Zambia: Resource Moblization and Partnerships Officer

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

Position Overview:

The Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Officer will be based in Lusaka and will work closely with the network of PPAZ branches to develop resource mobilization strategies and identify opportunities to enhance branch fundraising potential. The fellow will be responsible for strengthening donor relations and will represent the organization at meetings and strategic gatherings to raise the profile of PPAZ’s work. The Resource Mobilization and Partnership Officer will work closely with the Resource Mobilization Committee to strengthen local income generation strategies and execute fundraising events.

Responsibilities:

Grant Proposal Management

  • Provide project management for the grant application process, including primary responsibility for narrative development and timely submission of grant applications
  • Work with PPAZ management to identify potential funders and develop written proposals for funding various components of PPAZ’s work
  • Travel for development purposes, as needed

Relationship Building

  • Enhance and position the PPAZ brand strategically to increase funding and resource generation capabilities
  • Respond to requests and invitations to strategic forums for networking, relationships, capacity, and rapport building
  • Represent the organization at strategic gatherings to clearly articulate PPAZ’s position on matters regarding sexual and reproductive health
  • Develop a directory of all potential funders, donors, and corporations with their contact information

Planning and Reporting Activities

  • Undertake work plans, involving donors and critical stakeholders, for all new projects to ensure consensus and alignment
  • Assist with data analysis for donor reporting

Desired Skills and Experience:
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Demonstrated fundraising experience*
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills*
  • Project management and leadership experience*
  • Strong relationship and rapport-building skills*
  • Sound financial management skills*
  • Experience using social media for promotional purposes*
  • Experience writing grant applications or proposals
  • Experience managing donor databases
  • Experience working with or knowledge of sexual and reproductive health
  • Capable of using a collaborative, team-oriented approach to projects

How to apply:

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

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