Proposal Writing Specialist/Advisor Job in Save the Children

The Proposal Writing Specialist/Advisor must be dynamic, organized and passionate about being a part of a global team committed to improving the lives of children in Nigeria. The successful candidate will be an energetic proposal strategy specialist who has proven record of success serving as the lead writer on winning proposals to key funders such as USAID, other USG, DFID, other bilaterals, foundations, companies, etc.: Superior writing skills and an ability to communicate complex technical ideas in a clear and compelling way; The ability to synthesize inputs from multiple sources into one cohesive document with a unified voice; A talent for writing within strict page limits and conceptualizing ideas for graphics that convey key information; Candidates who possess in- depth knowledge of INGOs in addition to the characteristics mentioned above will be highly desirable. Illustrative technical areas include: health, nutrition, protection, education, livelihoods, WASH, and similar sectors.


  • Master’s degree and equivalent experience in a related field required;
  • Minimum 6 years, 2 years must
    be in writing and developing proposals in response to solicitations from donors;
  • Exceptional
    conceptual, analytical, writing, and editing skills including knack for synthesizing large amounts of
    information into persuasive, clear language and graphics;
  • Proven success in working as part of large, multi-disciplinary teams in Nigeria and Members;
  • Ability to consistently meet multiple deadlines;
  • Excellent IT skills included.


Method of Application

Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements on or before 31″ March 2015 explaining why
you are suitable to State position clearly in the subject field
as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after
the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Closing Date: 31/03/2015