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Consultant Writer
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Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Education
  • Master's Degree in the relevant field
  • Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in working in business/program development for international organizations, with a preference for a focus on conflict transformation and/or international development
  • Specific experience with a range of donors, including for USG (USAID and Department of State), European Commission, United Nations, and the various European Member States is necessary
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various funding mechanisms and donor rules and requirements
  • Substantial experience designing projects which include the essentials of Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Experience in the relevant region desired and/or in transition and localization processes
  • Skills and Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with a diverse team, with attention to mentorship and professional development of staff
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English and French and/or Arabic required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Lead the design, development, and submission of strategic concept notes and proposals (in English and/or Arabic/French), both solicited and unsolicited, ensuring compliance with donor rules and regulations, alignment with Search's or the local entities' policies and processes and sub-regional strategic priorities. This includes, as required, providing proposal development support for Guinea and Tunisia
  • Support transition country teams as they design new proposals (including on budget preparation), providing technical support, ensuring capacity building and cross-fertilization
  • Support transition country teams in the development and finalization of their fundraising and donor strategies, ensuring alignment with organization-wide priorities
  • As required, support partnership negotiations for proposals submitted as members of consortia
  • Be a focal point where delegated on donor communications, working together with the team to clarify information, follow-through on requests
  • Coordinate with country programs to create opportunities for strategic visibility as part of capture planning and positioning efforts
  • Provide input into communications and strategic documents, such as capacity statements, country overviews, thematic or strategy documents and others
  • The consultant may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities
Search for Common Ground

501-1,000 employees

Non-governmental organization
Company Overview
Search for Common Ground's mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. They believe that conflict is inevitable but violence is not. Conflict is a natural result of human diversity.
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • International Employee Assistance Plan (TCNs/Expats only)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Public Holidays
  • Home Leave
  • R&R Leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Parental Leave
Company Core Values
  • Collaboration
  • Audacity
  • Tenacity
  • Empathy
  • Results