Core position within the fundraising team, managing key donors such as FCDO and securing new business with institutional funders. Start Network are tackling what they believe are the biggest systemic problems that the humanitarian sector faces. Start Network's vision is for a locally led humanitarian system that is accountable to people affected by and at risk of crises. Start Network is a small and nimble organisation, the fundraising team work collaboratively with those in programmes to manage internal and external relationships, adopting a coordinated approach when it comes to donor management and reporting The Institutional Funding Manager is responsible for supporting the Head of Resource Mobilisation to set and deliver a strategy that maximises institutional funding and grows income substantially over the coming three years (from £28m annually to £40m). Job description As Institutional Fundraising Manager you will report to the Head of Resource Mobilisation, with accountability for key institutional relationships, such as FCDO who currently provide a significant proportion of organisational income through multiple grants. FCDO is a key partner and funder of Start Network and continuing this relationship is of paramount importance. Alongside this you will manage a talented Senior Institutional Fundraiser, supporting them to secure significant levels of income (seven to eight figures) from an existing portfolio of large UK and global institutional funders, including foreign governments and Jersey Overseas Aid. You will take personal responsibility for driving new business activity, identifying new funding opportunities for Start Network with institutional donors on a global scale. Person specification The role would best suit: An experienced institutional fundraiser, potentially with expertise of working with funders such as FCDO, USAID, SIDA etc. Someone with an eye for business development who can demonstrate skills in this area and support the team to identify and secure new funding opportunities. An individual who is keen to be part of a smaller organisation, playing a significant role in furthering a collaborative fundraising culture, with the autonomy to try new approaches and build on existing relationships. Someone with strong financial acumen/budgetary expertise - demonstrating the ability to secure and manage 7-figure+ grants. The deadline for applications is Thursday 6th October (CV and cover letter).