. Over the last 20 years they have advised approximately 10,000 project partners, who reached millions of individuals in more than 90 countries around the globe. They currently operate twelve offices in five continents. In 2016, they supported more than 3500 projects in more than 90 countries around the world. Currently, they are working with some 2300 professional partners. Their work in India is currently focussed on strengthening the existing education system, with an emphasis on the holistic development of children. They support the work of a range of NGOs and development partners, including secular and faith-based organisations.
Reason for hire:
The Grant Manager is responsible for assessing suitability of grant applications in alignment with programme development within the portfolio structure. The Grant Manager contributes to the development of projects and programmes that aim for systemic change.
Roles and responsibilities
Third Sector Partners, a leading senior management and board search firm in the Not for Profit sector has been retained for this position. Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a cover note to email@example.com. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.