Regional Lead-Francophone West Africa



Remote (local)
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (local)
  • Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
  • Salary: $ 40000-50000 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:24/11/2023
  • Location:West Africa
Child protection/ Children’s rights Movement building Political participation
Drive regional grantmaking strategy and leadership: 40%
●Lead in collaborative strategy development for the region that identifies opportunities for grant-making, convening and accompaniment in service of the regional needs, thematic developments and trends in young feminist organising;
●Lead in regional accompaniment strategy development and advisory strategy that supports transnational solidarity;;
●Co-develop a regional crisis monitoring system;
●Develop concept notes, briefing papers and other documents that bring to life the regional strategy;
●Foster relationships and connections with networks of feminist and womensfunds, activists and others working with girls in the regionin the region;

Grantee partner and advisory relationships: 20%
●Develop a grantee partners’ accompaniment activity plan and supervise its implementation for the region alongside the regional programme officer and regional advisors;
●Coordinate all aspects of advisory engagement across all grantmaking, regional advisory convenings with support from the regional programme officer;Management and finance: 20%
●Oversee all components of grants processing, including legal and compliance, processing of grantmaking requirements, adhering to all policies and safeguarding;
●Supporting programmes officer in all regional grantmaking data entry/cleaning into Salesforce;
●Supervise regional consultants and regional staff  -contributing to staff member’s professional development,monitoring work plans and review process; 
●Working with finance team in budget allocation for region, monitor and track spend across all funding methods for the region;

Supporting shared learning, advocacy and documentation: 15%
●Co-facilitate learning and collaboration spaces across the region to support transnational solidarity and learning; 
●Lead on and co-author reports, blogs and learnings documentations for the region;
●Attend and/or support the preparation of convenings, learning visits and special projects related to the region;
●Coordinate outreach, build relationships with grantees advisors, and other stakeholders, and to ensure that potential grantees are aware of Purposeful’s work; 
●Identify key advocacy moment/issues for work in the region;

Philanthropic Advocacy + Resource Mobilisation: 5%
●Identify key advocacy moment/issues and fundraising opportunities for work in the region;●
Supporting proposal and donor report writing

Skills and Experience:
●Young feminist with at least four years of activist or professional experience in planning, implementing and/or managing grantmaking programs OR any other relevant programs or initiatives led by or about young feminists working on women’s rights, LGBTQIA+ rights and youth issues in the Francophone West Africa region;
●Knowledge and understanding of the different social-cultural and political contexts in the Francophone  West  Africa  region,  and  knowledgeable  about  feminist  organising  at  the regional and/or international level;
●Fluency in French and English 
●High level of personal responsibility and proactive approach to tasks; 
●Demonstrate   sensitivity   and   appreciation   for   diverse   viewpoints   and   different communication styles in a politically and culturally diverse environment;
●Salesforce and Form Assembly experience would be advantageous.

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