Access Center for Human Rights (ACHR) works towards guaranteeing the right to human dignity for refugees and the arbitrarily detainees in several countries, starting in Lebanon. ACHR also aspires to expand their work to refugees in other countries. building on the principle of personal security, dignified living and shelter, and the freedom of mobility.
It also prioritizes the promotion of equity in a dignified work and the freedom of thought and expression, through providing legal support and representation to defend refugees causes. Monitoring and documenting violations, as well as mobilizing local and international public opinion around those violations. refer these violations legally to the international legal entities to build a culture of protection and value towards the rights of refugees and guarantee their freedom in pursuing their needs.
Fundraising and Grants Consultant
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ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Fundraising and Grants Consultant will be responsible for developing and executing a Fundraising strategy, researching relevant grants, implementing timelines for the preparation and submission of the proposal, and writing narrative reports. Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager and the overall supervision of the Executive Director, the Consultant will be carrying out her/his duties in accordance with ACHR mandate and strategic priorities.
Scope of Work:
The scope of work of this position includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:
- Develop and implement the fundraising strategy and plan in alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
- Conduct research to identify potential grant opportunities from foundations, government agencies, and other sources.
- Prepare and submit grant applications, including proposals, budgets, and supporting documentation.
- Monitor and track grant applications, ensuring timely submission and adherence to guidelines and deadlines.
- Build relationships with management staff to collaborate on grant proposals and donor relationship management.
- Maintain an organized database of donors, prospects, and grant opportunities, tracking interactions and outcomes.
- Conduct weekly meetings with the team members to exchange regular updates.
- Bachelor’s degree, human sciences, or related fields.
- Proven successful experience (minimum 5 years) of coordinating complex funding proposals, including related to the human rights field.
- Knowledge of and experience with relevant donor markets and networks.
- Able to work in a systematic and accurate way while positively handling sometimes tight deadlines.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic; French is a plus.
- Strong organizational and programmatic skills.
- Able to take initiative and work well independently and as part of a team.
- Remote management skills.
How to apply
Please submit your application through the following link: https://bit.ly/46VYpSp, (Only applications submitted through this link will be considered).
Applications should have an attached CV and Cover Letter in PDF, contact details of 2 references.
In the cover letter (of no more than one page in length) the candidate should briefly explain how their profile corresponds to the job requirements.
Note that only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls or email please.
Application deadline: 10 August 2023 at 00:00 AM EEST (midnight)