VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach involves bringing people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action, and change lives to make the world a fairer place for all.
VSO has an exciting new role that has been developed as a result of our new strategy “People First”. We are seeking a Head of Funding, Asia and Pacific based in Bangkok, to provide strategic funding leadership across Asia and Pacific and to optimize income generation in support of VSO’s development programmes. Leading a team of funding staff based in Asia, the successful candidate will be responsible for agreed targets, raising VSO’s profile by networking and partnership building in the donor and NGO communities, and by working within VSO’s funding network to ensure good practice, maximize opportunities, and report on progress. You will be a strong leader with funding strategy development experience, and a background in institutional funding and at least one other funding area: corporate; individuals; trusts; foundations coupled with the ability to deliver high performance through working across cultures and leading a professional funding team.
For more information visit: http://www.vso.org.uk/job/37464/head-of-funding-asia-pacific
To apply please complete an application form or submit a CV and a cover letter. The cover letter should detail the reasons you believe you are most suitable for the role.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 29 August 2012.