Partnerships/Grant Manager

Rotterdam, Singapore, Nigeria or Cote d’Ivoire

60.000 - 90.000 euros gross yearly salary Vast / Agri
Standplaats: Rotterdam, Singapore, Nigeria or Cote d’Ivoire
Provincie: Zuid-Holland
Eind Datum: 26-05-2022
Bedrijf: Agricultural multinational
Salaris Indicatie: 60.000 - 90.000 euros gross yearly salary
Dienstverband: Vast
Industrie: Agri
1. Summary

Agri Food Feed Recruitment & Executive Search has an exciting job open for a Partnership Manager who proactively seeks out opportunities for a large multinational food company to work together with both public and private partners and internal stakeholder to create a positive change for local farmers when it comes to soil sustainability, agricultural economics and rural development. 

The Partnership Manager will lead fundraising for the organization and support efforts to generate funder interest in climate mitigation for the regions the company is active in (Western Africa, Thailand and India). The Partnership Manager works to build strategic relationships with key funders in climate mitigation to support the top climate solutions and introduces new funders to opportunities in climate philanthropy. Currently there are some partnerships in place, but there is a lot of opportunity for growth in this area. The Partnership Manager will have free reign in deciding which partnerships will suit the company's efforts best and lead the strategies to engage new prospects and ensure a reporting structure is in place.

The company is one of the most exciting food multinationals worldwide, with a drive towards doing better and being better. Do you want to work in a team that addresses environmental concerns and soil health concerns to improve some of the most challenging impoverished regions in the world and restore landcapes? Then this might be the role for you.

Interested? Apply today.

2. Results

  • Lead development and fundraising strategies, activities, and project management to identify new prospects 
  • Design and prepare compelling concept notes, proposals, and reports for funders;
  • Create content to support the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies to build and strengthen funder relationships;
  • Develop both personalised and public-facing communications materials
  • Develop and maintain active prospect lists, and supporting engagement strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of funders; and
  • Manage coordination the technical teams to track progress against grant activities/outcomes, review grant awards, and report on grant expenses for assigned programs.
  • Manage the submission process for concept notes, proposals, reports, and additional materials for funders for assigned programs.
  • Prepare contact reports of relevant funder/prospect conversations, meetings, and events.
  • Closely collaborate with Development team colleagues and contribute to overall team strategy and growth.
  • Support other development activities as they arise.


3. Competencies

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent. A focus or passion on carbon reduction, ecology, international development, rural development or other agricultural topics is a big plus
  • 5-7 years of experience in a fast-paced development/fundraising role. Experience at an environmental/climate organization and experience with or knowledge of climate finance a plus.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and writing proposals, reports, concept notes, and other funder-related materials.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking, research, analytical, and organisational skills.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collectively as part of a team.
  • Willingness to take initiative, problem-solve, and work cross-functionally with colleagues and across departments to support short-term and long-term Development and organisational goals.

4. Procedure

  • Selection based on resume
  • Intake with AFF Recruitment & Executive Search
  • 3 round of interviews

Interested in the role? Apply today. If you are in need of any additional information please get in touch with Kimberley Perukel via

AFF Recruitment & Executive Search thanks all applications, but only those fitting the competenties will be taken into account.

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