Development and Grants Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and growing team in a central function, with opportunities for travel, professional development and learning from across our global programmes.
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Location: Either in one of our global offices (Bristol - UK, Antananarivo - Madagascar, Sarteneja - Belize), or home-based within countries where Blue Ventures has administrative capacity (UK, Belize, Madagascar, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Indonesia, Spain)

Closing date for applications: 18 April 2021

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: 1 year fixed term with the potential to extend

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience and location


We are seeking a Development and Grants Manager to support our funding applications and reporting. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and growing team in a central function, with opportunities for travel, professional development and learning from across our global programmes.

We are looking for an experienced individual to manage grant applications and produce high quality financial and narrative reports. The role will work closely with our field-based conservation teams.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with proven experience of developing and maintaining systems to keep track of funding applications and reports, as well as ensuring accountability to and compliance with donor and audit requirements. 
Experience in the environmental conservation and international development sectors would be beneficial. Fluency in English is required, and French language skills are highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be motivated, proactive and highly organised, with the ability to assimilate and interpret large volumes of information into clear and compelling concept notes, applications and reports. 

We are looking for an individual who embraces innovation, and thrives in environments that are dynamic, fast-paced and collegiate.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience of working independently to tight deadlines. 

Blue Ventures is a fast-growing and mission-driven organisation, offering excellent opportunities for further professional development.

Assessment of applications will include candidates’ alignment with Blue Ventures’ core values and mission to support human rights-based approaches to marine conservation and fisheries management.

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