WINGS is hiring a Senior Regional Associate for Africa: Apply Now!! (remote working in Sub-Saharan Africa)

WINGS: Elevating Philanthropy

WINGS is a network of philanthropy development and support organisations committed to
ensuring philanthropy reaches its fullest potential as a catalyst for social progress. Our growing
community of thought leaders and changemakers includes over 200 member organisations
across 60 countries.
Our goal is to encourage collaboration and ignite potential — to rally philanthropic actors
everywhere to build a more just, equitable, and healthy world and support the achievement of
the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Application Deadline: February 2nd, 2024

Job Summary

As we embark on the journey outlined in the WINGS 2023-2027 Strategic Plan, and in response
to the invaluable insights garnered from our 2022 Membership Survey and ongoing feedback
mechanisms, it has become evident that our members demand enhanced and more tailored
support to achieve a collective network impact. This imperative underscores the need to
develop regionally-focused workstreams and tighter integration of our programmes and
activities facilitated through regional representation.

The Senior Regional Associate for Africa will work directly and team up with the Regional
Coordinator for Africa to help WINGS be closer to its members in the region and support them in
engaging in WINGS’ activities.

Main areas of responsibility will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support during the entire regional project cycle (design, implementation, evaluation) of the Ecosystems work of WINGS, including mappings for the philanthropy support ecosystems (PSEs), roadmaps, regional events, etc.
  • Follow a detailed project plan to track progress and support the implementation of all the activities related to the regional work in Africa.
  • Support the management curation of content and knowledge production for events, activities, and publications as needed.
  • Support the design and implementation of webinars, online meetings, and in-person events connected to the regional work.
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation process of all projects and initiatives in Africa.
  • Support the flow of administrative and contractual communications with sub-contractors and consultants.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including grant reports, work plans, presentations, and other project-related documents or publications as needed.
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  • Liaise with the WINGS members and support the development of communities of practice and working groups.
  • Participate in strategic conversations with WINGS stakeholders when assigned.
  • Attend meetings on behalf of WINGS.
  • Grant management support: Prepare user-friendly reports and task reminders and ensure their functionality to support WINGS’ activities. Follow up with internal or external colleagues as needed to ensure timely completion of all proposal review and grants management tasks.
  • Work in collaboration with staff, member organisations, consultants, and partners to ensure the successful execution of the programs. Contribute to advancing the overall mission of WINGS.


This is a consultant position with a full-time dedication (40 hours per week). A successfulcandidate will have the following:

  • Citizen of and based in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree.
  • Fluency in English, including good writing skills. Fluency in French is desirable.
  • Project management experience.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a remote team.
  • Global mindset: openness to and awareness of cultural and geographic diversity.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication, and the ability to build relationships with a broad range of actors.
  • Experience working under deadlines and meeting scheduled deliverables.
  • Proficiency in using computers and database systems, including online tools like Zoom, Miro, Asana, etc.
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience.
  • This position may require some travelling.

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, CV, and compensation expectations (in USD
dollars) as one PDF attachment in English by email to [email protected], by
February 2nd, 2024. Please write the position name in the subject line. Applicants are
encouraged to apply before the deadline.

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