Uganda: Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer

Organization: Global Health Corps
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

Position Overview:

The Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will fill an important role within the organization by working with senior management to increase and diversify Alive Medical Services’ funding sources and strategic partnerships. This position is important in enabling and supporting the clinic’s continued growth and provision of top quality care.

The Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will work with leadership to continue developing and implementing a robust and comprehensive resource mobilization plan. This may include building and strengthening partnerships with a wide variety of local and international organizations; increasing the diversity of funding sources, including identifying new funding opportunities with governments, multilateral agencies, local and international public and private donors and foundations; and developing online fundraisers.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the continued development and implementation of a robust and comprehensive resource mobilization plan for Alive Medical Services that prioritizes funding sustainability and diversification
  • Work with Alive Medical Services senior management to identify new funders at the local, national, regional, and international level
  • Develop and submit concept notes, letters of interest, written proposals etc. to support Alive Medical Services’ general budget and individual programs (e.g. EMTCT, pediatric and youth programs, nutrition support and organic gardening program, etc.)
  • Develop and manage Alive Medical Services’ online fundraisers
  • Identify new partnerships/relationships and strengthen existing partnerships/relationships to enhance Alive Medical Services’ ability to offer a comprehensive range of patient services (community-based ART, cervical cancer screening, services for key populations etc.)
  • Assist with donor reporting and build the capacity of Alive Medical Services staff in this area
  • Work with the Communications and Knowledge Management Officer to strengthen fundraising efforts
    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, non-profit management or related field*

  • Experience in resource mobilization/fundraising (e.g. proposal development, grant writing, and/or organizing online fundraisers)*

  • Excellent writing skills*

  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills*

  • Strong initiative and the ability to think creatively*

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team*

  • Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple projects and tasks*

  • The candidate should be flexible, reliable, and committed to Alive Medical Services’ vision and mission*

  • Minimum two years of experience in resource mobilization/fundraising, including proposal development, grant writing, and organizing online fundraisers

  • A good understanding of the HIV/AIDS funding and donor landscape

  • Experience engaging with a range of donors, including governments, multilateral agencies, and local and international public and private donors and foundations

How to apply:

To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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