World Vision Charity Jobs – Donor Liaison Officer

Organisation: World
Reports to:  Program Manager Operations
Duty Station: Kampala,
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Cultivate,
    maintain and service relationship between World Vision USA major and
    midlevel donors and the Support Office (Uganda.)
  • Actively
    coordinate WVUS Major and Mid-level donors and church partners by
    providing timely responses to Donor queries per Donor request.
  • Develop
    and steer the implementation of capacity building programs to ensure
    Country program staff understand and are involved in engagements with
    Major and Mid-Level Donors and Churches from WVUS.
  • Technically
    support and build the capacity of ADP teams in developing high impact
    stories and materials
  • Travel
    to USA to support fundraising efforts through presentations to selected
    donor constituencies, such as USA churches, Rotary Clubs and other
    specified forums as well as Contribute to profiling WV Uganda during
    presentations to Donors.
  • Compile
    and Submit all impact stories and videos for each Sector under the For
    Every Child Campaign.
  • Coordinate
    with WVUS Vision trip managers to Host Vision Trips in Uganda by
    mobilizing key stakeholders and carrying out Area Development Programs
    pre-visits before the Donors come.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    World Vision Donor Liaison Officer should hold a Bachelor Degree required
    with preference in Communications, Community Development, or related field
    of study required
  • Skilled
    in personal computing, email and general office productivity software
    (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and other programs for uploading and
    downloading information
  • At
    least minimal experience with still photography, videography, and story
    writing style of communication
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of transformational/community development
  • Understanding
    of transformational development and ability to translate technical
    language into language that is easily understandable by donors required
  • Possess
    excellent communication and public relations skills with strong English
    language capability (written and oral) and ability to clearly communicate
    complex ideas and principles required
  • Past
    experience with personal computing, email and general office productivity
    software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) required
  • Experience
    hosting or working with US groups of donors or visitors highly preferred
  • Past
    experience with non-government organization preferred
  • English
    writing experience with a news agency, marketing organization, NGO or
    International organization preferred
  • Prior
    technical experience with video and still photography preferred
  • High
    level of cross-cultural interpersonal skill, personal maturity, and proven
    ability to influence multiple stakeholders preferred
  • Possess
    the ability to handle multiple responsibilities at the same time preferred
  • Must
    be available for significant travel time to projects
  • Mature
    Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.”
NB: Please
follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 9th January, 2015. 

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