Fundraising and Grants Officer Non-profit Job Careers – Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)




Job Title:       Fundraising and Grants Officer
Organization: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)
Duty Station: Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Strategic Information and
Reporting
    
About US:
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with
disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental
organization and is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU
Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides
Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children
with disability.
Job Summary: The Fundraising
and Grants Officer will primarily develop and implement CoRSU fundraising
strategy, establish additional sources of funding and prepare attractive
funding proposals and applications.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Working in a team to review and implement CoRSU fundraising strategy
by:
  • Striving
    to achieve CoRSU’s agreed fundraising targets of UGX 650 million per year
    and increase it by 10% per year.
  • Seeking
    specific grant funding opportunities to match hospital priorities.
  • Helping
    to develop exciting new creative fundraising strategies through developing
    resources and working on publicity strategies.
  • Developing
    successful fundraising events, including receptions for major
    donors and artistic performances.
  • Tasked
    with identifying opportunities for funding by recruiting new supporters
    and advocates, who represent CoRSU on a local and international level such
    as friends of CoRSU and Good will ambassadors.
  • Supporting
    the team to develop attractive resources to accompany CoRSU’s initiative
    of “putting patients first”.
  • Ensuring
    that high quality grant applications are submitted on time.
  • Establishing additional sources of funding
    by;
  • Working
    closely with the management and Research Coordinator to establish
    potential research funding opportunities and make detailed applications to
    trust funds and potential donors
  • Establishing
    and maintaining clear fundraising systems and ensuring that regular
    funding applications are made on time.
  • In
    charge of monitoring the outcome of grant/ subsidy applications by
    establishing an appropriate data base for monthly reporting.
Donor Relationships:
  • In
    charge of managing relationships with existing donors such as CBM,
    including regular reporting updates.
  • Ensuring
    access of up-to date and accurate records of donations.
  • Making
    presentations to potential donors including relevant follow up.
Other Responsibilities:
  • Tasked
    with participating in the development of publications including
    Newsletter, Fliers, annual reports and Brochures
  • Engaging
    with the public and other institutions to create and maintain networks.
  • Updating
    the donor database.
  • Responsible
    for organizing partnerships and participating in public fundraising
    drives.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a University degree
    preferably in Economics, Marketing, Project management or any other
    relevant field
  • At
    least three years’ experience in funding proposal writing and a proven
    track record of writing successful grants.
  • Possess
    highly effective analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to
    research issues interpret and analyze information.
  • Previous
    exposure and experience in working in the NGO/Not-for-Profit sector with
    proven track record of strategic planning, proposal writing and
    budgeting for institutional donors.
  • Excellent
    writing, communication, presentation and social skills
NB: Capable People with
Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of
academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O.
Box 46 Kisubi, Uganda or email to hr@corsu-hospital.org.
Deadline: 3rd March,
2017 by 5:00pm

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