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Development and Monitoring Officer

Status: Closed

  • Employment

Organisation: Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)

Deadline: 19/06/2022

Location: Sarajevo, Belgrade, Pristina, Tirana, Skopje or remote

Balkan Investigative Reporting Regional Network – BIRN Hub, is opening a call for the position of Development and Monitoring Officer.

Major duties and responsibilities:
  • Identifying new fund development opportunities and applying for grants with governments and other national and international grant-making bodies.
  • Contribute to the development of BIRN’s fundraising strategy.
  • Develop tailored, focused and deliverable proposals for core and project funding.
  • Research new opportunities and support developing and maintaining relationships to secure funding.
  • Oversee the M&E framework and associated processes to assess the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of BIRN’s capacity building and programmatic output.
  • Assist in the internal monitoring and regular and systematic internal data collection to monitor progress and produce internal reports.
  • Develop a system to produce progress reports for various stakeholders and donor partners.
  • Keep an updated and detailed database of contacts.
  • Providing reports, stats and other updates to the Director and Board.
Key requirements:
  • Experience in the fundraising sector in writing winning, technical and high-quality grant proposals, working with key institutional and government donors and identifying partnerships and funding leads.
  • Work or voluntary experience in any NGO or charity.
  • Demonstrated ability to convey messages and build strong relationships with members and stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills, suited to preparing professional funding proposals of the highest standard and an excellent command of English.
  • Experience of dealing with stakeholders, supporters and partners.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information and communicate it effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management skills. Well-organized, efficient and able to work independently.

Please submit a detailed CV and a cover letter with two references, responding to the points raised in the job specifications, with a clear indication which of the three positions you are applying for, not later than June 19, 2022, to our regional operations unit, at nikola.cace@birnnetwork.org. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate should start work as soon as possible.

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