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ECF Programme Manager/Administrator

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/07/2013
Company Name European Climate Foundation
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Website Further Details / Applications
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ECF Programme Manager/Administrator

ECF is looking for an experienced Programme Manager to manage operations for multiple initiatives. The role involves:

  • Managing funder income from different sources totalling in the region of €5M
  • Producing and maintaining budget forecasts, cashflows, and grant approval schedules for various initiatives, communicating with the Finance Team as required
  • Tracking and maintaining oversight of programme expenditure
  • Administration of a suite of grants to NGOs in line with programme strategy and key performance indicators
  • Managing the processing of grants, conducting due diligence at intake and on an annual basis, and preparing dockets and formal board materials
  • Supporting grantees through the grant request and grant delivery process, and reviewing reports to evaluate performance and progress tranche payments
  • Monitoring ECF and grantee delivery of contracted key performance indications
  • Producing financial and narrative reports for funders, ensuring timely and efficient reporting and the financial transparency of the project to funders
  • Overseeing the contracting phases with funders and grantees
  • Ensuring alignment with and providing input into cross cutting ECF developments and annual budget planning and evaluation framework setting phases.


  • At least five years relevant programme management experience with responsibility for financial management
  • Experience in running and monitoring the operations of large projects and/or project management in a grant-making setting
  • Strong administrative skills, excellent attention to detail and a high standard of financial literacy
  • Fluency in English
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be a creative problem-solver
  • Ability to work well in a team but also to work independently and be managed at a distance
  • Solid computer experience with emphasis in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience with Mac an asset
  • Flexibility regarding working hours
  • Interest in and commitment to the mission and values of the European Climate Foundation
  • Experience in working with NGOs is highly desirable.

Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Start date: As soon as practicable
Contract: Initially a two-year contract, with a probation period.
Compensation: Competitive

To apply: Please send your CV and cover letter in English to employment@europeanclimate.org. Please indicate ´Recruitment – ECF Programme Manager/Administrator´ in the Subject line. Telephone calls will not be forwarded to the recruitment team. All candidates will however receive a written reply.

Application deadline: Monday 31 July 2013

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