Plan International is a child-centred NGO working in 51 developing countries. With an emphasis on long term sustainable development and emergency response, Plan International assists children and their communities across a range of programmes in areas such as education, child protection and disability.
Established in 2003, Plan International Ireland is a young, dynamic, growing organisation that supports Plan International’s work worldwide. Plan International Ireland has over 8,000 regular givers and funding is currently received from a variety of sources primarily the public through various fundraising initiatives, Irish Aid, the EU, corporates, trade unions and trust and foundations.
In addition to its work overseas, Plan International Ireland strives to raise awareness of development issues in Ireland through media relations, key events, advocacy and development education.
Plan International Ireland is looking for a dynamic individual to work on the Development Programmes team to lead on institutional funding opportunities. You will help to expand our funding base paying particular attention to institutional donors including Irish Aid and the European Union.
Reporting to the Development Programmes Coordinator, you will maximise new business opportunities, including identifying new grant opportunities, supporting proposal development and ensuring strong tracking of our grants portfolio. The position will also support Plan Country Offices (COs) to strengthen their ability to engage donors and to write quality proposals.
You will have a strong track record in securing institutional grants, have excellent written skills and the ability to coordinate all participants in the grant acquisition process.
“Plan International Ireland has a portfolio of diverse and suitable grants, and a strong pipeline of future funding opportunities to maintain agreed grant targets.”
“Plan International Ireland submits high quality donor proposals to maximise success in securing institutional funding.”
“Plan International Ireland has strong working relationships with key institutional donors, including Irish Aid, and other Plan International National Offices and country partners.”
The post will be based in Dublin, Ireland.
Send CV with cover letter answering filter questions (above) to firstname.lastname@example.org. To discuss the role in confidence feel free to call Dualta Roughneen, Head of Programmes, on 01 6599 601.
Plan International regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted in response to applications.
Garda checks and clearance are essential prior to job offer as part of our child protection