Role details

Programmes and Funding Intern

London   •   Expenses only   •  Internship

Key Selling Bullet Point 1

  • Valuable experience in the humanitarian sector.
  • Professional and personal development; and the possibility of attending relevant RedR courses and talks.

About us

Each  year  millions  of  people  around  the  world  feel  the  effects  of  natural  disaster  and  conflict.  RedR  is  an  international  charity  that  improves  the  effectiveness  of  disaster  relief,  helping  save  and  rebuild  the  lives  of  people  affected  by  disaster  worldwide.  We  do  this  by  delivering  essential  training  and  capacity  building  services  to  relief  organisations  and  their  staff.    

Our  work  helps  to  ensure  that  the  right  people  with  the  right  skills  are  responding  to  global  emergencies,  and  enables  both  local  and  international  relief  workers  to  react  to  the  needs  of  those  affected  by  disaster,  efficiently  and  safely.

Why work for us

We  value  the  contribution  each  employee  makes  to  RedR  and  therefore  offer  a  wide  range  of  benefits  to  UK-based  and  international  staff.

RedR  is  People  in  Aid-accredited  and  good  people  management  is  at  the  heart  of  all  our  activities.  

RedR  is  also  a  member  of  the  Humanitarian  Accountability  Partnership  (HAP)  and  is  committed  to  ensuring  accountability  in  all  of  our  activities,  as  well  as  prioritising  the  safety  of  its  staff.

Job Description

The  main  duties  of  the  role  are  as  follows:  

 ADMINISTRATION  &  FINANCE  
• Arrange  travel,  accommodation  and  visas  for  staff  and  Associate  Trainers  travelling  abroad  following  RedR  travel,  safety  and  security  procedures  if  required
• Process  invoices,  expense  claims,  and  record  financial  information  as  needed
• Update,  develop  and  maintain  the  Salesforce  database,  files  and  information  management
• Transfer  materials  library  to  SharePoints
• Manage  RedR’s  Operational  Manual  updates  and  work  on  format  and  layout
• Provide  support  on  events  organised  by  RedR

MONITORING,  EVALUATION,  QUALITY  AND  LEARNING  
• Support  the  collation  of  M&E  data  at  a  global  level  
• Provide  back-up  support  for  regions  in  collating  monitoring  data  (intervention  statistics),  and  occasionally  support  project  level  qualitative  data  analysis  (quote  bank)
• Support  the  development  of  case  studies  around  the  impact  of  RedR’s  work  if  required
• Support  setting  up,  distributing  and  analysing  the  results  of  follow  up  surveys  in  Survey  Monkey

INSTITUTIONAL  FUNDRAISING  
• Update  donor  mapping/funding  priorities
• Proof  read  proposals
• Check  donor  guidance  and  eligibility  for  funds.
• Research  on  funding  trends  and  scan  funding  opportunities

Any  other  reasonable  tasks  or  duties  as  required  by  RedR  UK.

The Successful Applicant

ESSENTIAL
• An  interest  or  experience  in  humanitarian  relief  and  international  development
• A  commitment  to  our  humanitarian  mission  and  values
• Excellent  written  and  spoken  English  language  skills
• Previous  cross  cultural  work  /  voluntary  experience
• Initiative,  enthusiasm  and  a  proactive,  problem-solving  approach  to  new  challenges
• Excellent  attention  to  detail  and  proofreading  skills
• Good  skills  in  the  use  of  MS  Office,  email,  internet
• Experience  and  /  or  interest  in  the  collation  of  information  and  data  analysis
• Ability  to  communicate  clearly  and  effectively  with  colleagues  and  stakeholders  from  diverse  cultural  backgrounds
• Cheerful,  hands-on  and  methodical  attitude
• Ability  to  prioritise  tasks  and  manage  own  workload.

DESIRABLE
• Experience  working  with  Excel  and  databases  is  an  advantage
• Additional  languages,  particularly  Arabic,  French  or  Spanish.

What's on Offer

Location:  
RedR  UK,    250a  Kennington  Lane,  London  SE11  5RD

Period:
6  months  minimum  (1  month  probationary  review)

Hours:
 2  or  3  days  per  week  (21  hours,  flexible  days)  and  leave  periods

Expenses:  
This  is  an  unpaid  position  however,  RedR  will  reimburse  lunch  expenses  up  to  £5  per  day  and  reasonable  travel  expenses  up  to  £13

Incentive:  
Valuable  experience  in  the  humanitarian  sector;  professional  and  personal  development;  and  the  possibility  of  attending  relevant  RedR  courses  and  talks.

Starting  date:  
September/Early  October  2017

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