Head of Funding

£45,000 - £55,000
Closing date: 29 September 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
The Head of Funding will lead the fundraising team to maintain our current portfolio, and ensure our agreed programme plans are supported through resource mobilisation and related compliance.

Saferworld is an inspiring independent organisation that works internationally to prevent and reduce the impact of violent conflict, and support people in building safer lives


We are seeking an experienced and innovative Head of Funding to join our team and oversee current funding operations while Saferworld reviews its organisational fundraising approach and priorities to reflect a changing international development context. We welcome a candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit, who shares our values, and is willing to be hands-on and ready to work collaboratively with and across programme teams. Following this period of reassessment we will recruit for a full-time position, permanent contract. 


The post holder will inspire creative joined-up thinking, which will require an experienced and innovative individual with an entrepreneurial spirit, who shares our values and is willing to be hands-on and ready to work collaboratively with and across programme teams.  The person we are looking for will have experience of transforming income performance and developing and delivering on fundraising strategies coupled with a record in confidently developing networks, building alliances and nurturing ideas and relationships with individuals, new collaborators and funders – including avenues for income generation.


The Head will maintain regular engagement with the senior management team to ensure organisational fundraising, income generation and grant management priorities are being monitored and addressed and will be an  active member of Saferworld’s organisational management team and help shape ideas and thinking as the organisation embarks on the next phase of its future development and growth, including contributions to emerging shifts in our fundraising strategy. 

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Funding

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