Join Us as Project Manager for Major Foundations

Are you passionate about creating positive change in the world? Do you have strong organizational and communication skills that can drive projects in an international setting? Human Practice Foundation is seeking an experienced coordinator to lead our fundraising efforts for Major foundations. Join us in expanding our reach and providing more children with the education they deserve. 


About Human Practice Foundation 

At The Human Practice Foundation, we firmly believe that education is the most powerful catalyst for lasting change. Our mission is to build schools and foster entrepreneurship in areas where they are needed most, ensuring that thousands of children receive the best possible start in life. We operate on a 100% donation model, ensuring that every penny goes directly to specific projects, while administrative costs are covered by our Founding Partners. 

To date, we have initiated 116 school projects in Kenya and Nepal, impacting over 46,000 children through various programs. Looking ahead, our strategic goal is to expand our reach to 300 schools, with the possibility of impacting 150,000 children. Additionally, we are embarking on ambitious projects in coffee, tea, and agriculture to deepen our impact in the communities. 

 Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the grant application process for small and major foundations, develop persuasive proposals that articulate program impact, outcomes, and alignment with donor interests. 

  • Work closely with our local teams in Kenya/Nepal/Denmark, ensuring the latest information is applied to our proposals and applications. 

  • Map the foundation landscape and conduct thorough research on prospective foundations to understand their funding priorities and decision-making processes. 

  • Work jointly with our teams in Sweden and United Kingdom to strategically plan and prepare proposals for major foundations. 

  • Prepare high quality reports for grant givers and founding partners. 

Qualifications 

  • A master’s degree in fields such as International Development, Social Sciences, communication or a related discipline, is preferred. 

  • Experience within the space of humanitarian aid, development work or the nonprofit sector is a plus, but not a requirement. 

  • A+ written communication skills, for presentations, reports and email correspondence is a must. You make words matter. 

  • Flair for visualising proposals in Microsoft Powerpoint, ensuring that the visual identity of our proposals lives up to the standard expected from major foundations. 

Who Are We Looking For? 

  • A strong sense of responsibility, willpower, passion for the mission of the Human Practice Foundation, and a proactive approach to achieving goals and objectives. 

  • Strong written communication skills in both Danish and English. 

  • A meticulous attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in activities and communications. 

  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities while maintaining a comprehensive overview of initiatives. 

  • A strong work ethic, with the ability to work independently and take initiative in driving efforts forward. 

What We Offer 

In addition to making a real positive difference in the world, you will be part of a passionate team in the picturesque heart of Copenhagen. Our work environment is characterized by good cooperation, humour, heart, high pace and a drive to get stuff done. Through your various activities you will have extensive contact with our branches and opportunities for travel. 

We offer numerous professional and personal challenges, with opportunities to develop your skills and experience. Your role will be pivotal to the Foundation, giving you the opportunity to significantly influence our future development. 

If this sounds exciting to you, please send a Cover Letter and CV to Pernille Kruse Madsen at [email protected], no later than August 15. 2024. We will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis. Please upload your application through the link “Søg dette job” on this page.

We look forward to hearing from you and what you can bring to our organization. 


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