Pact, a company that aids millions of poor and marginalized people discover and build their own solutions to better own their futures, is currently looking for a senior technical writer. Pact makes way for the creation of solutions that enable the poor and marginalized to earn a dignified livelihood and a healthier life.


  • Head the creation of high-quality proposals.
  • Facilitate technical brainstorming sessions for successful development of donor proposals.
  • Act as an editor of proposal documents and materials.
  • Lead or support preparation and delivery of proposal design workshops.
  • Ensure quick response rate to donor requirements.
  • Cooperation with the proposal manager, ensuring alignment between technical proposals, work plans, and cost proposals.
  • Aid partner selection & engagement.
  • Supervise a small team of technical writers and editors.
  • Support project teams in structuring and developing key documents.
  • Review, revise, and copy-edit project reports & deliverables.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in international development, communications, or related field.
  • At least 8 years of work experience in international development, or a relevant field.
  • At least 5-8 years of progressive experience developing and writing successful proposals of more than $2 million.
  • Experience writing successful USAID and, or DFID proposals
  • Experience in one or more of Pact’s technical areas.
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills.
  • Excellent management, communications, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with critical global development issues.
  • Ability to analyse and synthesize knowledge into high-quality proposal output.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously while still meeting deadlines and maintaining quality.

Preferred Qualities:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage high-volume work flow.
  • Experience managing a team of mid-level staff, including a mix of in-person and remote staff.
  • Experience with a range of public and private donors.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with a variety of people.
  • Experience in building staff writing skills.
  • Fluency in French or Spanish


November 30, 2018

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