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Senior Program Design Officer

Job in Washington - DC District of Columbia - USA
Company: African Wildlife Foundation - via Gigajob
Full Time position
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Job specializations:
  • Language/Multilingual
    Linguistics, English Speaking, French Speaking
  • Government
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Senior Program Design Officer - Washington DC
The position will spearhead AWF’s resource mobilization strategies from US government and other US-based public sector donors for the AWF Program, with a focus on West and Central Africa


Working as an integral member of the AWF Program Design team, the Senior Program Design Officer (SPDO) will develop and steward relationships with US based public sector donors towards securing new funding for AWF’s Program, with a particular responsibility for West and Central Africa.

S/he will lead the investigation and preparation of bids in response to specific funding opportunities; support sound grant management and reporting; enable analysis and documentation of lessons learnt; document best practice within AWF and prepare technical publications

To be successful in this role, you will have to demonstrate a strong track record of raising significant volumes of restricted funding. You require experience in engaging in high level consultations with regards to program design, ideally in the field of conservation in Africa. You will have outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and manage organizational relationships; have the ability to conceptualize and write project documents including concept notes, proposals, work plans, log frames, budgets, and reports. You will have excellent computer and internet skills; be fluent in written and spoken English and French and have an up to
date understanding of bilateral and multi-lateral agencies.


Washington, DC (Dupont Circle)


Vice President for Program Design




5+ Years of Experience
Post Grad. Qualifications
Fluency in French
Fluency in English
Excellent Writing Skills
Business Development
Passion for Conservation
Cultural Sensitivity
Team Player
Position Requirements
1 to 2 Years work experience
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