Hivos is hiring a
Scope: Global/BD Unit
Reports to: Head of Business Development
Hours: 32-36 hours
Term: This appointment is for an initial term of one year, renewable based on results and performance.
Office: Global Office Hivos, The Hague, Netherlands.
Hivos is an international development organization guided by humanist values. Together with citizens and their organizations, we aim to contribute towards just, inclusive and life-sustaining societies where people have equal access to opportunities, rights and resources. We work in partnership with others in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America on three impact areas: Civic Rights in a Digital Age; Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and Climate Justice.
We are looking for a Senior Budget Specialist:
The Budget Specialist (BuS) is part of the Business Development Unit and reports to the Head of the Unit.
The BD unit is a global team, with 11 Business Development Manager, 1 Negotiations and Compliance Officer, 2 Budget Specialists and 1 Project Officer, plus the head of the unit. The target for Business Development is an order intake of 70 mil euro annually in quality funding of programs in line with our Impact areas. We aim to attract Bigger Bolder Business, diversification of donors and donor intelligence will be captured through monitoring key donors on calls and strategies (country, regional, global) and a proper use of the AS CRM system.
Aim of the job
As Senior Budget Specialist you will lead and support the proposal budgeting process and development of financial proposals to donors, both global and regional. The BuS applies Hivos’ financial and accounting procedures and sustainability requirements and collects and applies Hivos expertise on donor requirements in designing and realizing budgets and deployment. The BuS provides support to the BD Unit/Proposal teams, both as budget developer and reviewer.
In particular, the BuS will:
What we offer
We offer a stimulating work environment in a professional international organization with very dedicated staff. We offer a national contract based on Hivos local labor conditions, with remuneration commensurate with the experience and expertise. Contract renewable depending on performance.
Want to apply?
You are welcome to submit your application on the apply button before January 30th 2023.
You must submit both a letter of motivation/cover letter (maximum 2 pages) and resume/CV (maximum 3 pages) in English.
Candidates are highly encouraged to provide a clear track record in their CV and description in cover letter that matches the requirements of the position elaborated above.
Hivos reserves the right to close the position before the application deadline if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, interested candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.