Partnership Building and Resource Mobilization Officer NGO Jobs – The Hunger Project

Organisation: The Hunger Project
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Country Director
About US:
Hunger Project- Uganda is an international non-profit strategic organization
committed to the sustainable end of world hunger and poverty through empowering
people to lead lives
Job Summary: The Partnership Building and Resource Mobilization
will lead, skill and inspire a THP-Uganda fundraising team. The position
entails finding new ways to drive financial growth and overcome challenges that
are common to advocacy, partnership building and fundraising in Uganda and
Africa. The incumbent should have a proven track record of identifying,
cultivating and soliciting organizations to appreciate the unique investment
opportunities offered by TH-Uganda. S/he will have an extensive network of relationships
that are relevant to this work and a broad knowledge in the world of
philanthropy and social entrepreneurship in Uganda, Africa and elsewhere.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Achieve growth in local fundraising to
    implement programs of THP-Uganda.
  • Learn and understand THP-Uganda’s program
    work so that it can be communicated  passionately with ease and confidence.
  • Build and strengthen partnerships and funding
    proposals in close collaboration with the Country Director, National
    Program Staff, the Africa PBRMO and THP Global Office.
  • Provide support to selected National Advisory
    Council (NAC) members in designing and carrying out their own successful
    fundraising and partnership building efforts.
  • Create metrics and system to track and report
    monthly and quarterly progress of activities and income.
  • Build strategic working partnerships in
    Uganda that will strengthen the position of THP- Uganda to be a major player
    in ending chronic hunger and poverty.
  • Work collaboratively with THP-Uganda and
    ensure s/he is fully appraised of the team’s progress.
  • Ensuring that all Epicenters achieve
    financial sustainability.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Hunger Project Partnership
    Building and Resource Mobilization Officer career opportunity should hold
    a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Communications,
    Economics, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Development Studies,
    International Relations, or any other relevant field.
  • At least ten years of professional work
    experience with responsibilities in Fundraising. Significant experience in
    fundraising with individual donors and understanding of corporate social
    responsibility is an asset.
  • The job requires a seasoned, highly creative and
    entrepreneurial development professional with stellar management skills
  • Excellent leadership, management and
    teambuilding skills.
  • Identified active research follow up and
    active relationships with representatives of. at least ten prospects.
  • The applicant should have won contracts for
    at least 3 six-figure grants.
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications,
detailed CVs and copies of their academic certificates to:
Country Director,
Hunger Project Uganda,
8A Nakasero Lane, Kisozi Complex,
Box 26393 Kampala. Uganda or
to: belinda.agaba@thp.org; and copy uganda@thp.org;
Deadline: Friday 5th February, 2016 by 5:00pm

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