Institutional Partnership Adviser UK Donors and Foundations

Norwegian Refugee Council
£46,000 - £48,000
Closing date: 5 June 2020
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
The Institutional Partnership Adviser (IPA) will work at the NRC London Representation Office which is part of the Partnerships and Policy Department (PnP).

Duties and responsibilities

(For detailed information please see Job Description in We can offer section below)

The Institutional Partnership Adviser is NRC’s lead expert adviser on UK donors and foundations. As such, the IPA is responsible for strategic relations with these donors and for building internal capacity and maintaining a help desk on donor related issues. 

  • Be the NRC focal point for expertise on the donor and its relations with NRC
  • Assist with resource mobilisation
  • Provide help-desk support and capacity build staff on fund raising and donor rules
  • Network and advocate for improved financing conditions 
  • Liaise with other NRC units on donor related issues


All candidates need to have evidence of the right to live and work in the UK

  • University degree or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of experience from a humanitarian/development organisation and/or from a donor administration, either at Head Office/capital or field/embassy level
  • Documented results in resource mobilisation, including with developing proposals and reports to government donors, UN or similar
  • A thorough understanding of Project Cycle Management, especially of the logical framework approach. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including negotiation skills
  • A conscientious and structured person with strong planning and administrative skills, including computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, and preferably also Agresso)
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of DFID, including strategic priorities, organisational setup and funding mechanisms, is a clear advantage.
  • Prior experience with both grants and commercial contracts is and advantage  
Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Aid Emergencies Funding Safeguarding

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