Fundraising Manager NGO Employment Opportunity – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:       Fundraising Manager
Organization: World Wide
Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
WWF is one of the world’s largest independent and experienced Conservation
organizations operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements
a number of national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda.
WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment,
and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
Job Summary: The Fundraising
Manager will oversee the fundraising and marketing function and strategic
guidance to the communications, partnership and external relations functions in
line with WWF-UCO’s strategic plan.
Key Duties and
  • Develop, monitor and review policies,
    procedures, guidelines and strategies governing the fundraising and
    marketing function in line with WWF-UCO’s strategic plan.
  • Keenly review, Develop and monitor the
    implementation of the Resource Mobilization Strategy to achieve
    sustainable income growth to meet WWF-UCO’s revenue targets in line with
    the strategic plan and WWF fundraising guidelines.
  • The jobholder will provide guidance and
    leadership for strengthening and expansion of WWF-UCO’s strategic
    partnerships and strategic corporate engagements to leverage existing
    potential funding opportunities.
  • Formulate comprehensive fundraising plans,
    budgets and monitor the implementation to achieve desired revenue targets
    needed to ensure successful implementation of conservation activities.
  • The incumbent will identify and explore
    potential international and local donors (including WWF Network offices,
    Trusts, Foundations, public and private agencies and businesses, individuals’
    e.t.c) and interest to fund WWF-UCO’s conservation activities.
  • Routinely identify on-going calls for
    proposal submission and support Programme teams, to prepare high quality
    proposals that are compliant to the requirements of the grant application
    processes and donor expectations.
  • The jobholder will organise and coordinate
    fundraising campaigns/events in conjunction strategic corporate sponsors
    and in line with WWF fundraising guidelines.
  • Carry out routine, monitoring and
    evaluating Fundraising activities against set targets and expected
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive
    up-to-date donor database for existing and potential partners and donors,
    as an important reference for fundraising activities.
  • Periodically advise the senior management
    team and contribute to management decisions on all aspects of fundraising,
    partnerships and communications of WWF-UCO.
  • Maintain a competent “fundraising,
    marketing, communications and partnerships team” through coaching and
    mentoring, mentoring, giving constructive feedback and holistic capacity
    development in line with the WWF Human Resources Management guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the WWF
    Fundraising Manager career opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in
    Business Administration, Marketing and Economics with related bachelor’s
  • A minimum of ten years of proven work
    experience in successful fundraising and marketing for a public or private
    organization and /or NGO.
  • Proven skills in development of
    Fundraising Strategies and Resource Mobilization for public or private
    organization and /or NGO is an added advantage.
  • Good team player
  • Excellent oral, written and analytical
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Highly self- motivated
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural teams.
  • Highly proactive and innovative
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs,
and academic transcripts to the Human Resource Officer, WWF Uganda, at
Address to:
The Human Resource Officer,
WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo,
P.O. Box 8745, Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 10th March 2017
by 12:00pm

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