Financial Development Officer NGO Jobs – Al-Khatim Adlan Centre for Enlightenment and Human Development

Job Title:       Financial Development Officer
Organization: Al-Khatim
Adlan Centre for Enlightenment and Human Development
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
    
About Us:
Al-Khatim Adlan Centre for Enlightenment and Human Development is a
small dynamic NGO working in and on Sudan called Al-Khatim Adlan Centre for
Enlightenment and Human Development (commonly known as KACE-Sudan). Currently
based out of Kampala, the NGO works with the Sudanese civil society and the
horn of Africa civil society, at large, through human rights and human
development projects and to implement a diverse programmatic portfolio which
aims to establish long-term peace and stability in Sudan.
Job Summary: The Financial
Development Officer will be coordinating and monitoring the financial flow into
the organization, as well as overseeing the programme development and financial
management throughout the duration of the programmes. This includes developing
projects, researching and writing grant applications and developing concept
notes. The incumbent will also be responsible for liaising with current and
potential donors, negotiating contracts and partnerships, monitoring project
cycles and project management, reporting to donors and advising on long-term
sustainability of programs. The position offers an exciting opportunity to work
with all parts of the project cycle in close cooperation with each project team
respectively, and also to take part in the long-term development of the
programming strategy of the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
Work in liaison with the director, the
administration manager and project managers to develop project ideas and
concept notes in the thematic areas of work.
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Locate and join relevant networks on new grant
opportunities, and nurture relationships with existing donors and partners.
·        
Pursuing new funding options and following up on
leads with the director.
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Work closely with the finance officer on
developing project budgets and liquidity forecasts for projects.
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In charge of monitoring projects in close
coordination with project managers, supporting them whenever necessary in
activities, and especially in drafting financial and narrative reports.
·        
Evaluate projects on a quarterly basis and
assist the project team in meeting their plans of actions and budgets.
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Coordinate the director’s schedule regarding
meetings with partners.
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Managing a donor database for institutional
sustainability including contact information and all materials linked to
project contracts.
·        
Support with any English-language editing
required for administration or project purposes.
·        
Perform various public relations work when
required, especially with international NGOs, embassies, and other agencies.
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Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicants for the Financial Development
Officer job placement must have two years’ experience in fundraising and
programme development for NGOs.
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Excellent interpersonal communication skills,
including reading and writing proficiency in English, ability to follow up
quickly with email correspondence, and strong online research skills for grant
opportunities.
·        
Excellent computer skills in Word and Excel
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Highly organized , can work under strict time
pressure and can work outside normal business hours if required
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Ready to travel when necessary.
·        
A flexible and patient individual with a good
sense of humor to handle the workload and the challenges of working on Sudan
issues.
·        
Self-motivated with strong personal initiative
and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
·        
Arabic language skills.
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Knowledge of or previous residence in Sudan.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs, cover letters and full contact information of 2 references to the
following emails: norah@kacesudan.org
and rosie@kacesudan.org
Deadline: 15th
October, 2016
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