Resource Mobilization Officer Non-profit Careers – Uganda Cancer Fund (UCF)

Job Title:            Resource Mobilization Officer
Organisation: Uganda Cancer
Fund (UCF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance &
Administration Manager
About US:
Uganda Cancer Fund (UCF) is a non-profit Non-Governmental Organization
whose vision is a Uganda where everybody accesses high quality cancer
information, care and support services. Our mission is to reduce the prevalence
of cancer and cancer deaths through supporting mass cancer awareness campaigns,
cancer screening, cancer care at facility and home, funding hospital cancer
screening equipment, cancer drugs, and cancer research.
Job Summary: The Resource
Mobilization Officer will develop and implement UCF Resource Mobilization
Key Duties and
  • Keenly review and implementation of UCF
    Resource Mobilization Strategy;
  • Proactively seek funding opportunities
    from institutional donors in Uganda and globally;
  • Conduct donor mapping and build strong
    pipeline of opportunities for major institutional donors;
  • Build, initiate and strengthen
    relationships with donors at the National, Regional and International
    levels and lead in programmes that will facilitate this;
  • Research and analyze donor calls for
    funding applications including expressions of interest and requests for
  • Offer technical support and advice on
    grant proposal development to the programme team members;
  • Raise an agreed grant target from
    institutional donors and bilateral donors;
  • Capacity building of staff and partners to
    improve quality of project design and quality of proposals;
  • Develop innovative approaches in
    mobilizing non-financial resources locally and internationally; and
    develop a strategy for obtaining this regularly;
  • Ensure coordinated management of proposal
    development processes and submission of high quality funding applications
    in a timely manner;
  • Effectively link donor interests with the
    organization’s Strategic and Programmatic priorities;
  • Build strong partnerships with other
    development partners, agencies and networks for future consortia
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should hold a
    University degree in Economics, Project Planning, Social sciences or
    related development field with demonstrated evidence of securing funding
    from major institutional donors, and other funding agencies. A Masters’
    degree in a related development field is an added advantage;
  • At least five years of relevant
    professional experience in a related field and in non-profit resource
  • Excellent track record in fundraising and
    resource mobilization at local, regional and international levels;
  • Proven computer skills and knowledge of
    Microsoft software including MS Word processing, Power point presentation,
    Excel spreadsheets, e-mail and web-based research;
  • Proven skills in effectively working,
    coordinating and negotiating with local institutions and organizations,
    donors, embassies, and other development partners;
  • Excellent networking and partnership
    building skills with experience in networking with local and international
    NGOs, CSOs, donors, Ministry-level partners, and other organizations;
  • Extensive knowledge of various donor requirements
    and proven ability to develop and write winning grants proposals;
  • Extensive knowledge in Programme planning,
    design development and management;
  • Proven ability in grant management
  • Demonstrated ability to work
    collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment;
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and ability to
    work independently;
  • Team builder and player.
  • The ideal candidate should possess a very
    good command of written and spoken English;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a letter
of interest, updated CV, copies of your transcripts and two professional
referees to The Executive Director, Uganda Cancer Fund to:
Deadline: 12th January, 2017
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