NGO Finance Jobs – Grants and Fundraising Manager at African Palliative Care Association (APCA)

Grants and Fundraising Manager
Executive Director
Kampala, Uganda


The African Palliative Care
Association (APCA) is a young, dynamic and fast growing non-governmental
organisation leistered in Uganda with an Africa-wide mandate to promote and
support access to affordable and culturally appropriate palliative care
services for people with life-threatening illnesses, such as HIV/AIDS, cancer
and other non- communicable diseases, and their families. APCA exists to ensure
that palliative care is underpinned by evidence, widely understood and
integrated into all health systems in order to reduce pain and suffering across

The Grants
& Fundraising Manager will be responsible for the identification of
opportunities for developing new resources and new donor partnerships for APCA,
and expanding the grant development and fundraising portfolio, to ensure that
new opportunities are explored and developed.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participating
    in the strategic analysis and planning processes that result in the
    development of implementation plans and budget for APCA activities; in
    particular, analysing the resourcing and partnership implications of plans
    and identifying possible new sources of funds and collaborations.
  • Implementation
    and review of APCA’s sustainability framework , developing and
    implementing an annual fundraising strategy, identifying and maximizing
    opportunities to generating and securing both restricted and un restricted
    funding for APCA
  • Leading
    the development of fundraising information and materials to support donor
    partnership development in line with the APCA Partnership Framework.
  • Managing
    the grants and fundraising database
  • To
    manage and develop the membership programme as a funding source for APCA.
  • Collaborating
    with the Director of Resources to undertake regular cost reviews and
    analysis of APCA’s resources to identify gaps for funding.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in a development related field
  • At least 5 years experience in
    Grants and fundraising management
  • Proven
    experience in corporate, trust and event fundraising
  • Proven
    record of raising funds Ability to develop relationships with corporate
    partners and trusts.
  • Exceptional
    organizational project management and administrative skills
  • Personality
    and confidence to build lasting relationships with funders.
  • Strong
    oral and written communication skills

to apply:

APCA will offer a
competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience for each post.

Please send your full CV,
covering letter, copies of academic certificates and the names of two referees
addressed to: Executive Director, African Palliative Care Association, P.O. Box
72518, Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver at plot 95 Dr Gibbons Road, Makindye.
Closing date for the receipt of applications is 27th January, 2013. Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. To receive a full job description for each post and for more
information about APCA, please contact us through info@africanpalliativecare.orgor
visit our website at

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