Bid Writer, Africa Region


Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, or South Africa 

Application Deadline

August 31, 2020

Status: Part-time contract; 8 hours/week 

Term: July 2020 – July 2021

Language requirements: English essential, French desirable

The Opportunity:

DOT is seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to join our team on a part-time basis as a Bid Writer focused on the Africa Region. This is a one-year contract for up to 52 days based on one day per week with flexibility around bidwriting demands. The day rate to be discussed based on insight and experience.  Realistic possibility of longer term engagement.

Reporting to the Director of International Partnerships, the Bid Writer will primarily be responsible for resource mobilisation to support DOT programmes in Africa, working with in-country teams and international colleagues to identify and secure new and matched funding opportunities.

As an ideal candidate for this role, you are an experienced bid writer with expertise in East African international development funding trends and initiatives. You’re creative and analytical; an exceptional researcher, communicator and writer who’s particularly adept at developing relationships with private-sector donors. Above all, you possess a strong spirit for community service and share DOT’s passion for the role of youth in creating a better world. 

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What DOT Offers:

To Apply:

Please apply to Julia Misselbrook, Director of International Partnerships, through DOT’s email.  In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter that explains how this position is a good fit for your situation. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Deadline for applications is Friday 14th August 2020

DOT is an equal opportunity employer and accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Please note that interviews will be held on an ongoing basis during the application period, and the position may be filled before the posted application deadline.

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