Organisation: Habitat for Humanity
Position: Associate Director Foundations, Organisations and Institutions (FOI) - EMEA
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia strongly preferred; other locations possible
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package in the not-for-profit market!
Closing date: 11/02/2018 (day/month/year)
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity partners with people in your
community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they
can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside
volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat
homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build
a better life for themselves and for their families. Through our 2020 Strategic
Plan, Habitat for Humanity will serve more people than ever before through
decent and affordable housing.
The Associate Director - Foundations,
Organisations and Institutions is a front-facing fundraiser, responsible for
the development and implementation of the overall FOI strategy in the region
Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) www.habitat.org/emea for securing new and
renewed grant funding in support our mission. This high-level, experienced
fundraiser works closely with a broad spectrum of stakeholders to maximize
fundraising opportunities and leverage funding primarily through large,
EMEA-based institutions (bi- and multilateral), foundations and donor
organisations (including governments, EU, ECHO, development banks, UN agencies,
NGOs, etc.) to meet revenue targets in accordance with the strategic plan. This
highly-motivated and successful fundraiser will aim to meet an income target of
approximately $7-10M annually, increasing to $20M annually in three years'
Our ideal candidate is a hard-working
networker who is motivated by setting and reaching goals, and has sharp
problem-solving skills. S/he has successfully acquired and managed multi-year
EU grants worth at least $1M, is passionate about humanitarian causes, and can
easily navigate many levels of professional relationships in order to leverage
more support. This person has managed fundraising staff and is eager to mentor
and coach a growing team.
1: Bratislava, Slovakia (preferred). Ideally, we
strongly prefer to have this position based in Bratislava, Slovakia, which is a
small, beautiful city in the heart of Europe. We have one of our regional offices
here, as well as many of the fundraising team members. The cost of living is low and there are some wonderful places to
visit close by such as Vienna (1 hour), Budapest (1 and a half hours), Prague
(2 and a half hours), the Tatra Mountains (2 and a half hours), the Alps (2
hours) as well as numerous other attractions. The city itself is very easy to
get around, has all the facilities you need and a lot of green open areas to
relax in in the summer. The summers have Mediterranean temperatures with a lot
of lakes to swim in and the beach of Croatia only 4 hours away by car. The
winters are snowy with skiing and ice-skating readily available. Relocation to
Bratislava would be provided to eligible candidates.
2: Brussels, Belgium
We are open to considering Belgium as an alternate location for this
position. Candidates who would be based in Belgium would not be eligible for
relocation. Candidates for this location must also already have permission to
work in the EU.
To apply for the post, please email a letter of application stating the
skills and approach that you would bring to the post, and your suitability for
this role, along with your CV/resume (no photos) in English in strict
confidence BY EMAIL ONLY to Zoe Oldham at (see email below)
Please ensure that they are emailed as Word or PDF documents with the
titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. Please put “HFH Associate Director FOI” in the email subject line and state
how you found out about the job announcement.
This is a rolling process and
applications will be evaluated upon receipt. For candidates that are selected
for the next stage of the recruitment process we anticipate Skype interviews
taking place beginning in February and in person interviews in Bratislava,
Slovakia in March 2018.
FINAL deadline for
applications: Sunday 11 February 2018. 18.00 CET
HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the
best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not
unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion,
gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability,
sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status
or characteristic protected by law.
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2018-02-11
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