Grant / Proposal Writer

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Grant / Proposal Writer

  • Post Date:May 31, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Development Aid from People to People in Zimbabwe (DAPP) is looking for a qualified grant / proposal writer with experience in developing coherent, organized, and compelling proposals within 3 thematic areas of Agriculture and Climate Change and Health. The incumbent will be based at its National Fundraising Office in Harare.

Job purpose

The main function of the job is to design proposals for projects and programs in accordance with the principles and requirements of different donors (national and foreign entities, governmental and non-governmental entities and the private sector).

Duties responsibilities

  • Prepare concise conceptual notes for the preparation of funding proposals that include the logical framework, performance indicators, monitoring and evaluation plan, budgets, among others;
  • Be responsible for the entire process of preparing proposals, including research and participation in meetings with partners during the development and writing of proposals;
  • Design and analyze budgets to ensure their viability, alignment with donor requirements and alignment with DAPP / HPP budget policies;
  • Ensure compliance with deadlines associated with the proposal preparation process;
  • Conduct research and identify new sources of funding.

Requirements / qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social sciences or related discipline


  • At least 3 years proven experience in proposal development for NGOs;
  • Experience writing proposals for the EU, USAID, UN will be an added advantage;
  • Highly organized and detail orientated;
  • Strong people skills and approachable manner;
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to change;
  • Ability to work in and promote a team environment / concept;
  • Ability to work under pressure and extra hours when necessary, and to meet deadlines.

To apply

Please send your application including detailed CV, motivation letter, certified copies of qualifications and references addressed to Human Resources Manager at the following emails: [email protected] and [email protected]

NB: Please note that only short-listed applicants will be invited for the interview.

Deadline: 10 June 2022 (close of business)