KMOP

About KMOP

KMOP is a Social Action and Innovation Center with more than 40 years of experience in the provision of services to disadvantaged groups. KMOP’s main goal and vision is to contribute to making a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable persons, and building resilient futures. KMOP’s main areas of expertise include social welfare and health, employability and human rights protection, scientific research and the development of know-how in social policy issues. Apart from direct provision of services through decentralised community based facilities, KMOP is active in addressing social challenges particularly focusing on low-skilled youth and long term unemployed, victims of violence and trafficking, disabled, elderly, migrants and minorities.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Proposal Writer and Contracts Manager to join KMOP at our offices in Kifissia, to identify funding opportunities, design projects and develop winning proposal for Grants and Service Contracts funded by international donors in fields such as: social services, gender equality, human rights, integration in the labour market, women entrepreneurship, capacity building, social inclusion, intercultural exchange, sustainable development, income generation etc.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to manage the end-to-end proposal process, write clearly, create & follow style guidelines and meet deadlines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Research, identify and analyze Calls / Requests for Proposals, Expressions of Interest, Concept Notes, Tenders and/or other funding opportunities published by the EU and other donors
  • Design, develop and draft project proposals for funding by the European Union and other donors
  • Build partnerships/networks with organizations at national and international level in the framework of proposals and other cooperation opportunities
  • Collaborate with project partners and experts at all levels to gather required technical content and administrative documentation
  • Collect and prepare administrative documents and references 
  • Meet proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates, monitoring progress against timeline, coordinating with contributors
  • Organizing and/or participating in proposal-related meetings
  • Review applications for content, form and adherence to donors guidelines and rules and ensure application package is complete before submission
  • Review, edit, standardize or make changes to material authored by other writers or experts and support other writing tasks
  • Monitor submitted proposals status
  • Ensure appropriate management, monitoring and compliance of awards including coordination and facilitation of pre-award to contract signature process.

 

Requirements

  • Excellent academic background, including a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from a reputable University (preferably in disciplines such as Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Education or other)
  • Minimum 3 years of proposal writing/bid management experience for international donors (EU, WB etc.)    
  • Knowledge of EC procedures, PRAG and PCM
  • Sound knowledge of EU Aid Development Projects: donors, contracting procedures, etc.
  • Proven track record of success in securing funding through competitive proposal submissions
  • Proposal leadership skills, with the ability to build a strong team, effectively resolve conflict, and vector appropriate resources to maximize proposal development
  • Experience in grants and/or contracts management will be considered an asset  
  • Proficient in communicating and collaborating with personnel at all levels of an organization 
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts both orally and in written documents 
  • Ability to organize and edit written material with clarity, conciseness, style, and correct terminology
  • Ability to work independently and accurately record/report task status 
  • Ability to perform with efficiency under pressure  and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work with little direction and handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent English (both verbal and written)
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Project management experience as well as experience in working with productivity and CRM software (ie Bitrix24, Vtiger, Basecamp, etc.) will be considered an asset

 

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