Project Lead [Advocacy / Resource Mobilization] (D/F/M)

Permanent employee, Full or part-time · Berlin

WORK WITH US!
Are you passionate about social impact?
Ready to shape the world of global health and development?
Eager to develop your potential in a dynamic, purpose-driven consulting firm?

At SEEK, we offer a fast-paced, stimulating and international work environment. Our company is growing, and each person on our team grows with us in our mission to make positive and lasting contributions to human development, globally.
To understand how working with us helps achieve better development results, see examples of some of our projects from our Services and Focus Area pages.

JOIN US!

Our people are our most valuable resource. Their quality forms the essence of our service to our clients. We identify brilliant talent, develop their skills, and create an environment that nurtures their growth as leaders. Our growing Berlin-based team includes more than ten nationalities and covers a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds. We are united by our commitment to social impact, professional excellence and continuous growth.

We look for candidates who have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, project management experience, and the commitment, drive and curiosity to be part of a growing, pioneering work environment.

HOW YOU CAN GROW WITH US:

At SEEK, one of our core values is ‘development’, and this includes continuous professional development. We try to ensure that each team member’s work is built around personal and skills-based aspirations, whether project management, quantitative analysis, networking, or within a particular service or focus area.

With us, you will assume responsibility from your first day on the job and gain new insights into topics – including and beyond your own specializations. To further your individual development, we track personal and performance goals through ongoing dialogue and formal meetings. While your projects at SEEK provide opportunities to build specific new skills, we also conduct regular internal trainings and sponsor external trainings as well.
WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
  • Unique chance to drive social impact in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial global development consultancy and work on relevant and pressing topics 
  • International environment and high-profile senior clients 
  • Opportunity to shape an impact-driven and fast-growing company 
  • Steep learning curve and fast career development 
  • Passionate, dynamic, and values-driven team of colleagues 
  • Strong focus on individual professional development with hands-on mentorship and training to see you thrive 
  • Female leadership and diverse team 
  • Hybrid and flexible working model 
  • Company sponsored Pension Fund and other offers e.g. bike lease scheme
ABOUT YOUR ROLE
You will join the growing Advocacy Practice at SEEK leveraging your expertise in that space together with your strategy consulting experience to help us bring our work in this area to the next level. As Project Lead - Strategic Advocacy / Resource Mobilization (D/F/M) you will be driving our strategy implementation, leading project and client teams, developing the consulting team, and supporting business development by increasing our reach and scale. 
 
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE 
 
  • Driving our growing advocacy and resource mobilization practice   
  • Managing large client projects and owning client relationships in the area of strategic advocacy and resource mobilization  
  • Coaching, supporting, and investing in the professional development of your team members and members of SEEK’s Advocacy Practice 
  • Building strong client relationships and leveraging your network to actively contribute to SEEK’s business development activities in the advocacy space 
  • Identifying opportunities for business development and writing successful proposals for existing and new clients 
  • Setting up processes for efficient collaboration and joint business initiatives with sector teams 
  • Contributing to SEEK’s organizational development as a member of the Extended Leadership Team
ABOUT YOU
You are passionate about social impact and want to put your consulting skills to work in the field of global development and particularly development finance and advocacy. Strategic, collaborative, and curious, you effectively utilize the power of innovative analyses and enjoy working in teams that drive the delivery of innovative solutions and look at challenges from a holistic perspective. You have proven first-hand experience in managing multi-stakeholder processes to mobilize collective action. You are a committed self-starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong qualifications.   

WHAT MAKES YOU A GREAT FIT FOR THIS EXCITING ROLE:

  • You have graduated with an advanced degree in a relevant field, such as economics, international development, or political sciences  
  • You bring project manager experience, having led client projects in a top strategy consulting firm or comparable organization  
  • You have proven leadership experience in the advocacy space gained through work at a leading international organization / NGO or in an external affairs agency; experience in campaigning or communications is a strong asset 
  • You have demonstrated experience managing complex (client) projects and interacting with diverse stakeholders 
  • You bring expertise and an active network in the Advocacy / Resource Mobilization domain, including knowledge of the architecture and major players, current topics and key debates, as well as donor / funder engagement 
  • You are committed to impact and able to lead a team in an entrepreneurial atmosphere 
  • You are experienced in strategy and organizational development and strategic advocacy 
  • You bring excellent analytical, writing and research skills 
  • You can communicate complex ideas effectively and present information in an insightful manner fluently in English; German is a plus  
  • You are highly skilled with PowerPoint  
  • You are a confident presenter 
  • You know how to manage yourself und love to collaborate with team members  
APPLICATION DEADLINE + START DATE
Start date: ASAP
Please submit your application including CV, cover letter, and job references
DIVERSITY STATEMENT
As an equal opportunity employer, we at SEEK are committed to a diverse, inclusive and healthy work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.
YOUR CANDIDATE JOURNEY
We will screen applications on a rolling basis - selected candidates will be invited for our interview process including multiple stages:

  • We will check your application documents and get back to you in a timely manner
  • Introductory call with the recruiting lead via video call - 20 minutes
  • First Panel Interview with a panel of 2 - 3 SEEK colleagues via video call - 60 minutes
  • Second Panel Interview (Case Study) with a panel of 2 - 3 SEEK colleagues via video call or in-person - 60 - 90 minutes
  • Call with the Managing Director or another member of the Leadership Team - 30 minutes
  • Offer
About us
We are SEEKers of a world where everyone, everywhere can thrive and realize their potential. As a social impact consulting group, we support our clients to be a force for global human development with a focus on global health, education, climate adaptation, education, and gender. SEEK’s portfolio of services includes strategy and policy development; development finance, resource mobilization and strategic advocacy; and organizational effectiveness. 
In our work, we combine top management consulting approaches with cutting-edge knowledge of the global health and development ecosystem. As part of our work, we run the Donor Tracker platform, a free, online resource that unlocks advocacy potential by providing access to high-quality strategic information on development financing and policy.
Your application!
We appreciate your interest in SEEK DEVELOPMENT GmbH. Please fill in the following short form. Should you have any difficulties in uploading your files, please contact us by mail at recruiting@seekdevelopment.org.

To apply, please submit your application including your CV, recent certificates as well as a brief cover letter (in total max. 20 MB).

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