Global Funding Officer NGO Careers – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:        Global Funding Officer
Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Country Director
About US:
DanChurchAid (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 be tasked with increasing the fundraising capacity and
donor income of DCA’s Country Office in Uganda.
Key Duties and
The incumbent
will act as the focal point and key person responsible for;
Timely proposal development – together with
partner organisations and technical staff of DCA – ensuring that proposals meet
the requirements of international donors
Ensuring appropriate grants management of
international funded projects
Assisting in building relations and in
increasing visibility of DCA among both donors and the private sector
Ensuring that all funded projects meet the
visibility and communication requirements of the funding agency.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
university degree in international development or other related social
Documented successful experience in proposal
development and writing.
Extensive knowledge of handling contracts of
international donors including EU, UN agencies, USAID, DfID, Danida as well as
other institutional donors
Working knowledge of and experience of working
with the private sector to liaise and raise the profile of DCA .
Excellent interpersonal and communication
skills, and capacity to work with a partner-based approach.
Highly flexible, pro-active, self-motivated and
good at coordinating and organizing own work, as well as that of the team,
while managing several processes at a time
Keen attention to detail.
Excellent English writing skills.
Working knowledge of DCA’s programmatic areas is
an advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates should e-mail their updated CVs and cover letters
explaining their suitability for the post, including three work-related
referees and copies of certificates to the following email: Please clearly
mark “DCA – Position name” in the subject field where you replace
“position name” with the position you are applying for. Online attachments may
not fill more than 2 MB.
Deadline: 9th
December 2016
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