Senior Grant and Fundraising Officer

Join in the Livelihoods Funds’ adventure to build more resilient rural communities and ecosystems, as well as sustainable businesses. We develop concrete, impactful, replicable solutions for efficient, sustainable farming and land use in emerging economies (Africa, Asia and Central/South America).

Livelihoods Venture is a social business that brings into play the appropriate skills to select, develop and implement the projects in which Livelihoods Funds invest. Its 20-odd, and growing, multi-disciplinary team identifies promising projects with strong environmental, economic and social impact and deploys these programs together with local partners (private companies, NGOs, public institutions) and rural communities. Livelihoods Venture coordinates all stakeholders to deliver the tangible outputs expected by the investors in the Livelihoods Funds, such as secured raw material supply, enhanced livelihoods for farmers, carbon credits with high social and environmental value, water and biodiversity conservation.

The position is an exciting opportunity to take a senior role in the management and delivery of core service areas within Livelihoods Venture, and respond to the rapidly growing demand for impactful projects in the area of sustainable agricultural commodities and carbon assets.

The purpose of the post is to leverage the commitments of Livelihoods Funds member companies by accessing grant finance to expand the portfolio and invest in project feasibility, design, implementation monitoring, evaluation…

In this new and permanent position based in Paris (with travels up to c.30%), you will be responsible for coordinating all critical steps of Livelihoods Funds’ fund raising with private and public donors at both project and cross-cutting levels.

Location: Paris, France

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