Job Location: Prague or remote
Type of contract: Part-time or full-time (upon agreement)
Duration: Long-term cooperation (contract initially for 1 year C)
Starting date: As soon as possible, candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis

We are a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded on the ideals of humanism, freedom, equality, and solidarity. We are the largest INGO in Central and Eastern Europe with 22 offices worldwide, over 2400 employees, and a budget over 240 million Euros.

We are proud of our values-driven and friendly culture where you are empowered to influence decisions and to put your initiatives into action. We welcome proactivity, creativity, and innovation.

We promote diversity, transparency, and mutual respect and create a positive learning environment.

Per our 2023 satisfaction survey, 95% of our staff would happily recommend PIN as a great place to work and 97% are proud to tell people that they work for PIN.

Do you want to work from home, have flexible working hours, and be surrounded by an inspiring team in a supportive environment?

This role is for a motivated and goal-oriented professional with proven experience in institutional fundraising, proposal development, and donor engagement. You will be offered unique exposure to a wide portfolio of PIN's work across humanitarian, early recovery, and development. Together with the team, you will strive for improved institutional funding. You would become a member of the Institutional Fundraising Unit, part of the Knowledge and Learning Department, a dynamic team of technical, MEAL, and program development advisors.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Donor engagement and intel (30%)
    • Prepare global donor engagement strategies
    • Act as a focal point for specific donors
    • Support positioning towards identified donors in line with the Country Programme Strategies and PIN Strategy
    • Provide long-term support to specific Country programmes
    • Support to in-country fundraising strategies
  • Project design and proposal development (70%)
    • Lead/write/review proposals to institutional donors (DG INTPA, DG ECHO, BHA, FCDO, CzDA, UN, GAC, etc.)
    • Lead and/or support partner negotiations including teaming and pre-bid agreements
    • Ensure proposed projects comply with donor requirements and PIN strategic priorities
    • Coordinate required technical inputs with other PIN Units (especially Knowledge & Learning department)
    • Conduct capacity building of HQ and country-based staff on proposal development and donor positioning

Your profile:

  • Proven experience in developing and managing complex proposals
  • Proven track record in securing highly competitive bids (e.g. from DG INTPA, DG ECHO, USAID, FCDO, SDC, GAC, UN agencies etc.)
  • Candidates with a strong DG INTPA and/or USAID (aside from BHA) experience are in particular encouraged to apply
  • Experience in commercial contracts is an advantage
  • Experience in the INGO sector or donors' agencies
  • Proven knowledge of various donors’ strategies (DG INTPA, DG ECHO, USAID, FCDO, SDC, GAC, UN agencies, etc.)
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, other languages are an advantage (French, Portuguese, Arabic, etc.)
  • Ability to perform under time pressure, to manage multiple tasks, and to work independently and effectively in fast-paced, multicultural environments
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with an eye for proposal messaging, themes, proposal aesthetics, and content
  • Have the ability to both coordinate different teams and participate in different team environments

Our offer:

  • Remote and flexible work (part-time/full-time options available)
  • Salary according to the PIN salary scale dependent on the cost of living in the specific home location
  • Work with inspiring people, for the largest Central and Eastern-European INGO
  • 25 days of annual leave and 3 study leave days
  • Personal and professional development – including extensive Capacity Building program – internal and external - Induction training, internal e-learnings, Knowledge and Learning Department onboarding, eventual HEAT Training, Humentum training ( ), PuntoSud training (
  • For Prague-based employees: Child daycare for employee’s children (kindergarten in the building of our office in Prague), Possibility to participate in interesting events we organize (e.g. One World international film festival)
  • Language courses available
  • Free medical helpdesk and psychological consultation available online;

How to apply:

Are you interested in this position? Send us your CV and short cover letter in English via our application form. Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at:

People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need involves. People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need code of conduct and key policies (available at: People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.