Senior Manager Development

Full Time
Senior Manager/Supervisor

Location:           Europe or UK remote (HQ Warsaw)

Annual salary:   45 000 to 75 000 EUR

                             40 000 to 65 000 GBP

                             170 000 to 270 000 PLN

Salary dependent on experience and costs of living in country of residence.

Contract type:     Permanent

Working hours:   Full time, flexible, open to job share

Candidate level:  Experienced non manager

Benefits:               Medical plan, life insurance, pension program PPE (Poland), Multisport, LinkedIn learning



TechSoup is a high-impact, global non-profit social enterprise that believes in using technology for the greater good. Since 1987, we have been building partnerships and alliances with individuals, corporations, non-profits, and governments across the globe – all committed to helping civil society organizations fully access the profound power of technology and a connected world — and use it to improve lives. 

As technology and global needs change TechSoup create new educational offerings, community-driven platforms and mobile apps. We are building and supporting community of practice in digital activism, participatory democracy, civic engagement, and digital inclusion. TechSoup are innovators, leaders, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and technologists drawn together by a shared vision: to make the world a better place through technology.

The TechSoup Europe team (headquartered in Warsaw) oversees the design and implementation of programs in close collaboration with the TechSoup Global Network of non-governmental organizations (NGOs). TechSoup Global Network manages a wide range of technology capacity-building programs for communities in nearly every region of the world.


Purpose of the role

TechSoup’s Senior Manager Development position is suited to an international fundraiser who wants to work in a fast-growing, dynamic international organization on a transformational journey.

Your role will be to identify and create funding opportunities, with a focus on European funders. The role is hands on and collaborative and requires a participative manager who can work closely with Program leads and the TechSoup Global Partners Network to support programmatic growth. You should be open to new ideas, independent and committed to a creation of an inclusive culture.

Primary responsibilities

The job holder will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Identify and create specific funding opportunities for TechSoup, with specific focus on Europe, including monitoring calls for proposals from the diverse sources.
  • Identify possible partnering opportunities within and beyond the TechSoup Network that would strengthen the funding prospects.
  • When needed build and manage relationships with funders.
  • Participate and contribute to strategic planning and cross-team efforts related to fundraising.
  • Together with the global development team, program leads, and other relevant resources, develop and implement strategies to measure the impact of grants and share knowledge to inform the future grant opportunities.
  • Manage proposals creation by engaging appropriate staff members—including Senior Management and key SMEs —to design, develop, and scope project proposals.
  • Where needed engage partners and coordinate their contribution to proposals.
  • Own complete process of proposals preparation including concepts, budgeting, planning, proposal writing and managing grant writers, collaborating with the stakeholders, and partners, coordinating input and sign off as required and ensuring the appropriate follow-up after the submissions.
  • Provide proposal review, proofing, and editing support to the development and other teams as required and collaborate with program team(s) in grant development and delivery efforts.
  • Support grant agreements (including sub-awards, and grant amendments), and consortia agreements negotiations and signing process, grants set-up/kick off process.
  • Ensure that the appropriate project scoping, reporting and grant delivery is on track and help course correction of grant-funded projects as needed.



  • Significant fundraising experience with an international NGO.
  • Experience in leading the proposal application process, including consortia building.
  • Will have developed a network of European institutional or private funders.

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to work in a dynamic organization with changing priorities. 
  • Attuned to multi-cultural environments and skilled at engaging diverse stakeholders.
  • Strategic and able to work collaboratively across organization (top and bottom line).
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend or lead implementation of solutions on how to resolve conflicts or problematic issues.
  • Ability to work effectively and with sensitivity across language, culture and distance barriers.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership skills - proven ability to establish relationships and lead discussions with various partners and executives.
  • Positive with growth mindset, self-confidence and adaptability to changing environment.
  • Excellent planning, prioritizing and organization skills.
  • Comfortable with collaboration and matrixed reporting structures.
  • Ability to manage change in a dynamic and fluid environment and positively implement it.
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written communications.


The deadline for application is Sunday 9th July 2023


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