Global Funding Officer International NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:      Global Funding Officer
Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Regional
Representative of the Great Lakes
About US:
(DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely with church-based as well as
secular NGOs in Uganda and in the Great Lakes region. Their programmes cover
two main areas: Active Citizenship with a strong focus on good governance and
democratization, and Food Security including Humanitarian and Transitional
Responses to conflict and natural disaster. DanChurchAid has supported
emergency relief and development programmes in Uganda since 1979. DanChurchAid
works through partners and with a gender-inclusive rights-based approach, which
is mainstreamed throughout all DanChurchAid programme types as well as within
the organization.
Job Summary: The Global
Funding Officer will support DanChurchAid through the provision of support in fundraising
and increasing donor income of its Great Lakes Regional Office in Uganda. The Global
Funding Officer will serve as the focal point and will be responsible for
timely proposal development – together with partner organisations and technical
staff of DCA – ensuring that proposals meet the requirements of international
donors as well as ensuring appropriate grants management of international funded
projects. The Global Funding Officer will render support in building relations
to and in increasing visibility of the DCA-GLRO office among donors, and
ensuring that international donor funded projects meet the visibility and
communication requirements of the donor(s). The Global Funding Officer will build
the competence of DanChurchAid GLRO staff and partners to do their own
fundraising from international as well as country based donors.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a university
degree in international development or other related social sciences.
Proven track record and experience in proposal
development and writing.
Working knowledge of handling contracts of
international donors including EU, USAID as well as other institutional donors
Skilled to liaise and raise the profile of DCA with
Possess excellent interpersonal and communication
skills, and capacity to work with a partner-based approach.
Flexible, pro-active, self-motivated and good at
coordinating and organizing own work as well as that of the team.
Keen attention to detail.
Excellent English writing skills.
Working knowledge of and experience with private
sector partnerships an absolute advantage.
Working knowledge of DCA’s programmatic areas is an
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs
and cover letters explaining suitability for this post, including three
work-related referees and copies of certificates to the following email: application@ppg.co.ug. Please clearly
indicate “GFO-DCA” in the subject field.
Deadline: 22nd November 2015
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