Country Fundraising Lead Career Vacancy – BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd

Job Title:     Country Fundraising Lead
Organisation: BRAC Uganda
Microfinance Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
BRAC Uganda
Microfinance Ltd is the largest microfinance operation in Uganda covering 110
districts through 136 networked branches targeting micro, small and medium
entrepreneurs of Uganda. BRAC boasts of promoting financial inclusion by
extending financial services to the un-served and underserved, now with over
160,000 borrowing clients, over 100Bn loan book with 99.3% recovery rate,
operationally and financially self sustaining.
Job Summary: The Country
Fundraising Lead will manage the development and management of fundraising
functions as well as raise and manage funds for BRAC Uganda’s programmes. The
incumbent will be responsible for developing procedures, tools and systems
necessary for the implementation of the overall fundraising strategy to meet
country goals; identify and secure new sustainable sources of funding and
relationships with donors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Build and strengthen working relationships with BRAC
International’s existing donors
Searching for new funding opportunities/donors to
sustain country strategies
Oversee proposal development process in consultation
with the relevant programme heads, the head office and BRAC International
affiliates based on country context and donor requirements
Develop systems for knowledge management and
database building of relevant content and streamline current processes
Effective partnership explore/build up with other
organisation (NGO/INGO) for joint proposal development
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in
development studies or relevant field preferred
Results-driven with demonstrated success in major
fundraising campaigns
Broad knowledge and understanding of public
engagement strategies and innovations
Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment
to poverty eradication, global justice, social change, and gender equality
Energetic, entrepreneurial, proactive with excellent
relationship and influencing skills
Demonstrated excellence in communication and in
working with diverse groups of people
Proven ability to work in a flexible, changing
environment and perform effectively under pressure
Excellent report writing skills
Excellent written and spoken English with additional
language skills preferred
Well networked in relevant stakeholder communities
How to Apply: 
The external
candidates must email their updated CVs with a letter of interest mentioning
educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary to:
All internal
candidates must apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in
detail with BRAC PIN and email to
Please clearly
indicate the name of the position and AD# BI 05/15 in the subject bar.
NB: Only complete applications will be accepted and
short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 15th October, 2015

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