Head of NGO (Environment)

Malta  |  €32,000 - €35,000 

Our client operates in the Financial Services sector but it is also affiliated with an Environment NGO in the UK.  They would like to open a branch of this NGO in Malta (permit already in hand) and thus are seeking to employ a Head of NGO to take it forward.  The main aims of this NGO are two fold, to raise funds and to partner with reputable companies in Malta and financially help  them with projects in favour of the local environment

The Role

  • You will lead this initiative including all communications with all stakeholders
  • You will handle grants by leading a grant committee and implementing a strategy to deliver
  • Creation of alliances and coalitions between various local stakeholders
  • Also negotiate funding from parent NGO 
  • Seek to raise a percentage amount of local funds from various companies
  • Oversee and track budgets, cashflows, and income forecasts
  • Raise money from local and international businesses (research new partners and cultivate partnerships through tailor-made programs)
  • Leverage additional funding from larger foundations to achieve big-picture goals
  • Create a governance team to ensure that all processes are transparent
  • Handle all media related channels including websites and social media 
  • Finances of the NGO will be handled by the jobholder

This is a Senior Management role but due to the nature of the role and related budgetary restrictions, the salary cannot exceed the 35K as indicated in the job advert

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Project management experience is a must
  • Fund raising experience will be considered as a very strong asset
  • Good understanding of the key NGOs operating in Malta
  • Excellent connections with government, policymakers, and businesses would be considered as an asset
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, being a proactive and highly organised individual

Education & Experience

  • Background in marine biology or other environmental studies would be considered as an asset
  • Solid communication skills in written and spoken Maltese and English

Job Reference: MB060

  • Primary job focus
    Project Management
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Senior Management
  • Employer industry
    Education & Training, Financial Services, Healthcare
  • Languages
    English, Maltese
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