Partnership & Development Officer (Kosovo)

Organization: HALO Trust
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

In an increasingly competitive and commercial environment, you will help HALO Kosovo identify new funding sources, grow links with development partners and seek ways to further articulate the impact and outcome of the programme’s work. You will be expected to produce a high volume of quality written material. Reporting to the Programme Manager, you will alternate between HALO’s Pristina office and the field office in Gjakova and travel to other regions on a needs basis. You will assist the Programme Manager with the oversight of a new operational manning structure and the planning and monitoring of progress towards the goal of a mine free Kosovo by 2020. Consequently, there will be many opportunities to become directly involved in operations.


· Produce high quality and comprehensive donor proposals, tenders and concept notes, to attract potential new donor funding as well as maintain and grow funding from existing donors

· Produce high quality reports for donors

· Where instructed, provide continuity with HALO’s development partners and seek new potential partners

· Identify potential new funding sources

· Understand and analyse programme and country data and present appropriate and compelling information relevant for inclusion within HALO concept notes, tenders, proposals and donor reports

· Seek additional methods to articulate the impact and outcome of HALO’s work to describe its relevance to Kosovo and its people

· Where instructed, attend relevant stakeholder meetings and share information about HALO’s activities

· Support the Programme Manager with operational management and associated activities

· Where instructed, maintain relationships with donors in Pristina

· Develop and prepare programme publications, including presentational materials such as brochures, briefing documents, displays and PowerPoints

· Assist in hosting visitors to the programme

· Travel as required across the programme to fulfil the above responsibilities


· Graduate in a social-science subject desirable

· Background in development and/or aid

· Operational experience beneficial but not essential

· A good understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods to describe impact

· Fluent English speaker with very strong written English

· Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, able to produce content appropriate for the audience

· Strong numeracy skills

· Strong IT skills, proficient in use of Microsoft Access and Excel including experience using Access and Excel for data collection and analysis

· Good cultural awareness, able to adapt to working with different people

· A self-starter, able to organise and manage their own time

· A practical and adaptable person, prepared to work in rural locations and willing to live in close proximity with others.

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