World Vision International NGO Jobs – Resource Mobilisation Officer

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to:  Senior Business Development Officer
About WVI:
World Vision International
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization (NGO)
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.”
Job Summary:  The Resource Mobilisation Officer will be
responsible for leveraging for resources, skills, knowledge and experience of
public and private partner organizations at the national and local levels in
support of the implementation of the World Vision National Office objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Render support to the Programme Development Division
in the acquisition of new grants and monitoring opportunities by researching on
donor websites, newspaper postings and through Support Offices.
Steer engagement of local collaborations with the
corporate world, embassies and any other local engagement opportunity
Work closely with World Vision Uganda technical
specialists and Support Offices to develop high quality and innovative
Act as overall coordinator between Support Offices,
partners, Quality Assurance and Integrated Programmes during the design process
until project start up.
Routinely review and improve concepts to proposal
Initiate new proposals based on relevant identified
local opportunities for proposals with the Corporate, Embassies, High Commissions
and academia institutions
Develop and maintain strong relationships with
principal donors with specific reference to in-country embassies, High
Commissions, and the Corporate and understand emerging priorities
Carry out resource mapping and develop strong and
effective working relationships with Public and Private Partner (PPP)
organizations, including understanding their interests and capabilities and
come up with possible partner mapping for Corporate, Embassies/ High
Commissions which should lead the campaign for local donor acquisition,
cultivation, retention and increased visibility and image building
The incumbent will support the Division in
identifying strategic partners to strengthen World Vision Ugandas position in
bidding for new awards
Identify and Profile other strategic partnerships in
Uganda and conduct due diligence exercises for partners involved in new
proposal development. Ensure that partner relations are maintained and
Work closely with communication and programme
department on the message, products and processes (marketing tool) to be used
in approaching potential donors contribute aligned ideas for branding for the
organization in order to gain sufficient and well placed visibility and
Conduct resource mapping and develop strong and effective
working relationships with Public and Private Partner (PPP) organizations,
which exceed the life of the grant.
Actively monitor and evaluate progress and impact of
the PPP relationships/projects and their contribution to the NO objectives.
Prepare and submit reports on PPP engagement, and
project progress to internal and external stakeholders, Government and donors.
Actively facilitate regular update to the PPP
partners on branded events to build partner confidence and visibility
Deliver Capacity building skills with NO and ADPs
for local branding and engagement
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Senior
Business Development Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Resource
Mobilization Officer should hold a University Degree in Management,
Development, or related field. Possession of a Post-Graduate Diploma in a relevant
field, master degree in a relevant field is an asset
At least four years’ experience, preferably in an
international non-Government organization.
Detailed knowledge and experience in project design
and proposal writing to a high standard.
Comprehensive understanding of major donors, Embassy
and Corporate perspectives, requirements and standards.
NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals.
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.
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: 4th September, 2015.
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