Programme Funding Manager – NGO

Organisation: NGO
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Risk
About US:
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an HR Consultancy company that seeks
to recruit for its valuable client in the NGO sector.
Job Summary: The Programme
Funding Manager will be responsible for increasing programme funding by:
  • Developing a clear understanding of the
    organisation’s work in Uganda and Africa, and the context and policy
    framework within which it works.
  • Networking to build new contacts, to
    maintain excellent relationships with donors, and to develop positive
    partnerships with other organisations for project implementation and joint
    funding bids.
  • Developing an understanding of the wider
    aims, strategic objectives and policies of donors and government.
  • Conducting prospect research into
    potential donors and partners to identify new funding opportunities for
    the organisation in Uganda and other countries.
  • Working closely with the organisation and
    Group staff to develop excellent funding applications that include clear logical
    frameworks, well written narrative proposals and full cost recovery
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The prospective employee should hold a
    relevant Master’s Degree
  • Prior working experience in the
    development and use of logical frameworks for project planning 
  • Significant
    experience of managing large funding contracts from donors
  • Experience of developing funding proposals
    for institutional and other donors.
  • Prior experience of preparing and
    reporting against financial budgets
  • Past experience of networking with donors
    and partners
  • Past experience of Salesforce, or similar
    databases including data entry and creating reports.
  • Computer literacy i.e. data management
    systems, Microsoft Office suite particularly Power-point for presentations
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications enclosing curriculum vitae, copies of academic, professional
certificates and contact addresses of three referees. Applications should be
sent by post, courier, hand delivery or e-mail to the following address; The
Director Executive Recruitments, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4thFloor, DTB
Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 25th May
2015 by 5PM

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