Position Title: Proposal Writer/Developer

Activation Date: 19 May, 2024   Announced Date: 19 May, 2024   Expire Date: 19 June, 2024

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Business Development
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Payment Structure: A combination of i. A fixed fee will be paid for each completed proposal. ii. A percentage of the funds raised through successful proposals.
Vacancy Number: ABCO-0026
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: Afghan Bureau Collaboration Office
Years of Experience: 5+ years of proven relevant experience
Contract Duration: Duration of Assignment: This is a full-time position for an initial period of 12 months, with the possibility of extension based on performance.
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, International Development, or a related field.
Close date: 2024-06-19

About Afghan Bureau Collaboration Office:

Afghan Bureau Collaboration Office (ABCO) is a national Afghan NGO established in 1993. ABCO is operating in all regions of Afghanistan with a mission of national Food Security and Livelihood Resilience Building. For the last 27 years ABCO has been committed to its mission and has performed plenty of programs and projects with UN and international organizations. ABCO has a commitment of transparency and accountability with its partners and clients. Following a commitment of self-improvement, integrity and long-term engagement and support with its personnel and project staff.


Job Description:


The primary objective of this assignment is to engage a skilled Proposal Writer to develop high-quality project proposals that align with the organization's strategic goals and secure funding from various donors.

III.      Scope of Work

The Proposal Writer will be responsible for:

  • Researching potential funding opportunities and understanding donor requirements.
  • Writing and developing comprehensive project proposals, including but not limited to food security, agriculture, humanitarian aid, education, and cash distribution projects.
  • Working with RFPs, RFQs, ITBs, Synopses, Can Produces Presentations.
  • Collaborating with program staff to gather necessary information and data.
  • Creating budgets, logframes, and other necessary documentation.
  • Ensuring that all proposals are compliant with donor guidelines and submission requirements.
  • Reviewing and editing proposals to ensure clarity, coherence, and professionalism.
  • Assisting in the submission process and following up on the status of proposals.
  • Maintaining a database of all proposals and related documents.

III.      Deliverables

  • Detailed project proposals for specific funding opportunities.
  • Budgets and logframes associated with each proposal.
  • Reports on the status of proposals and feedback from donors.
  • A comprehensive database of proposals and supporting documents.

Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, International Development, or a related field.


5+ years of proven relevant experience.


  • 5+ years of proven experience in proposal writing, preferably in the NGO sector.
  • Having capability of writing proposals for UN agencies, USAID, Us embassy, international donors, and international NGOS.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Strong understanding of donor requirements and funding processes.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software.
  • Language:

  • Dari, Pashtoo and English is a must.

Submission Guideline:

Interested qualified candidates should submit their CVs with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience to the following email address:


Candidates must clearly write the Reference and Job Title in the subject of line otherwise your application will not be considered.

We have equal opportunities for male, female and those with disabilities, so we strongly encourage qualified female and those with disability candidates to apply.

We are committed to ethical standards, a safe and inclusive work environment. Our work is based on our values: Responsiveness, Equality, Impartiality, Social Justice, and Integrity.

ABCO has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of ABCO, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. ABCO also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. Therefore, all candidates will have background and reference checks, which are part of the recruitment process and will be conducted for the successful candidate.


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