Regional Institutional Partnership Development Coordinator at SOS Children’s Villages – May 2024


Regional Institutional Partnership Development Coordinator

Mission of the position:

  • The Institutional Partnership Development Coordinator will manage our grant management system, scope for funding opportunities, and support in CN Development and manage our pipeline in order to significantly diversify and increase the financial resources available to scale our impact.

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

Research and Fund Analysis

  • Monitor funding trends and advise on priorities based on available data.
  • Scope for funding opportunities from various online sources and provide information to MA’s. Track published opportunities.
  • Analyze calls for proposal and advise relevant MAs to apply to the opportunities.
  • Carry out desk-based market data collection and analysis and share with relevant colleagues and partners,
  • Maintain a funding pipeline for anticipated calls for proposals, ongoing applications and submitted applications.
  • Support in the development of CNs in collaboration with the PD team and MAs

Grant Management and Monitoring

  • Regularly monitor and oversee the data quality in ProDIGI (grant management system), and liaise directly with the MAs to update the records;
  • Lead the training of new Regional and MA IPD colleagues on ProDIGI;
  • Where necessary, support NAs to create a new ProDIGI records and update existing records to ensure all records are up to date.
  • Lead data cleaning tasks for Grants-related projects in ProDIGI as assigned from the International Office;
  • Represent ESAF IPD by attending monthly ProDIGI Key Users meetings;
  • Inform IOR IPD colleagues and MAs on the latest updates and changes in ProDIGI;
  • Coordinate the approvals of MOUs and Partnership Agreements, contract amendments and variations addendums, etc.

Correspondence and Reporting

  • Communicate to MAs on fundraising investments available as required and monitor their expenditure;
  • Prepare timely reports on Strategic Federation Project (SFP6) actions for International Office;
  • Prepare timely reports on Co-Funding Mechanism for International Office;
  • Analyze, synthesize and report on ESAF IPD performance on a quarterly basis;

Partnership and Networking

  • Organize, coordinate and lead the annual Regional IPD Network Meeting and draft the meeting report;
  • Undertake partner and competitor research, summarize partnering options, assist in the development of pre-bid agreements.
  • Support the coordination of Regional partnership meetings
  • Scope and share networking opportunities such as relevant thematic events, donor meetings and stakeholder forums that SOS can participate in


  • We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in grant management systems, scoping for funding opportunities and management of funding pipelines.
  • A Degree in from a recognized University
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision to meet tight deadlines.
  • A good team player, innovative and creative, demonstrating high professional standards.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to SOS Children’s Villages on to apply