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Institutional Donor Liaison Officer bij het Rode Kruis

28 mei 2018, 05:00
Institutional Donor Liaison Officer bij het Rode Kruis
Institutional Donor Liaison Officer bij het Rode Kruis
Functie: Institutional Donor Liaison Officer
Organisatie: Het Nederlandse Rode Kruis
Aantal uren: 28-32 uur
Locatie: Den Haag
Vervaldatum: 06 juni
We help to strengthen resilience of vulnerable people exposed to hazards and crisis situations and we respond to disasters and conflicts to save lives and alleviate suffering. In the Netherlands with more than thirty thousand volunteers and internationally through technical assistance, supplies and money. Together we act before, during and after disasters to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people. We do this without regards to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinion. Our seven principles guide our humanitarian work: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

The International Assistance department is responsible for all Netherlands Red Cross international support for victims of disasters and conflicts and for vulnerable people exposed to hazards. The International Assistance department has opened a vacancy for a: Institutional Donor Liaison Officer (maternity leave replacement) (The Hague, 28-32 hours per week for the period 1 August 2018 – 31 March 2019)
Purpose of the position
  • As Institutional Donor Liaison Officer your first objective is to secure, intensify and increase the collaboration with our Institutional Donors.
  • You work closely with other teams at The Netherlands Red Cross, including our technical advisors, country teams, fundraising teams, and the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation team.
  • This position is based in The Hague and operates from the Business Development & Advisory (BD&A) Unit, with a direct report to the Institutional Donor Coordinator.
Background of the unit
The business development and advisory unit serves the mission of the Red Cross with:
  • Supporting projects with thematic expertise (WASH, health, response preparedness, DRR and community resilience);
  • Coordination of institutional donor liaison and resource mobilization;
  • Planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects and programs;
  • Enabling humanitarian innovation.
From this Unit you will work with four other Units within the International Assistance division. The Disaster Response Unit, Programme Management Unit, the Programmatic Partnership Unit and the Strategic Partnership Unit.

Functie-eisen en profiel
Responsibilities of Institutional Donor Liaison Officer:
  • Continuous improvement of our institutional resource mobilization system (including the development and implementation of processes and tools to optimize recourse mobilization results);
  • Coordinate proposal development (including liaison with movement and non-movement partners);
  • Recruit and coordinate consultants for proposal writing activities;
  • Prepare bids and co-write proposals;
  • Keep track and organise the response to funding opportunities;
  • Plan and shape resource mobilization around specific geographical contexts and thematic areas;
  • Build the capacity of colleagues on institutional donor liaison and proposal development;
  • Connect with other members of the Red Cross movement (including for example other Red Cross national societies, IFRC and ICRC) to strategically access funding;
  • Contribute to institutional donor liaison strategy and planning.
Profile candidate
  • You have a work permit for The Netherlands and have a bachelor or university degree in relevant field (e.g. Development Studies, Law, Political Science, International Relations, Business Administration, etc.)
Skills and experience:
  • 2 years professional experience in institutional donor liaison (ECHO/DEVCO and Government or similar donors);
  • 2 years professional experience with multi-partner and multi-country programme proposal development;
  • Excellent coordination skills, with a focus on results and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Proven power to mobilize resources;
  • Excellent project leader to coordinate complex processes and partnerships;
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building in resource mobilization is an advantage;
  • 2 years field based experience in the sub-Saharan Africa and/or Asia context is an advantage (private sector or non-profit);
  • Excellent command of the English language;
  • Command of French and Dutch is an asset.
  • You are engaging and enjoy working with others, you are not afraid to take the lead if needed, you have a drive to contribute to the mission of the Red Cross, you are results-driven, you keep oversight easily and you are flexible.
  • You are available to travel when required (max up to 10% of your time).

Ons aanbod
  • A part time appointment (based on 28-32-hour work week) for 8 months.
  • A flexible and human centred working environment in an international environment with a variety of international organizations.
  • Well balanced employment conditions with space for initiative and development.
  • Remuneration: the salary scale level is set at 11 as mentioned in the CAO, depending on education level and experience. (min. € 3.144,13  until max. € 4.159,49 gross per month on the basis of full time employment).

Informeren en solliciteren
Please send your resume in English and letter of motivation with reference to Joost Jaspers before June 6th 2018 using our online application tool. For more information about the position, you can contact Maartje Holdorp at An assessment can be part of the selection procedure. For more information of the work of the Netherlands Red Cross please go to and NLRC on Facebook and Twitter.

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