International Partnership Manager

Trias is an international development NGO working in 14 countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. The Brussels office of Trias is based in the centre of Brussels, Belgium. We partner with member-based organizations (MBOs) to improve the enabling environment for small enterprise development and to support their members-entrepreneurs. We also facilitate worldwide exchange and cooperation between MBOs.


You coordinate and strategically steer Resource Mobilisation  (RM), partnership building and proposal writing within the framework of the Trias´ Resource Mobilisation strategy. You will act as team coordinator for the Partnerships and International Profiling team (PIP- four team members). You closely collaborate with the other 3 team coordinators within the department, and the Resource Mobilisation coordinators in our regional and country offices worldwide. You report to the Head of Department Programmes & Partnerships.


  1. Coordination of Resource Mobilisation
  • Coordinate the creation and implementation of both the institutional and regional fundraising action plans
  • Identify and track relevant upcoming funding opportunities of targeted donors through advance intelligence gathering, partner relationships, and other available resources
  • Represent Trias’ international partnerships interests at relevant meetings, events, and within resource mobilization or donor-specific peer networks
  • Support the development and implementation of a private sector international fundraising strategy
  • Facilitate & monitor the capacity building of the Trias IFR team


  1. Ensuring the strategic steering and the quality of the operations of the PIP team
  • Coaching of the team members PIP
  • Coordination of proposal writing
  • Participate in Team lead meetings P&P
  • Strategic steering of processes
  • Contribute to the policy making of P&P
  • Assure the operational planning, budgeting and reporting

Job Qualifications

  • Master degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent practical experience in related field or at least five years’ work experience in fundraising environment
  • Proven team coaching and coordination skills
  • Demonstrable experience developing new business models for resource mobilization at the level of private actors (major donors, companies and foundations) – including the identification, preparation and follow-up of multi and bilateral donor funded contracts.
  • Understanding of multiple donor policies and procedures such as USAID, EU, US- and other Foundations; and international development Agencies
  • Advanced professional and business writing and editing skills
  • Fluent in English, Dutch and French. Advanced skills in Spanish are an asset
  • Strong organizational skills that demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work collegially under strict deadlines pressure and handle multiple work assignments
  • Ability to learn quickly, demonstrate critical thinking and make situation-appropriate decisions using sound judgment
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Competent research and analytical skills

Our Offer

  • A dynamic, international context, office location in the heart of Brussels . Remote work is possible
  • A market-competitive salary, final classification is done based on the number of Years Relevant Experience
  • A comprehensive package of secondary benefits (including meal vouchers, laptop, mobile phone, ..)
  • Gross Salary: € 4.272,10 (5 years relevant experience) – € 5.601,88 (35 years relevant experience)
  • Open-ended contract
  • Flexible working hours and flexible office attendance

How to apply

  • Your written application, with motivation letter and CV and the contact details of at least 1 reference, is expected by email:
  • More information on the job:, information on the procedure or working conditions :
  • Deadline for applying is 04 February 2022
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