We are looking to fill the role of Accountant-Head, Resource Mobilization Officer to oversee the overall activities related to mobilization of resources, grants management, funding needs and gaps, and the awards process;
Maintain project calendars and milestones;
Analyze information on project activities and monitor progress towards targets using various project management databases.
The qualified person will:
Manage the resource mobilization plan and activities of the Foundation
Develop fund generation and resource mobilization work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan,
In collaboration with the foundation's leadership and Heads of Programs, map resource needs and develop resource mobilization strategies
Keep up to date with the donor landscape, priorities and trends and work to identify new donors (including governments, foundations, individuals and industry)
Coordinate and actively participate in the preparation, writing and submissions of grant proposals
Establish guidelines and procedures for proposal development and monitoring that ensure effective coordination for resource mobilization, the approval of grant agreements, projecting and addressing financing gaps.
Work with technical and communications teams to ensure communications and program objectives and activities are consistent with programmatic goals and resource mobilization needs
To take the lead in identifying funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with the program team.
Develop concept notes, proposals and budgets which drive the achievement of the foundation's strategic plan and align with donor priorities.
Provide other support as required in the implementation of the Resource Mobilization Strategy.
Support teams to ensure compliance on donor and other financial requirements, including ensuring timely and quality reporting
Advise and manage the Foundation's endowment
Promote and enhance existing partnerships and collaborations
Manage and oversee the Account unit functions.
Key Qualifications and Experience Required
Degree from a recognized university in Economics, Finances, International Development or any other relevant Field.
MBA or ICAN is an added Advantage
High level experience of at least 5 years with fund-raising/resource mobilization in international development with demonstrable success in resource mobilization
Ability to work with donors as well as manage and build strategic donor relations; sound understanding of the donor financing landscape and processes;
Ability to work on performance-based targets for fundraising;
Excellent spoken and written English is essential, with experience in proposal development
Ability to work with a range of stakeholders, from industry, civil society, governments and international organizations.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their professional CV and Cover Letters to: email@example.com using the "Job Title" as subject of the email.