Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace.  We currently have two vacancies and one trustee vacancy. 

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  • Partnerships and Development Manager 
  • Finance Officer 
  • Finance Assistant 

Partnerships and Development Manager

  • Duration: 12 Months fixed term contract
  • Location: Based in our North London Office with some potential to travel
  • Salary: From £41,872.31
  • plus 9% employer pension contribution
  • 25 days annual leave + 3 Christmas office closure days + UK public holidays
  • Closing date: 9:00 am (UK time) 24 July 2018

We are seeking a career fundraising professional who is diligent, hardworking and able to work responsively in a fast-paced environment to undertake the role of Partnerships and Development Manager. The postholder will manage the effective implementation of Conciliation Resources’ fundraising strategy, coordinating elements of Conciliation Resources’ donor diversification strategy, by initiating opportunities for increased trust and foundational giving.

The Partnerships and Development Manager leads on generating unrestricted income through the strengthening of existing funding relationships as well as the development of new funding relationships within their fundraising portfolio.   They also support fundraising efforts from other sources, such as trusts and foundations, High Net Worth Individuals and corporations. They will represent Conciliation Resources directly with donors as well as supporting and creating opportunities for others in the organisation to do so.

They work closely with other staff members across Conciliation Resources to develop and implement fundraising and donor relationship management strategies, based on a detailed understanding of Conciliation Resources’ organisational and programme objectives and resource requirements on the one hand, and donors’ peacebuilding policies, funding priorities and opportunities on the other. 

We are interested in receiving applications from candidates who are able to clearly demonstrate:

  • Degree level education, or local equivalent, or qualification by experience in a relevant subject area.
  • Substantial writing/editing skills; in the form of grant-writing, preparation of strategic, donor reports, preparation of government and ministry briefings, or other relevant work (essential)
  • Substantial fundraising experience, including a proven track record of successfully raising funds from new and existing donors in competitive as well as non-advertised bid processes, resulting in winning multi-year awards in excess of €1,000,000 per annum, and handling of the subsequent reporting requirements (essential)
  • Good knowledge and experience of working with Government donors that support the peacebuilding sector, the US and UK trust and foundation sector, and online fundraising (essential)
  • Experience of carrying out programme design as part of developing a funding proposal and developing high quality logframes (essential)
  • Experience of taking the initiative and making decisions as part of a complex, varied and, at times, heavy workload (essential)
  • Knowledge of conflict transformation and peacebuilding issues (desirable)
  • Experience of working in an international NGO (desirable)

Downloads for this post: Applicant information form 1/Applicant statement form 2/Job Description

Finance Officer 

  • Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • £28,910.69
  • Fixed Term Contract – 12 Months
  • 25 days annual leave and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Closing date: 9am (UK time) 18 July 2018
  • Interviews: W/C 23 July 2018

We are seeking a hardworking and diligent finance officer to join our finance team in supporting the organisation to fulfil its financial obligations utilising the appropriate systems and processes. This is a fast-paced role and would suit someone with financial experience who is able to think on their feet and enjoys the challenges of a variety of finance related tasks and queries.

The successful candidate will be experienced in working with finance software (preferably Access) to maintain ledgers and prepare bank reconciliations. They will also have experience in a range of financial administrative duties such as data input and retrieval. They should have excellent attention to detail and numeracy skills whilst being able to work quickly to tight deadlines.

Downloads for this post: Applicant information form 1/Applicant statement form 2/Job Description

Finance Assistant 

  • Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • £19,012.50 plus 9% pension contribution
  • Fixed term contract 12 months
  • 25 days annual leave per annum and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Closing date: 09.00am (UK Time) 18 July 2018
  • Interviews: W/C 23 July 2018

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and experienced Finance Assistant who is used to supporting a team in all administrative aspects of an organisation’s financial processes.

The main purpose of the role is to:

  • Support the finance team through accounts payable processes
  • Preparation and posting of income and expenditure into the accounting system (Access)
  • Handling the finance team hard copy and electronic filing systems
  • Providing general administrative support

The role involves working across all teams, exchanging information and resolving queries with the various teams within Conciliation Resources.

The ideal candidate will have experience in undertaking a wide range of administrative duties and be familiar with using accounts systems to process and export financial information. The candidate should be proficient in the use of Excel with good computer and numeracy skills and a keen attention to detail.

Downloads for this post: Applicant information form 1/Applicant statement form 2/Job Description