Fundraising and Partnership Coordinator, Kampala, Uganda
Objectives of the Position
The Fundraising and Partnership coordinator will support the overall country grant acquisition, partnership and management strategy and lead the development and realization of the resource mobilization strategy in the country in close collaboration with the Country Director.
Support the development and implementation of the Country fund raising strategy by actively participating in the preparation of the country office plans and budgets to ensure conformity with the country strategic plan and organizational grant acquisition guidelines.
Effectively communicate the organization's strategies, cultivating and managing donor/partner relationships, and providing opportunities for cooperation, networking, alliance-building.
Identify and analyze funding opportunities originating in country and scope potential partnerships to complement and strengthen the country office's program portfolio.
Coordinate and lead market study, donor mapping and country office plan to ensure strong fundraising pipeline.
At least 7-10 years' experience in Business Development and/or grant acquisition and management preferable in an International development or humanitarian organization.
Demonstrated experience in fundraising and donor's expectation management.
Familiar with the fundraising environment with proven knowledge of consortiums, partnerships, and related national applicable legal rules and regulations.
Demonstrable proposal writing and budgeting competencies with evidence of successful awards in the past 5 years from major donors.
Qualities and key skills
High skills in office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.);