Resource Mobilization Officer – International Community of Women Living with HIV/ AIDS East Africa

Organization: International Community of Women Living with HIV/
AIDS East Africa
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programmes Manager          
About US:
International Community of Women living with HIV/AIDS East Africa is a
regional advocacy network and membership based organisation. ICW Eastern Africa
exists to give visibility to women living with HIV in Eastern Africa. ICW
Eastern Africa believes that gender inequalities and the lack of sexual &
reproductive health & rights for women are at the heart of the HIV
Job Summary:  The Resource
Mobilization Officer will primarily be responsible for the development and
implementation of the ICWEA Resource Mobilization Strategy
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly review and implementation of ICWEA
    Resource Mobilisation Strategy;
  • Initiate and establish relationships with
    donors at the National, Regional and International levels and lead in
    programmes that will facilitate this;
  • Research and analyse donor calls for
    funding applications including expressions of interest and requests for
  • Offer technical support and guidance in
    grant proposal development to the programme team members;
  • Raise an agreed amount within the contract
  • Develop innovative approaches in
    mobilizing non-financial resources locally and internationally; and
    develop a strategy for obtaining this regularly;
  • Develop and execute pitches and strategies
    to reach funder segments, including creating supporting materials such as
    funding proposals;
  • Effectively link donor interests with the
    organization’s Strategic and Programmatic priorities;
  • Work in consultation with the programmes,
    field, and other staff to provide seamless service and information to
    donors and prospects.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should possess a good
    University degree in Economics, Social sciences or related development
    field. Possession of a Masters’ degree in development, management, or a
    related development field is desirable;
  • At least five years of relevant
    professional experience in a related field and in non-profit resource
  • Excellent track record in fundraising and
    resource mobilization at local, regional and international levels;
  • Broad awareness of current issues in the
    field of development, and donor funding opportunities;
  • Proven computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft
    software including MS Word processing, Power point presentation, Excel
    spreadsheets, e-mail and web-based research; use of virtual office
    applications will be an added advantage;
  • Possess excellent networking and
    partnership building skills with experience in networking with local and
    international NGOs, CSOs, donors, Ministry-level partners, and other
  • Working knowledge of various donor
    requirements and proven ability to develop and write winning grants
  • Extensive knowledge in Programme planning,
    design development and management;
  • Proven ability in grant management
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in
    a multidisciplinary team environment;
  • Highly dynamic, self-motivated and ability
    to work independently;
  • Be a good team builder and player.
  • The ideal candidate should possess an
    excellent command of written and spoken English (knowledge of Swahili and
    or French will be an added advantage);
NB: Women living with
HIV are encouraged to apply
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a letter
of interest, updated CV, copies of your transcripts and two professional
references to: or hand
deliver to:
International Community of Women Living with HIV/ AIDS East Africa,
Plot 1106 Senge, Wakiso
P.O. Box 32252, Kampala
Tel; +256392947313,+256414531913
Deadline: 31st March 2015

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