Resource Mobilization Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

AMREF

Job Summary
Reporting to Head of Programmes, The Resource Mobilization Manager is responsible for overall oversight andcoordination of donor engagement and all fundraising and proposal writing. S/he uses an entrepreneurial approach inworking with staff from Amref Health Africa in Uganda (including programme, finance, fundraising, and M&E) todevelop and submit high quality institutional and high value donor proposals and tender bids that are aligned withdefined priorities, demonstrate impact, and offer value for money. S/he is proactive in identifying new and nontraditionalsources of funding from a range of institutional donors and working to leverage Amref Health Africa’sfunding prospects. S/he builds the capacity of Amref Health Africa in Uganda staff to develop and manage strategicconsortium partnerships with other NGOs and private sector organizations where appropriate. S/he will also overseethe development and implementation of Amref Health Africa in Uganda’s Fundraising Strategy and Operational Plan.

How to apply
Please send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda. Emails should not exceed 2MB

Responsibilities
1. Organizational Development, Strategy and Communication

As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), participate in SMT meetings and contribute to theoverall development, implementation and review of the Amref Health Africa in Uganda, Country Strategy,Fundraising Strategy and Plan.
Maintain positive working relationships with SMT members and ensure there is effective coordination of all activities
Represent Amref Health Africa In Uganda internally and provide inputs to all fundraising related activitieswhen required, including participation on task forces, training courses and conferences
Develop a Fundraising Strategy and Operational Plan that meets the strategic requirements of the CSP inconsultation with the Country Director and key programme staff.

2. Donor Engagement and partnership building
Networking, updating, and liaising with key in-country and international donors
Provide effective coordination for the establishment of proposal development working groups withrepresentatives from key stakeholders within and outside Amref Health Africa
Advise programme and programme quality teams, finance, working groups on relevant donorrequirements/compliance, potential funding opportunities, changes in donor priorities and ensuring qualitygrant management for all related projects.
Act as the interface between finance and programme quality teams to ensure grant compliance
Ensure fundraising staff have individual work plans and up to date development plans

3. Institutional and High Value Fundraising
Building strong relationships with fundraising staff in Funding Affiliates and liaise with them on allfundraising-related communications.
Work closely with all the Funding Affiliates and relevant programme departments to ensure high quality andtimely submission of proposals and concept notes, Project Report/Project Progress Reports to donors andfunding affiliate
With support from programme team and Country Director identify and facilitate opportunities for relationshipbuilding with key donors
Develop and manage strategic consortium partnerships with appropriate CSOs, academic organisations andprivate sector firms to leverage Amref Health Africa In Uganda’s chances of success in competitive calls forproposals and tender bids
Coordinate and oversee efforts to secure co-financing for all institutional and high value grants
General Information
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Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Manager (team leader)
Job Requirements
Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Grant and fund management; Business strategy; Operative planning; Partnerships; Lobbying, advocacy; Management of financial resources; Project implementation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)