To assist and guide the proposal design and development process (both standalone and integrated projects) in close coordination with thematic leads and Technical Advisors.
Become rapidly familiar with:
The Save the Children Programs Strategy Outcomes and Objectives
The SCI approach to Education in Emergency, Health & Nutrition, Child Protection, Food Security & Livelihood and Gender Programmes
Writing/Editing /Partner Outreach:
Review the call for proposals, identify and disseminate key proposal requirements and instructions to members of the proposal development team
Develop and monitor proposal schedules and outlines together with respective thematic leads, TAs and Save the Children Member Offices
Guide the Concept Note/proposal development design sessions and orient TAs on the donor requirements for drafting different sections of proposals
Write proposal contents including management and staffing sections, resumes, and executive summaries.
Synthesize raw content from various sources into a cohesive and comprehensive narrative.
Edit and incorporate the input of Technical Advisors and other team members (including feedback from Member Office and Partners) into the proposals
Contribute to the development of the proposal budgets
Coordinate proposal inputs with consortium partners where relevant.
Review and assure the consistency of proposal narratives, log frames, workplans and other relevant annexes
Deliver quality products against a tight schedule
Ensure final submission is compliant with donor regulations and instructions in the solicitation.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
SCI – Afghanistan
Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.
We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience preparing proposals
Understanding of context/country of RFP.
Proven technical writing skills and track record of creating compelling, clear, and succinct documents.
Exceptional organizational skills and an ability to manage competing priorities under tight deadlines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word.
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a lead writer on technical proposals.
Strong analytical skills and ability to understand and write about complex topics.
Strong attention to detail, including grammar, punctuation, and syntax.
Familiarity and/or expertise in M&E frameworks and methodologies preferred;
Bachelor’s degree in relevant topical area and/or English, Communications, or a technical discipline required. Master’s degree preferred.
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Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by sending the below documents mentioning the position title and vacancy number (21-047) in the subject of their email before closing date 15 May 2021
* Letter of Interest and Update CV as a single document
* SCI application form: http://www.acbar.org/upload/1572430756959.docx
Save the Children International provides an equal employment opportunity and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse