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      July 11,2022
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    Program Manager International Partnerships and Fundraising

    IDH – The sustainable trade initiative
    We are excited to be searching for a proactive and independent Program Manager International Partnerships and Fundraising with an interest in supply chain sustainability to join our team, and we hope it’s you!
    IDH is working with a group of committed national and international partners. Currently, the majority of IDH’s funding comes from three institutional donors (The Netherlands, Switzerland and Denmark) and like-minded private sector foundations. Within our strategic plan 2021-2025, we are in the process of deepening relations with our existing donors and growing our funding relations with a select group of donors, while preparing to contribute to the development of the next multi-year strategy and funding cycle.
    Your role
    The Program Manager International Partnerships and Fundraising (IPF) will spearhead the structuring of donor key account management across global (business unit and country) teams, develop and coordinate implementation of engagement strategies for our main donor group, managing planned and ad hoc information requests and ultimately help IDH to strengthen and further build a diversified and strategically important funding base for IDH in the coming years.
    The program manager will play an important role in streamlining and managing donor governance structures, analysing (international) development policy, developing value propositions for our donor fundraising strategies. You will also provide IPF advice to our multi-year and annual planning and reporting cycles and facilitate dialogue, negotiations and lead overall (contractual) preparations for existing and new funding relationships.
    The International Partnership & Fundraising team is a small team that works together to reach the IDH goals and guides our global fundraising strategy and its implementation. As a program manager you get the chance contribute in a tangible way to our team’s success. This makes your work very diverse and rewarding. In this position you report to the Head of International Partnerships & Fundraising and work in close collaboration with the senior officer and (senior) managers in the team. Our team liaises closely with the global communications team, the Business Unit teams, country offices and the relevant colleagues of the other business support teams in the IDH headquarter in Utrecht, the Netherlands. You will be based in Brussels (Belgium) or Utrecht (Netherlands) office.
    What you bring

    • 6+ years of relevant experience with a proven track record in fundraising, effective stakeholder management and building international partnerships in an international organisation, government or private company.
    • Working and thinking at master’s degree level.
    • Strong networks in the public and private donor field, including European governments, relevant international organizations, and private foundations.
    • Strong relationship management and engagement skills aimed at building partnerships, influencing and networking.
    • Good understanding of the current thinking in international development and sustainable business evolutions, with the ability to translate relevant national and international policy evolutions into solid strategic advice for fundraising strategy and implementation purposes.
    • Knowledge of sustainability, international trade, supply chains and/or agricultural commodities is a clear advantage.
    • Ability to structure and prioritize a large and diverse workload. Creative team player who easily senses political, cultural or other sensitivities and is service- and detail-oriented. Organizes to meet strict timelines, plans forward, gets things done and has a great sense of humour.
    • Excellent written and verbal English language skills, overall good communicator, at ease in many environments. Additional languages (especially French or Dutch) are a plus.

    We offer you
    IDH offers a dynamic international environment and an enthusiastic and passionate team. As an IDH team member you can contribute to positive global change.
    The position is for 38-40 hours per week. We offer a gross monthly salary of EUR 3200 – EUR 4000 (based on 40 hours per week) and solid fringe benefits, including a good pension scheme.
    Who we are
    IDH puts people, planet, and progress at the heart of trade by leveraging the power of markets to create better jobs, better incomes, a better environment, and gender equity for all. To catalyse change at scale, IDH innovates, convenes, and invests in inclusive and sustainable solutions that enable businesses to create value for people and planet, while improving their own performance. To create the greatest impact in the shortest amount of time, IDH focuses on empowering people within corporations, the global financial sector and governments that have the most influence over value chains. Headquartered in the Netherlands, IDH has around 300 employees globally, operating in 20 landscapes and 12 commodities and sourcing regions with over 1000 public and private partners. In 13 years of operation, IDH has generated over 390 M in private sector investment and support for new business models that create better jobs, better incomes, a better environment, and gender equity for all.

    IDH’s work is made possible thanks to the funding and trust of a variety of public and private donors, among which the Governments of Netherlands, Denmark, and other government donors and private foundations.
    For more information, go to or follow @IDHTrade on Twitter and LinkedIn.
    Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume in English using the following hyperlink:
    We encourage applicants to respond before 15th July 2022.
    For any queries, please contact Ayana Chatterjee (Corporate Recruiter) at .
    Please note that candidates should be EU nationals or have permission to work in the Belgium or the Netherlands.
    At IDH sustainable trade initiative, we’re committed to equal employment opportunity, and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We strive to be a more equal opportunity workplace every day.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: €3,200.00 - €4,000.00 per month

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