Avis de recrutement : HIAS recrute un(e) Spécialiste des partenariats de l’UE et du développement institutionnel, Belgique.







HIAS Europe is seeking a Manager  EU Partnerships Manager and Institutional Development to join its growing and dynamic team based in Brussels, Belgium. The position is managed by the Director, HIAS Europe, but also works in close cooperation with Institutional Development and other fundraising/development colleagues in the U.S and Africa. The EU Partnerships Manager will also collaborate closely with Regional teams, country offices Regional Technical teams, as well as the Emergency Response team .

This critical position will help strategically shape and implement a strategy to increase HIAS’ humanitarian and development revenue from European institutional donors. The Manager will focus on partnerships with European institutions (i.e. DG INTPA and DG ECHO) and bilateral humanitarian and international development donors (i.e. Germany and Belgium). He/she may also be engaged in the development of partnerships with foundations and corporate partners. The EU Partnerships Manager will build, cultivate and  maintain strong relationships with major European and bilateral funders such as the European Commission, and governments of Germany and Belgium,. Successful candidates must have a proven track record in securing and administering funding from ECHO, and ideally also from Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


  • Monitor and identify funding opportunities in Europe applicable to HIAS country offices and core programs.
  • Leads and provides guidance to all European funding opportunities pursued by HIAS, in close coordination with Institutional Development and global Programs teams.
  • Manages the writing, review and submission of new applications to secure funding from new European donors; this includes drafting  letters of interest, concept notes and proposals.
  • Manages internal HIAS coordination for all proposals submitted under ECHO Humanitarian Implementation Plans (HIPs), ensuring technical, regional and financial input and review.
  • Works with regional and Emergency Response teams to position HIAS for programs in new countries of strategic relevance to the EU and select Member States, with a focus on Eastern Europe and Africa.
  • Ensures all projects implemented by COs are compliant with European donor guidelines and regulations, as well as HIAS Europe’s rules and regulations.
  • Provides advice and support to Country Office colleagues on donor expectations, requirements and compliance throughout the project cycle.
  • Collaborates closely with Global Public Affairs and Institutional Development to coordinate global efforts to cultivate and secure new donors and diversify our revenue.
  • Implements standards, tools and templates to effectively manage partnerships and business development within HIAS Europe.
  • Engages strategically with European Institutions and bilateral donors, including regular attendance in meetings and events in Brussels, collecting inputs from various stakeholders and drafting briefing notes on strategic issues.
  • Maintains relationships and engagement with relevant international and regional NGOs to facilitate partnerships needed for program development opportunities in emergency, recovery and protection settings.
  • In close collaboration with HIAS Europe’s Communications & Advocacy Officer, build HIAS’ brand in Europe by showcasing HIAS’ capabilities and developing information materials for EU donors.


  • Graduate degree in a relevant field, such as International Development, International Relations or Communications.
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience in an international setting, ideally in an international (humanitarian) NGO.
  • Previous experience in administering ECHO, German Federal Foreign Office and/or Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funds.
  • Proven experience driving business development efforts and developing proposals for European donors, as well as a successful track record of securing funding from these donors.
  • Experience with emergency fundraising campaigns for disaster relief would be highly valued.
  • Meticulous editing skills.
  • English fluency required; French, Spanish and/or German fluency preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently, take initiative, prioritize competing tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Commitment to HIAS’ mission and values, including refugee protection and humanitarian principles.

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