- Job posted on: 25th Mar 2021
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Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organisation, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.
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The Nature Conservancy offers competitive remuneration, 9.5% superannuation, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
As the Proposal Development Manager, you are a member of the Asia Pacific Conservation and External Affairs (APCXA) team and you will manage the development and writing, primarily of public funding proposals, for the Asia Pacific Region of The Nature Conservancy. You’re responsible for collecting and managing relevant proposal information (including donor requirements and proposal content), working collaboratively with conservation strategy leads in Business Units (BUs) across AP and thematic leads in the APCXA team to identify conservation priority funding needs that align with funding opportunities, proposal writing and editing, and preparing grant proposal applications for submission to public funding agencies. You will have an opportunity to establish and maintain an information database for public funding proposals, conduct public funding research, maintain a clear understanding of TNC Asia Pacific regional programs and conservation priorities and priority donor funding requirements, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. You are pivotal in increasing the number and value of proposals in the public funding pipeline that are being submitted and awarded on an annual basis to support our Shared Conservation Agenda (SCA) strategies. In this role you will report to the Asia-Pacific Conservation Director.
You will excel in crafting funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner, defining structures and work plans, involving colleagues from multiple teams and monitoring task completion.
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