Director - Donor Engagement (FOI)
(Open to other locations)
by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live,Habitat
for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort. The housing
organization has since grown to become a leading global non-
profit working in more than 70 countries. In the past 35 years,
Habitat India through various interventions has helped over 4.3
million people live in better conditions. Through financial
support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable
housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength,
stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives
through its network of partner organizations promote integrated
development aimed at impact, scale and sustainability.
will help in leading pre-positioning, partnership building and
efficient proposal development processes for high priority funding
opportunities, particularly with bilateral and multilateral
institutions. This role requires a high performing and
collaborative individual, with excellent organizational and
coordination skills, strong attention to detail, and a commitment
to producing high quality output. S/he will play a pivotal role in
driving forward Habitat’s fundraising agenda with potential
institutional donor organizations (Bilateral/Multilateral
organizations, Private/International Foundations). S/he
will be reporting to Chief Operating Officer.
and manage leads with potential institutional donor organisations
(Bilateral/Multilateral organizations, Private/International
Foundations), including carrying out donor market scanning and
and develop partnerships with key INGO/NGO/commercial
organizations with whom joint funding applications can be made
and where appropriate formulize partnerships via MoU’s or
Letter of Intent
with HFH colleagues on FOI activities such as pre-positioning,
forecasting, Go/No go, proposal development and review process,
a pipeline both for local and international funding
and coordinate engagement strategies for key institutional donors
proposals/concept notes and pitch to relevant stakeholders.
active follow up, communication and engagement with donors.
briefings and other informational materials for better FOI
engagement and awareness for internal and external stakeholders.
information on institutional funding opportunities for Habitat
Senior Management/APO and be point person for follow up on GFOI
monthly opportunity forecast.
a lead role on the Go No Go process working closely with AD FOI
and CFP India in the APO
support to proposal development, and play an active, flexible
role on proposal development teams utilising the GFOI proposal
development guidelines and tools
interdepartmental coordination for project design with program
hubs, Resource Development Team and other departments, such as
and refine key sections of proposals that are standard (e.g.
capability statements, context and programme experience) while
drawing on the technical or unique expertise of others.
proposal narrative, activities, detailed budget and budget
narrative are accurate and fully coherent.
EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES
degree in economics, business studies or social sciences.
least 12-15 years of proven professional experience in
fundraising, specifically in raising funds from Bilateral/
Multilateral Organizations, and Foundations.
of fundraising cycles, proposal formats and application
procedures for key donors.
experience of writing and coordinating funding proposals for
be able to demonstrate an ability to engage with complex and
evolving issues; utilize strong analytical and critical thinking
skills; present compelling evidence-based arguments; and deliver
high quality and technically written work in tight timeframes.
candidates need to apply with the subject line “Application for
the position of Associate Director - Donor Engagement (FOI) to
on or before 10 December 2021.
Email id: email@example.com