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Commercial Finance Manager - Donor Proposals and Bids

Commercial Finance Manager - Donor Proposals and Bids

  • Location

    Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Sector:

    FP & A

  • Type:


  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £63000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry Date:


Commercial Finance Manager - Donor Contracts

£63,000 (If UK based) or International Relocation Package (Johannesburg, Lagos or Nairobi)

  • Substantial commercial donor pricing experience?
  • In-depth experience of drafting commercial proposals in the NGO sector?
  • Can you put together accurate costing models for large international contracts?
  • Worked within complex Donor funding models?
  • Based in the UK (Manchester, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh) or South Africa, Lagos or Nairobi?

The Role:

  • Develop DFID and EU Donor insights i.e., financial viability, funding sources & contract types
  • Work closely with the Global Leadership Team to provide commercial insights, MI and analysis to support contracts, bids and tender decision making
  • Own and review all bids and new contracts against the Contract Pricing Model (CPM) and will give regional sign-off on all Donor Funding Proposals
  • Own and develop the CPM Pricing Model to evaluate all new Donor Proposals
  • Support the Donor Contract life-cycle including bid pipeline, risk assessment, pricing support, MI and analysis
  • Develop negotiation strategies in the Donor bidding processes including due diligence on Partners, Suppliers and Donors

The Opportunity and Benefits:

  • To work in a globally critical role for a hugely well respected International NGO with a presence in over 100 countries and an income of over £1Bn where staff comment on an "inclusive working environment", "family friendly working hours", "culture of development and retaining talent" and "being part of a globally important NGO".
  • To provide financial leadership on delivering a commercially successful contracts business working with stakeholders globally including DFID, EU, African Funding Bank etc
  • To be the custodian of the financial resources of Donor funding
  • Own and develop the Costing and Pricing Model behind all proposals and have global impact
  • Amazing benefits package including 40 days Annual Leave, 22% Pension, Flexible Working, Health, Bonus and a culture of development and retaining talent.


  • Qualified Accountant CCAB or equivalent
  • Substantial experience of contract management
  • Proficiency in financial modelling and analysis
  • Substantial experience in costing and pricing
  • Extensive experience in drafting commercial proposals
  • Donor Funding, Donor Bidding and Donor Tendering experience
  • Experience from a global and complex NGO landscape

I'd really like to hear from you if the above sparks an interest! Closing date is 22nd July.

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