Development Projects Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with Experience



Application Deadline



1 Snow Hill
United Kingdom


Location: London preferred

Working Hours: 35 hours a week (UK based)



The MSC’s growing fundraising team is seeking to hire a full-time Development Projects Manager, preferably based in our London office, and reporting to the Senior Partnership Manager. The post holder will play a direct role in engaging and working with key foundation donors in order to manage existing project-based support and help the MSC engage new donors around project-based work aligned with the MSC’s mission. In addition, the successful candidate will also support the fundraising team on donor stewardship of existing funders with project reporting, grant budgeting and proposal writing.

We are looking specifically for candidates with strong skills in project management and reporting, international experience, funder relations, and donor stewardship. If you have such experience, we want to hear from you.

Your past successes include working with diverse stakeholders, demonstrating strong analysis skills and systematic problem solving, with a keen eye for detail. Along with excellent written and oral communication skills, you are well-organised, highly productive, people-centred and outcome focused.

About Us

The MSC operates the world’s most recognised fisheries certification and eco-labelling programme. We celebrate, promote and add value to sustainable fisheries and through the leadership of our partners, create market incentives to encourage other fisheries to improve the way they fish the oceans. Over 300 fisheries around the world, landing 12% of the annual global harvest, are now engaged at some stage of the MSC’s independent assessment process. MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.

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Application process: If interested please click ''apply now'' below: we will need the following information

  • A cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the roles, responsibilities, and requirements detailed in the job specification and include information on your salary expectations, and your right to work in the UK; and 
  • A copy of your current CV. 
  • Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. The subject of your email should read: Development Projects Manager

NOTE: Applications must be received by the 17 September 2018 of 09:00am (BST)



Competitive salary commensurate with pay level. For UK-based staff, the MSC offers a contributory pension scheme (employer’s contribution 9%, employee’s contribution 6%) and a Death in Service insurance benefit equal to four times annual salary. Employees are entitled to join Tier 2 of the pension scheme on satisfactory completion of their probation period.

Level of Language Proficiency

Demonstrated excellence in spoken communication and presentation skills with a diverse range of people.

Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English essential; a second relevant language is desirable.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree