US Citizen GHC Fellowship Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs – Alive Medical Services (AMS)

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
Alive Medical Services (AMS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship: USA
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 is a community-based clinic located in
Namuwongo, Kampala, providing comprehensive services to children, young people,
and families living with and affected by HIV. The clinic’s growth from its
humble beginnings with six clients a decade ago, to its current work serving
over 11,600 clients, is proof that the need for quality HIV care continues in
Uganda. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days per week, the clinic stands as a
beacon of hope for residents of Namuwongo – and far beyond. Alive Medical
Services is deeply rooted in the community and has gained their trust because
of the respect and love the staff show to each and every person that comes
through the clinic’s doors. The clinic has a wide range of services, including
HIV testing and counseling, anti-retroviral therapy, prevention and treatment
of opportunistic infections, psychosocial support and counseling, family
planning, early infant HIV diagnosis and other lab tests.  This is all possible with dedicated staff and
volunteers and a state of the art facility, which includes an in-house lab and
separate youth wing.
Job Summary: The Partnership
Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will fill an important role
within the organization by working with senior management to increase and
diversify Alive Medical Services’ funding sources and strategic partnerships.
This position is important in enabling and supporting the clinic’s continued
growth and provision of top quality care. The incumbent will work with
leadership to continue developing and implementing a robust and comprehensive
resource mobilization plan. This may include building and strengthening
partnerships with a wide variety of local and international organizations;
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
  • Take lead in the continued development and
    implementation of a robust and comprehensive resource mobilization plan
    for Alive Medical Services that prioritizes funding sustainability and
  • Work closely with Alive Medical Services
    senior management to identify new funders at the local, national,
    regional, and international level
  • Develop and submit concept notes, letters
    of interest, written proposals etc. to support Alive Medical Services’
    general budget and individual programs (e.g. EMTCT, pediatric and youth
    programs, nutrition support and organic gardening program, etc.)
  • Develop and manage Alive Medical Services’
    online fundraisers
  • Identify new partnerships/relationships
    and strengthen existing partnerships/relationships to enhance Alive
    Medical Services’ ability to offer a comprehensive range of patient
    services (community-based ART, cervical cancer screening, services for key
    populations etc.)
  • Assist with donor reporting and build the
    capacity of Alive Medical Services staff in this area
  • Work closely with the Communications and
    Knowledge Management Officer to strengthen fundraising efforts
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer job should
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development,
    non-profit management or related field
  • At least 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 and donor landscape
  • Experience engaging with a range of
    donors, including governments, multilateral agencies, and local and
    international public and private donors and foundations
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    resource mobilization/fundraising (e.g. proposal development, grant
    writing, and/or organizing online fundraisers)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural
  • Strong initiative and the ability to think
  • 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 Alive Medical Services’ 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. Fellows at Alive Medical
Services are provided with a basic but comfortable private apartment, situated
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: 18th
January, 2016 at 11:59pm EST
NB: Early applications
are encouraged because they will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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