Fresher Jobs – Partnership Development Officer at Alive Medical Services (AMS)

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Alive Medical Services (AMS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: USA (American)
Salary: Monthly Stipend of 550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and
passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative
solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected
after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through
heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in
Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About AMS:
Alive Medical Services (AMS) is a
recognized leader in providing innovative, comprehensive HIV treatment, support,
and care. Our community-based clinic, located in (Namuwongo) Kampala, serves
over 13,000 people, including children, adolescents, women, and men. AMS
provides all services free of charge in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. AMS
has received numerous international awards recognizing the clinic for providing
a wide range of high quality services.
Job Summary: The Partnership Development Officer will
play a focal role within the organization by working with senior management to
increase and diversify AMS’ funding sources and strategic partnerships. The
incumbent will be in charge of enabling and supporting the clinic’s continued
growth and provision of top quality care. The Partnership Development Officer
will work with leadership to continue developing and implementing a robust and
comprehensive resource mobilization plan. This will include: building and
strengthening partnerships with a wide variety of local and international
organizations; and increasing the diversity of funding sources, including identifying
new funding opportunities with governments, multilateral agencies, local and
international public and private donors and foundations, and developing online
fundraisers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Steer
the continued development and implementation of a robust and comprehensive
resource mobilization plan for AMS that prioritizes funding sustainability and
diversification
·        
Work
closely with AMS senior management to identify new funders at the local,
national, regional, and international level
·        
Develop
and submit written proposals to support AMS’ general budget and individual
programs (e.g. nutrition support and organic gardening program, EMTCT, and
youth programs etc.)
·        
Develop
and manage AMS’ online fundraisers
·        
Identify
new partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships to enhance AMS’ ability
to offer a comprehensive range of patient services (including income generation
groups, nutrition support and organic gardening program, and youth programs
etc.)
·        
Render
support in donor reporting and build the capacity of AMS staff in this area
·        
Work
closely with the Communication and Knowledge Management Officer to strengthen
fundraising efforts
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Career placement should hold a degree
in public health or development
·        
A
minimum of two years’ experience in resource mobilization/fundraising,
including proposal development, grant writing, and organizing online
fundraisers
·        
Broad
knowledge and understanding of the HIV/AIDS funding/donor landscape
·        
Prior
experience engaging with a range of donors, including governments, multilateral
agencies, and local and international public and private donors and foundations
·        
Prior
experience in resource mobilization/fundraising, including proposal
development, grant writing, and organizing online fundraisers
·        
Excellent
writing skills
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
·        
Strong
initiative and the ability to think creatively
·        
Ability
to work independently and as a member of a team
·        
Ability
to manage time and prioritize multiple projects and tasks
·        
The
candidate should be flexible, reliable, and committed to AMS’ vision and
mission
Job Terms and Conditions: Fellows will be provided with housing,
health insurance and a living stipend of $550/month. Additionally, fellows will
receive an award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year.
Flights to and from the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC
programming are included, including $600 in professional development funds.
Housing will be arranged in in Kampala, an urban center and capital of Uganda.
Note:
The living stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local
currency, as determined by the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by
the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express
interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016

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