Grant Proposal Writer

Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary: Development Aid from People to People in Zimbabwe (DAPP) is looking for one qualified grant/proposal writer with experience in developing coherent, organized, and compelling proposals within 3 thematic areas of Agriculture and Climate Change and Education. The incumbent will be based at DAPP National Fundraising Office in Harare.

Job Purpose:

The main function of the positions is to design proposals for projects and programs in accordance with the principles and requirements of different donors (national and foreign entities, governmental and non-governmental entities and the private sector).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare concise conceptual notes for the preparation of funding proposals that include the logical framework, performance indicators, monitoring and evaluation plan, budgets, among others.
  • Be responsible for the entire process of preparing proposals, including research and participation in meetings with partners during the development and writing of proposals.
  • Design and analyse budgets to ensure (I) that viability, (ii) alignment with data requirements and (iii) are alignment with DAPP/HPP budget policies;

Ensure compliance with deadlines associated with the proposal preparation process.

  • Conduct research and identify new sources of funding

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in social sciences or related discipline


  • At least 2 years of proven experience in proposal development for NGOs.
  • Experience in writing proposals for the EU, USAID, and UN will be an added advantage.
  • Highly organized and detail-orientated.
  • Strong people skills and approachable manner.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Ability to work in and promote a team environment / concept.
  • Ability to work under pressure and extra hours when necessary, and to meet deadlines.

How to Apply

To apply

Please send your application including detailed CV, motivation letter, certified copies of qualifications and references addressed to data Resources Manager at the following emails: [email protected] [email protected] and [email protected]

Application deadline: On or before close of working day 20th of July 2024.