Consultant - Lead Writer BHA Mega Grant - Remote Programs Anywhere, United States
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Mercy Corps submitted a Concept Note to the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance and expects to be invited for a full proposal. Given the size of the program, multiple sectors, and current team workload there is a need for additional support.
Purpose / Project Description:
The Consultant will be tasked with working closely with Mercy Corps DRC and HQ teams to write the full proposal based on field assessments, input from technical experts, and a design process to address CN comments. The consultant’s primary output will be a final draft of the technical narrative of the BHA Mega Grant proposal.
Support Provided by Mercy Corps
From HQ, in addition to support from the Proposal Lead and coordinator, the Consultant will be provided with technical support in proposal development, Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance, and WASH. From DRC, the consultant will be provided with technical support in M&E, MPCA, WASH, Agriculture, and other required technical areas.
Review the BHA guidelines Adapt Mercy Corps BHA Full Proposal Template to include all sectors and other required information. Participate in relevant proposal development meetings as outlined by the Team Lead. Draft full proposal, and together with Team Lead work with team members and partners advising on proposal inputs and sections, to ensure completion of drafts according to the proposal workplan. Together with the Team Lead, manage draft review processes, including coordinating and integrating input from reviewers. Agree with Team Lead and DRC Management on Reviewers