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    • European Coalition for Corporate Justice
    • Brussels, Belgium
    • Part-time

Funding Officer

  • European Coalition for Corporate Justice
Brussels, Belgium
Part-time
Published:
Application Deadline: May 19, 2024
  • European Coalition for Corporate Justice
Brussels, Belgium
Part-time
Published:
Application Deadline: May 19, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@corporatejustice.org


ABOUT THE EUROPEAN COALITION FOR CORPORATE JUSTICE (ECCJ):

With 20 member groups that represent over 480 organisations from 17 countries, ECCJ is the only European coalition bringing together European campaigns and national platforms of NGOs, trade unions, consumer organisations and academics to promote corporate accountability.

The coalition is driven by a vision of a sustainable world in which corporations’ drive for profit is balanced by the interests of society at large, and where businesses respect human, social and environmental rights. We seek to tackle some of the root causes of corporate injustice by improving European laws governing activities of business and their impacts on people and planet.

ECCJ works as a catalyst, drawing on the expertise and experience of organisations across Europe to provide a united voice at the EU level promoting the need for legal change. ECCJ is currently focused on the EU Corporate Sustainable Due Diligence Directive and coordinates/plays a central role in the broader civil society movement following this legislative process.

More info: www.corporatejustice.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for a Funding, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to join our team as soon as possible for an initial period of 1 year.  The Funding Coordinator will support ECCJ’s fundraising objectives and the project management of our funding grants, manage our sub-granting processes and lead on our monitoring and evaluation processes. They will ideally be:

  • A strategic fundraiser with drive and vision to shape our fundraising strategy and relationships with donors;

  • Skilled in grant management and monitoring and evaluation;

  • A reliable and organised individual who is attentive to detail;

  • A team player who can also work autonomously;

  • Highly motivated to hold corporations accountable, sharing ECCJ’s vision for corporate justice.


The Funding and M&E Officer will be based in Brussels and will report to ECCJ’s Director. They work in close cooperation with the entire team of colleagues.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cooperate with the Director in the implementation and further development of ECCJ’s fundraising strategy;

  • Responsible for evaluating ECCJ’s fundraising strategy with European and international donors;

  • Develop and strengthen monitoring, evaluation and learning systems for ECCJ’s overall work;

  • Develop and maintain fundraising management systems;

  • Establish and maintain sound relationships with current, past and potential donors;

  • Research and identify new funding opportunities;

  • Draft and submit funder-targeted high-quality communications including proposals, concept notes, presentations and reports to support resource mobilisation together with the communications staff;

  • Ensure technical reports conform to donor requirements for content and format;

  • Manage processes related to internal monitoring, evaluation and information management;

  • Conduct simple data analysis and present and disseminate information to inform the team;

  • Guide and train the team to ensure accurate and consistent data collection.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Required

  • A proven track record of helping organisations secure multi-year grants, particularly with trusts and foundations;

  • Experience in developing funding applications;

  • Experience in writing donor reports;

  • Experience developing and maintaining relationships with donors;

  • Experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning;

  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection;

  • Outstanding written and oral communication in English;

  • Good time management with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines;

  • Attention to detail;

  • Excellent team player and communicator to connect the needs and strengths of team members as well as various stakeholders.


Desirable

  • Knowledge of corporate accountability, human rights, justice, environmental protection or climate action;

  • Experience in institutional EU fundraising;

  • Knowledge of additional European languages;

  • Experience/understanding of working in or with a small organisation;

  • Experience in working with international networks or coalitions.


WHAT WE OFFER:

  • One-year FTE fixed-term contract (80 %), with the possibility of extention to full-time and a permanent contract pending funding;

  • A contract under Belgian law with an attractive set of benefits: 13th-month salary, 5 additional holiday days, office closing days between Christmas and New Year, lunch vouchers, working from home compensation, pension scheme, hospitalisation insurance, comprehensive travel insurance and contribution to local transport costs;

  • A gross salary between 3,500 – 4,500 Euros (subject to proven records such as work certificates and references);

  • Training opportunities to further develop your professional skills;

  • A flexible policy allowing 2 days a week working from home;

  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment in an international team, working on one of Europe’s most exciting human rights dossiers while being part of a large civil society movement.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send by 19th of May 2024 to recruitment@corporatejustice.org with the email subject: “Funding and M&E Officer – Your name” the following:

  • A cover letter (max 1 A4);

  • Your CV (preferably max 2 A4);

  • Two professional references in English.


Interviews are scheduled from late May to early June. Only candidates selected for the test and interviews will be notified.

The starting date is as soon as possible.

ECCJ welcomes applications from all and is against any form of discrimination, whether based on age, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religious, philosophical or political beliefs, language, present or future state of health, disability, physical or genetic characteristics, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth, maternity, or change of sex.
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@corporatejustice.org

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