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Aide et Action International (AEAI) is an international NGO, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. AEA International began its programs in 1981 and is now working in more than 20 countries across Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, South Asia, Southeast Asia and China to support the development of sustainable education projects with our belief in the universal right to a quality education.

Activities in South East Asia and China started in 2001. Our approaches focus on early transformation during two time periods which are most critical in a child's schooling, Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) to basic education. We are currently recruiting a creative, enthusiastic and innovative candidate to fill the position of Senior Regional Program Officer - Program Development and Institutional Funding.

The job holder will be responsible for establishing and maintaining program development and Institutional funding strategic and operational plans for the region to maximize fundraising potential.

♦ Develop a pipeline of programs / projects that secure new tied funding from institutional donors and major corporate and foundation funding as per budget;
♦ Identify, evaluate, and articulate recommendations to improve and strengthen projects which appeal to donors;
♦ Remain current on latest funding trends, policies, and innovations for education that align with the organization's current and expanding core business;
♦ Co-lead concept note and proposal development in response to specific calls for proposal, budgeting, including processing application with specific requirements and reporting;
♦ Evaluate and map the current programs to match with current institutional donor priority to prepare ahead for any upcoming calls;

Key Qualifications:
♦ A Master's level degree in Project Management, Social Science, Education, International Development, International Relations, or related disciplines;
♦ Extensive professional experience (minimum of 4 years) in international development / education (project design new business and proposal development);
♦ Experience in working teams of diverse backgrounds;
♦ An energetic self-starter with the resilience, pace, interpersonal flexibility and comfort with ambiguity to succeed within the evolving and sometimes demanding culture;
♦ Bi-lingual: English and French languages preferred

How to apply:
The detailed Job Description for the position is available on our website at: Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications are invited to send CV with a cover letter outlining how they meet the criteria including three references to no later than 4th December 2015. Please do not attach any certificates. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for tests/interviews.

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