Netherlands Leprosy Relief/Leprastichting is dedicated to control leprosy worldwide and to mitigate its consequences. We are active in 9 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. We focus on early detection, treatment to break the chain of infection, prevention of disability, and inclusion to allow former patients to fully participate in society again. We work closely together with local civil society organisations and governments.
Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR) has approximately 50,000 individual supporters and 1,000 volunteers in the Netherlands. The 20 employees at the international office in Amsterdam work within the departments of Individual Giving & Communication, Programmes, Technical Support and Finance. We have offices in seven other countries with a total of 60 employees. Presently NLR is undergoing a decentralisation process, which is leading to stronger country offices. art of this strategy is the strengthening of their fundraising capacity.
NLR is looking for an enthusiastic colleague to set up partnerships and build fundraising capacity of five of our country offices in Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mozambique and Nepal. You are someone who takes initiative, excels in developing ideas into concrete results and enjoys sharing your fundraising knowledge and experience with others.
As Partnership Development Officer you are based at the international office in Amsterdam and are part of our dedicated institutional fundraising unit, within the Programme department, with ambitious fundraising goals. You report to the Senior Partnership Development Officer. The institutional fundraising unit works closely with colleagues from our country offices and all departments at the international office.
Building partnerships and raising funds for NLR’s work:
Support colleagues at country offices in partnership building and fundraising efforts in which:
You are someone who pro-actively translates ideas into action and enjoys bringing the right people together, to lead to successful fundraising results. Cultural sensitivity comes as second nature to you and you have a hands-on attitude to get things done. When the pressure is on, you know how to keep your head cool and you remain accurate in your work. You are willing to travel.
We are looking for a colleague with
In line with the mission of the organisation, applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
If you have any questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Lesley White, Senior Partnerships Development Officer, on +31 6 21364771. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending your CV and motivation letter to Lesley White at vacaturesNLR@leprastichting.nl by Monday 19 March at the latest.
No agencies please