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We are hiring, Grant writer (Consultant)

By

Joanita Nassiwa, Refactory

on

September 10, 2021

We are looking for an experienced writer that will support us in securing the funding needed to build a resilient organisation for years to come. Is that you? Read on and apply now.

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Prepare high quality and professional documentation in connection with grant proposals to International Donor organisations.
  • Identify realistic funding opportunities for Refactory.
  • Play a key role in achieving sufficient funds for Refactory to be a well-funded and resilient entity for years to come.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Highly experienced in writing grant proposals for international donors for development projects. Experience from the education and tech/innovation sectors is an added advantage
  • Able to summarise and present content provided by various members of the Refactory team, into grant proposal formats and presentations with minimal supervision.
  • Has a fair understanding of the technology ecosystem in Uganda and the region.
  • Motivated to support Refactory to achieve its fund raising targets.
  • Have excellent written communication skills in English.
  • Able to present content in a concise and appealing way both in documents and Power Point presentations.
  • Systematic with attention to detail, able to collect supporting documentations for grant proposals and follow instructions, formats and checklists.
  • Familiar with how to structure a development proposal through concepts like Theory of Change.
  • Able to plan work well and keep deadlines.

Duration of Assignment: Immediate until 30.06.2022.

Contracting Agency: Fontes Foundation Uganda

Please send a letter arguing why you are perfect for this assignment, along with a CV, a list of successful grant proposals and at least 2 professional references to lucrezia.biteete@fontes.no before 12.09.21.

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