Flexible - UK based, suitable for remote working in a virtual environment
£30,510 to £35,683 (pro rata) per annum (dependent on experience)
Director of Programmes
Strengthen fundraising effectiveness across THET
- Support the Director of Programmes to shape a robust strategy that identifies funding opportunities from trusts and foundations, and institutional sources, and clearly describes roles and responsibilities across the organisation.
- Manage processes that support the Director of Programmes and the wider organization to implement this strategy, and to effectively track and respond to opportunities.
- Support the Director to create an environment which encourages the discussion of ideas and cross-team working.
Generate fundraising proposals
- Invest in your understanding of THET and the wider Health Partnership community’s work in order to contribute ideas for funding proposals in discussion with the Director of Programmes.
- Research, identify and apply to prospective funders, maintaining a vigorous pipeline of opportunities.
- Lead on the writing of funding bids when requested, drawing on the support and expertise of colleagues from across the organisation as appropriate.
- Lead or support the coordination of new proposal development as requested.
- Be accountable for a fixed income amount of new business annually.
- When requested, take responsibility for the stewardship of THET’s relationship with specific donors and support others where appropriate.
- Represent THET at external meetings with donors, Health Partnerships, and others, as required.
- Undertake other tasks as may be required, commensurate with experience.
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by midnight on 31 May 2022
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About the role
In recent years, THET has established a reputation for excellence in brokering partnerships between health institutions in the UK and overseas and this is expressed in our programmes work, our grants management service, and in our policy activity. In 2021, we supported the training of over 4,783 health workers across Africa and Asia. We are now moving to diversify our income. It is vital we prioritise the diversification of our funding streams with some excellent new opportunities already underway.
We are now looking to recruit a new Institutional and Trusts Fundraising Coordinator with excellent organisational and analytical skills, and a personality to inspire confidence internally and externally. This is an excellent role for those interested in understanding how this dynamic international charity is responding to the challenges facing our sector in 2022. You will be working with an exceptionally friendly team of people who are ambitious to achieve real change and impact and operating with considerable autonomy. We are open to flexible hours and ready to employ someone in any location across the UK.
The Institutional & Trusts Fundraising Coordinator will develop new sources of income for THET, helping us to deliver on our vision of creating a world where everyone has access to quality healthcare.
Reporting to Louise McGrath, our Director of Programmes, and working closely with a highly supportive team of colleagues from across the organisation, the post holder will excel in written English, and in creating opportunities for people to collaborate on the production of fundraising proposals. The post holder will be methodical and organised and relish working to deadlines with a keen eye for detail. They will have a demonstrable track-record in fundraising from trusts and foundations and/or institutions.
The role is formally located in the Programmes Team at THET but will collaborate closely with colleagues from the Policy and Learning Teams and External Engagement Teams, as well as Finance and Operations. You will be building on THET’s strong reputation with donors and part of a wider team of staff focused on generating income from our Events, private sector partnerships and High Net-Worth individuals.
Expressions of interest should be submitted to Jobs@thet.org and should include the following:
• A one-page statement of capability introducing the evaluator(s) and their organisation, if relevant, and how the skills and
competencies described above are met.
• A maximum four-page outline of the proposed evaluation process including:
▪ The consultant’s understanding of the assignment with initial comments to the terms of reference;
▪ An outline of the proposed evaluation methodology;
▪ Management arrangements; if a team is proposed, details should be provided on the specific role and contribution
of each consultant.
▪ A current CV for each consultant, preferably in short form.
▪ An outline work plan with budget showing the major costs of the evaluation.
▪ Confirmation of availability to complete the evaluation in July 2022.
• Any potential conflict of interest should be mentioned and shown how it will be overcome.