Lead consulting activities

Contract length: 6 months (renewable)

Date needed by: ASAP

New post or replacement: New position

Type of contract: Consultant

Fees: 25.000 – 36000/year euros depending on experience.

Exact job location: Madrid – remote application will be considered

Reports to: CEO

Responsible For:Developing Relief Applications core activities (Consulting)

Who we are

Relief Applications is a young European company whose mission is to deliver innovative IT solutions for humanitarian organisations. Relief Applications has created and developed an Emergency Response management platform to help organisations respond to crises in the fastest and ‘most economical’ way possible (https://emalsys.net). We also develop mobile apps for various organisations, including the UN, and provide consulting services. We are looking for a motivated person to join the team, bring new ideas and innovate.

  • Manage and develop consulting services:
  • The Lead consulting activities will be part of a highly efficient and motivated team. She/he will manage the process for securing funding including but not limited to: Identifying new opportunities; coordinating proposal development and approval process, and ensuring the timely submission of grants. In addition, he/she will assist in writing and program design, as needed, for privately funded concept papers and proposals.

    • Design and submit proposal
    • Maintain working knowledge of Relief Applications programs and areas of technical expertise
    • Good writing skills (English)
    • Conversational French – Fluent in English
    • Participate in the implementation of on-going projects
    • Input into proposals and reporting processes,
    • Identify staff and/or consultant to participate in new projects
    • Set up a consultant roster
    • Undertake all duties and projects as may be assigned from time to time

  • By extension of the above tasks, the senior Project Manager will be responsible of the following:
    • Customer relationship management
      • The Lead consulting activities will have the responsibility to maintain excellent relations with our clients and partners, answer all their questions in a timely manner, take into account their requests and transfer them to the IT teams (for IT related projects), set up calls to discuss projects, follow up on the progresses of the projects, describe results, communicate clearly and efficiently on our work, translating tech input into business output.
    • Support to business development
      • The Lead consulting activities will be working closely with the lead developer to write proposals. He/she will have to read carefully the job descriptions and to write a proposal that describe precisely how we can respond to the requirements. He/she will also need to help coordinate the work flow with potential additional resources (external consultants) and/or take part in first person (according to skills and availability) in ad hoc missions.
Profile requested:
  • Education:
    • Master’s Degree in Business, Development Studies, or Economics/li>
  • Experience
    • Minimum 5 years experience working overseas in private sector or development
    • Emergency response experience or knowledge
  • Skills required:
    • Proven ability to link programmes to the private sector
    • Project management
    • Project management
    • Good writing skills (English)
    • Conversational French – Fluent in English
  • Attitude:
    • Be a strong team player with a can do attitude
    • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
    • Possess strong proven delegation, time management and prioritising skills
    • Effective networking abilities
    • The post may imply occasional travelling to developing countries following the needs of current projects.
How to apply

Please send:

  • Your CV
  • A 2 pages explaining what can you bring to Relief Apps and why we should consider you (be creative!)
  • to: Raphael Bonnaud – career@reliefapplications.org. Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.

    Due to the nature of this position, only candidates legally eligible to work in the EU may apply. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


Location: Madrid, Remote application will be considered

Job Type: Full time