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Proposal Development Specialist

Date Posted: May 29, 2019

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The registered Trustees of  Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi  a locally registered  NGO since 1996, with the  mission to promote  social and economic  development by implementing projects within health, education, community development, agriculture &food security, fund-raising and environmental programs.

An opportunity has arisen for interested applicants to fill the position of Proposal Development Specialist starting from 01st July 2019



  • Produce winning proposals - especially within the areas of Education and Agriculture – from the start to the submission – including using pre-printed formats, budget templates, log frames etc.
  • Identify and keep track of new funding opportunities
  • From time to time also produce case stories and inputs to newsletters and other promotion material
  • Do proof reading of various documents before submission to partner


Bachelor’s degree in Education, Health, Agriculture or its equivalent

Minimum 3 years’ experience in  producing winning proposals to key donors - including narrative, log frame as well as budgeting following donor guidelines/ instructions.

Minimum 3 years’ experience in being the team leader for writing of bigger proposals as part of consortium.

Minimum 3 years’ experience in working with rural community development projects with education, health or agriculture programs, preferable within an NGO.

Must have proven track record in leading proposal writing of complex development projects



Computer literate – including spreadsheets

Skills and experience in designing of layout for proposals and promotion materials is preferred

Extensive knowledge of development programming

Be self-driven

Open minded and strong team spirit

Motivation letter describing detailed experience in relation to this vacancy, CV, contact phone numbers and three traceable referees must be sent to the following email address latest by 7th June 2019 to


 Please write: Proposal Development Specialist in the subject when sending the e-mail.


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Skills Required

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