HPPSA: Senior Proposal Writer

Humana People to People in South Africa (HPPSA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Humana People to People in South Africa addresses a range of pressing social issues and needs in the thematic areas of health; community development; food security; education and youth development. Since its establishment, Humana People to People in South Africa has built a strong network of partners and supporters across government agencies, civil society, the private sector and multilateral institutions.

HPPSA has an opening for the following position;
Senior Proposal Writer  
HPP South Africa intends to recruit a Senior Proposal Writer in Johannesburg, whose main function is to design proposals for projects and programs in accordance with the principles and requirements of different donors (national and foreign entities, governmental and non-governmental entities and the private sector)

  • Prepare short and concise conceptual notes for the preparation of funding proposals that include the logical framework, performance indicators, monitoring and evaluation plan, budgets, among others;
  • Be responsible for the entire process of preparing proposals, including research, research and participation in meetings with partners during the development and writing of proposals;
  • Design and analyse budgets to ensure (i) their viability, (ii) that all donor requirements are met and (iii) are aligned with HPP budget policies;
  • Ensure compliance with deadlines associated with the proposal preparation process;
  • Conduct research and identify new sources of funding;

Key Competencies for the position:

  • Highly organised and detail orientated;
  • Strong people skills and approachable manner;
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programmes;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to change;
  • Ability to work in and promote a team environment / concept;
  • Ability to work under pressure and extra hours when necessary, and to meet deadlines.

To apply, submit a motivational letter and CV no later than 21 July 2017 @ 17:00pm to the following address:applications@hpp-sa.org Indicate Position in the subject line

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