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Programme Development and Funding Manager (Burundi)

Programme Development and Funding Manager


Full time (40 hours per week)


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 was set up in 1988, now working in 6 African countries. Send a Cow Burundi (SACB) has 8 years’ experience of delivering successful agricultural development projects and its work is highly regarded in the country.

SACB is building an appropriate staffing structure in line with the new 10 year strategic plan and in order to develop in-country fundraising and implementing partnerships so as to reach more beneficiaries by 2030. To support this work, SACB is recruiting 1 Programme Development and Funding Manager, which is a senior role based in Bujumbura. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to grow into leadership and make an impact on the strategic direction of SACB at a time of ambitious growth.

The Programme Development & Funding Manager will be a member of the International Programme Funding Team, working closely with other in-country and UK based programme fundraisers as well, as serving on the SACB Senior Management Team. The post holder will lead on programme/project design, monitoring, evaluation & learning (MEL), as well as ensuring provision of technical assistance to project staff.

The ideal candidate will have several years' relevant experience in an NGO, with at least 3 years Senior Management leadership experience. Strong experience of programme fundraising from institutional donors and in developing and maintaining effective programmes with monitoring and evaluation systems in place is also essential.

Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please complete the application forms below (CVs will not be considered) and provide details of three key achievements (guidance provided below). Applications close at midnight on 31st May.

Please send your completed application form and three key achievements to by midnight on Monday 31st May 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews scheduled in the week starting on 07th June 2021. The selected candidates will start to work on 1st July 2021.