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Senior EU Affairs and Public Funding Manager

We are looking for an experienced and driven individual to lead on researching, preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals/reports for EU institutional funders and European public funders that support Commit Global’s goals and meet funder guidelines and criteria.


  • Between 3 to 5 years of experience in EU affairs and with institutional donors- EU funders and governments

  • Demonstrated analytical and persuasive writing skills experience, including ability to convey complex information in a clear manner to a diverse audience;

  • Experience with writing grants for EU institutional donors and governments

  • Ability to operate in an international setting

  • Is a very organized and proactive individual

  • Strong fluency in English. Fluency in any other language is a plus.

  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational and project management skills;

  • Excellent people skills;

  • Strong interpersonal, networking, and diplomacy skills;

  • Able to demonstrate an ‘all-hands-on deck’ attitude when needed;

  • Willing to go ‘above and beyond’ for the beneficiaries’ needs and best interests, when required;

  • Able to work under tight and occasionally shifting deadlines;

  • Able to work fruitfully and professionally with multiple cultures and professions;

  • Willingness to relocate to Brussels after an onboarding period in Bucharest (if already in Brussels the onboarding process would take place remotely)

About the job

  • Work closely with the Director of Partnerships

  • Identify, build and maintain close relationships with relevant national, regional and European and EU stakeholders

  • Lead on grant proposal development and submission for EU institutional donors and European public funders—preparing and organizing materials for proposals, and submitting and monitoring grant applications

  • Maintain grant compliance and reporting, including outcome measurement and grant budgets

  • Participate in and actively contribute to international events and high-level forums

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work on strategic, large scale programmes;

  • The opportunity to build and grow in an international organization;

  • An amazing community of professionals supportive of your goals;

  • A safe and inclusive work environment;

  • A competitive salary;

  • The opportunity to develop a diverse range of skills.

Time: Full-time

Duration: Initially one-year to start, renewable after first year

Contract type: Employee

Location: Brussels

Reporting toDirector of Partnerships

Start date: As soon as possible

Application process

▶ ️ Please send us your CV together with a cover letter which details your motivation to work in public service and why you think you’re a good match for this position and our organization, to by Nov 30, 2023

▶️Applications should be submitted in English. Those without a cover letter will not be taken into consideration.

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