Institutional Funding Manager

CBM Global Nepal Country Office

CBM Global works alongside people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places to fight poverty and exclusion and transform lives. Drawing on over 100 years’ experience, we work with the most marginalised in society to break the cycle of poverty and disability and build inclusive communities where everyone can enjoy their human rights and fulfil their full potential. CBM initiated its work in Nepal since 1982 and supports a diverse mix of national partners engaged in Inclusive Eye and Ear Care, Rehabilitation, Education, and Social Inclusion of persons with disabilities.

Details / requirements:

CBM Global Nepal Country Office seeks application from qualified and competent candidates for the position of Institutional Funding Manager.

Job Overview and Core Purpose

Under the guidance of the Country Director and the supportive supervision from the Global Institutional Funding Manager, the Nepal Institutional Funding Manager will lead and coordinate institutional fundraising activities for the Nepal Country Office.

The incumbent will lead on business development and implementation of the funding strategy for the Nepal Country Office in line with the CBM Global Federation Strategy. S/he will cultivate and strengthen relationships with institutional donors, foundations, corporations, I/NGO partners, and other stakeholders, explore and identify relevant funding opportunities and contribute to the diversification of the Country Programme Portfolio. S/he will lead on concept note/proposal development and support with related project development in close collaboration with the Nepal ountry Team, CBM Global Secretariat, Technical Teams and Member Teams.        

Reports To: Country Director

Based: This role will be based in the CBM Global Nepal Country Office. ​

Hours:  Full-time

Contract: One-year fixed term contract with possibility of extension.

Responsibilities and Duties

Fundraising in Nepal

  • Lead on implementation of the funding strategy for the CBM Global Nepal Country Office

  • Research and identify funding opportunities that can advance the work of the Nepal Country Strategy, targeting a wide variety of donor groups including institutional donors, corporations, foundations, etc.

  • Coordinate Go/No-Go decisions for funding applications by or involving the Nepal Country Office, ensuring decisions are made in a timely manner

  • Lead the proposal development process for Nepal Country Office in close coordination with the Programme and Finance teams, technical teams and member teams

  • Develop materials and resources to promote the work of CBM Global Nepal to potential donors and INGO partners

  • Ensure rigorous quality assurance, adherence to donor compliance requirements and timely and accurate donor reporting

Coordination and Representation in Nepal

  • Maintain good working relationship with existing donors and cultivate relations with potential new donors and consortium leads

  • Represent and participate in various strategic meetings and consultations related to fundraising within CBM Global, donors, partners, and other stakeholders.

  • Actively engage in various national and international communities of practice to gather new ideas and enhance fundraising capacity.

  • Actively coordinate with other agencies for joint proposals/bids

  • Ensure effective collaboration with the Country Team, Secretariat, Technical Teams and Member Associates while developing project ideas, concept notes, and proposals.

  • Identify institutional funding capacity gaps in the country office and build capacity of the country team in the required areas.

  • Coordinate periodic learning sessions to reflect upon good practices and challenges of the fundraising activities of the Nepal Country Office.

Support Global Fundraising efforts

  • Support implementation of the funding strategy for the CBM Global federation

  • Alongside the Global Institutional Funding Manager, review existing fundraising policies and procedures in place, update or modify where needed, and develop new processes that contribute to successful fundraising, both for Nepal and for the CBM Global Federation as a whole.

  • Provide ‘surge capacity’ support for proposal development to other country teams as required.

Humanitarian Action

  • In case of Emergency in the country and requirement of the organization you should be flexible to deploy in the emergency response management initiatives as per the requirement of the organization.


  • Accountable for ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with CBM’s programmes, are safeguarded to the greatest extent possible.

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to all aspects of the CBMG Safeguarding and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, abuse and harassment policies and associated standards and procedures.

Key outcomes expected from this role

  • Enhanced institutional funding capacity in the Nepal Country Office

  • Effective collaboration among various stakeholders within the CBM Global federation for funding activities

  • Increased funding for the Nepal Country Office programme portfolio.

Person Specification

All of the following requirements are Essential, unless marked with a when they are Desirable.

Experience and knowledge

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in business development/resource mobilization/institutional funded-program development in the development sector

  • A track record of success in building relationships and networks with donor organisations and writing and submitting winning funding applications.

  • Excellent knowledge of the donor environment and of current donor / funding trends in Nepal and globally

  • Experience in the disability sector*

  • Lived experience of disability*

Skills/competencies/personal qualities

  • Leadership qualities

  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent relationship building skills.

  • Ability to influence others

  • Adept at working on multiple things at once and at prioritising.

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal).

  • Respect and commitment to organizational values in all aspects of work.

  • Flexible approach to work demands.

  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with staff at all levels.

  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity.

Qualifications, training, and education

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study, or equivalent work experience

How to apply:

Closing date: July 2, 2024

Please follow this LINK to apply.

Please download the Application Form using the link above. Once completed, kindly upload it to the system along with your updated Curriculum Vitae (no more than two pages). There is space on the Application Form to include a cover letter, so there is no need to provide a separate cover letter.

For any queries or confusion, please write to

CBM Global is an equal opportunities employer, committed to ensuring all applications are treated fairly.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. People with disability, women, and candidates from marginalized groups are highly encouraged to apply.

We promote an inclusive and accessible work environment that supports all staff to thrive, with provision of reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities, where needed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained.


Openings 1
Salary Rs. /
Position Level Senior Level
Experience 7+ years
Education Post Graduate / Masters in related field.
Posted Date 04 Jun, 2024
Apply Before 04 Jul, 2024
City Kathmandu