Senior Partnership Officer (6 month contract post, renewable)

OBJECTIVE/PURPOSE:

The Senior Partnership Officer (6 month contract post) is under the supervision of the Unit Head of Institutional Fundraising and Partnership Department. The functions of this role are:

  • To solicit grant givings from corporates, foundations and institutional donors in order to support the organization’s development.
  • To maintain relationships with our potential and existing donors
  • To perform quality programme management

PRINCIPAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify suitable funding opportunities from corporates, foundations or institutional donors for Plan International Hong Kong’s local and overseas programme
  • Develop concept papers and donor proposals for funding applications
  • Liaise with the country offices to ensure an efficient and impactful programme design, desired outcomes and monitoring and evaluation system in all project proposals
  • Undertake timely and quality reporting for donors with close collaboration with Plan’s country offices
  • Undertake routine project monitoring for our funded programmes to ensure ongoing project excellence, governance and impact
  • Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with potential or existing corporates, foundations and institutional donors
  • Support the handling of the grant finance adhering to Plan’s policy and procedure
  • Support the department to develop the strategic plan and annual plan
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Knowledge / Job Specific Competencies

  • A Recognized degree in development studies or relevant social science discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of solid programme and project management experience in INGO, and preferably for children development programmes
  • Extensive working experience in child protection, youth economic employment or inclusive quality education is preferable
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and/or grant making experience is preferable
  • Working experience on soliciting funding from corporates, foundations and institutional funds is preferable
  • Have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • English requirement – Preferable with Grade C or above in HKCEE (Syl. B) / 7 or above in IELTS

Personal Qualities

  • Enjoy interacting with people with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Independent, multi-tasking, flexible, problem-solving skills and attention to details
  • Good teamwork player
  • Has to be pro-active and aggressive
  • Result oriented and KPI driven
  • Passionate on development issues especially regarding to children’s rights
  • Willing for occasional travel to remote area of developing countries is necessary
  • Agree with Plan’s mission and vision and observe strictly to data privacy and child safeguarding policies

How to apply?

Please send your resume with current and expected salary to [email protected]

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within two months may consider their application unsuccessful.

Prospective employees are requested to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check.