Claire with her coffee Rwanda

Programme Funding Manager (Rwanda)

Programme Funding Manager

Based in Kigali, Rwanda

Salary negotiated depending on experience

Full Time, 4 months – maternity cover

Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training, and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Africa. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa.

Send a Cow is looking for a Programme Funding Manager (for maternity cover) to maintain and build programme fundraising for Send a Cow Rwanda (SACR) Country Programme from in-country, UK, European and USA institutions, trusts and foundations.

The ideal candidate will have an experience of preparing proposals and reports for donors such as DFID, USAID, EC and UN as required. Also essential is to have a proven success record at securing funds as well as experience in contract management and compliance. A good understanding of poverty issues in the region and development issues in general is an advantage. A degree in any development or social science related field in addition to field experience in development work is necessary. The candidate should have excellent communication, presentation skills and should be numerate and have a real analytical ability. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential with French language skills as an advantage.

Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please complete the application form below (CVs will not be considered) and provide details of three key achievements (guidance provided below). The closing date for applications is 25th June 2021 at 05:00pm (Kigali time).

Please send your completed applications to by 5pm (Kigali time) on 25th June. Interviews will take place on 7th or 8th July 2021.

At Send a Cow, we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our work. We expect all of our employees and volunteers to sign up to our Safeguarding Policy.

Send a Cow is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are an organisation that is working towards a world where people with disabilities have the same opportunities to fulfil their life ambitions as non-disabled people