Hivos is hiring a
Scope: Global Business Development 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: The Hague, Netherlands.
Do you want to use your finance expertise and help us co-create impactful programs that work towards achieving social and climate justice in almost 40 countries? Then we’re looking for you! Join the inspiring Hivos community as Senior Budget Specialist.
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.
Hivos’ Business Development Unit is a global team, with 11 Business Development Managers, 1 Negotiations and Compliance Officer, 2 Budget Specialists, 1 Project Officer, and the head of the unit. The target for the team is to realize the development of quality funding of programs, worth 70 million euro annually. We additionally aim to diversify the type of donors that fund our work. Donor intelligence is captured through monitoring key donors on calls and strategies (country, regional, global) and maintained through a proper use of the AS (All Solutions) CRM system.
Aim of the job
As Senior Budget Specialist you will lead and support the budgeting process of program/project proposals and develop financial proposals to regional and global donors. When doing this, you will apply Hivos’ financial and accounting procedures and sustainability requirements. You will furthermore collect and apply Hivos’ expertise on donor requirements in designing and realizing budgets and deployment. The Senior Budget Specialist provides overall support to the Business Development Unit, both as budget developer and reviewer.
In particular, you will:
The candidate we’re looking for is an all-round financial expert who has a keen eye for detail and is energized by guiding and supporting people who do not necessarily have finance expertise.
Other requirements include:
What we offer
We offer a stimulating work environment in a professional international organization with very dedicated staff.
You will be part of an international team with colleagues in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Your duty station is Hivos’ Global Office in the city center of The Hague.
We offer a national contract based on Hivos local labor conditions, with remuneration commensurate with the experience and expertise. Hivos provides you with a laptop and offers a 50/50 working from home policy, which means you can work from home half of your contract hours.
Your contract is renewable depending on performance.
Salary range: between € 4.155,52 - € 5.661,60 (full-time at 36 hours per week) pending your professional experience and qualifications .
Want to apply?
You are welcome to submit your application by clicking on the apply button before March 6, 2023. There, you can submit both a letter of motivations (max. 2 pages) and a CV (max. 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.