Senior Officer, Disaster Response Emergency Fund (DREF), Partnerships and Resource Development Department

  • Contract
  • Hungary
  • Posted 1 week ago

International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies

The purpose of this job is to lead on the scale up of funding to the DREF. The job entails management of the overall funding strategy and plan to ensure that the funding targets set out by the organisation are met. The job includes development and management of the DREF funding plan and supportive funding documentations required to ensure voluntary contributions are sought annually and recorded. Project management of the organization regarding DREF annual pledging conference by developing a workplan and ensuring its execution and ensuring DREF council meetings and relevant documentation are drafted and organized in a timely manner. The job requires an individual that can work independently and has had extensive experience in project managing donor events as well as rapid funding scale up.


  • Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in international relations or relevant subject is required.
  • At least 7 years’ experience of donor relations, fundraising and partnerships.
  • Previous experience in developing donor messaging and donor communication.
  • Experience of negotiating and managing donor agreements.
  • Previous experience in organizing large donor events.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in an organisational or coordination function, preferably (but not required) with the International Federation.
  • Proven track record in excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal guidance.
  • Results oriented and demand driven individual, entrepreneurial, ability to lead in unprecedented and/or ambiguous situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to represent the International Federation and to negotiate.
  • Team coordination and networking skills.
  • Project management, including knowledge of budgeting, financial and narrative reporting.
  • Excellent computer skills (including Excel, use of statistics and presentations).
  • Fluent written and spoken English.

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