Planet Aid seeks an experienced USAID Proposal Writer (PW) with specialty in the health sector. The PW will be part of a dynamic team of partnership specialists based in Elkridge, MD. The PW must have extensive experience in the USG grant process, as well as a sound track-record in being a lead writer on major USAID and/or CDC proposals, thus being able to develop technically complex PEPFAR proposals from start to finish. Technical experience in the area in integrated health is a plus, but not a requirement.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization and contribute to the expansion of community-led health programming in Sub Saharan Africa, implemented by local organizations – impacting millions of people.
The PW must be driven, highly organized, able to juggle multiple priorities at the same time and manage the proposal development process from start to finish.
Throughout the proposal development process, the PW will cooperate closely with field and country teams to gather needed information including indicators, CV's, etc. The PW will write and edit proposals, at times assisted by other grant writers, and will be responsible for delivering the final product to the relevant USG agency.
In addition to USAID proposal writing, the PW will carry out other New Business tasks, which may include:
At least one day a week will be spent at our corporate office in Elkridge, MD, while the rest can be virtual.
Planet Aid offers package includes paid life insurance, company-subsidized health and dental insurance, voluntary vision, and short-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, 401(k) plan and paid time off.
About Planet Aid:
Planet Aid is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is best known for its yellow bins that accept clothing and shoes to be reused and recycled. Due to its recycling program, Planet Aid is able to support development projects worldwide and is a registered Private Voluntary Organization (PVO) with the U.S. Agency for International Development. Planet Aid is also a member of the Humana People to People Federation, and it works with and supports other local member organizations in many developing countries.
Planet Aid is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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