Coordinator Resource Mobilization – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:            Coordinator – Resource Mobilization
Organisation:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station:  URCS Headquarters
Reports to:      Secretary
General
Duration:          Three (3) years renewable
About US:
The Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its
inception in 1939 as a small women’s emergency organization, URCS has developed
over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941,
it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an “Act
of Parliament in 1964” and admitted as a member of International
Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965.
Job Summary: The
Coordinator Resource Mobilization is responsible for fundraising and mobilizing
resources for the National Society. This position plays a key role in the
determination of URCS resource mobilization goals, plans and Budgets. The
position holder will ensure that all possible ways of fundraising are utilized
in line with the Mandate of the URCS in this country. 
The successful candidate
must be ready to work on a negotiated commission.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Resource
Mobilization:
·        
Responsible
for the implementation of the URCS Resource Mobilization Plan of Action;
·        
Develop
strategic fund-raising/resource mobilization work plans and budgets for URCS at
both National and Branch level;
·        
Develop,
implement and manage the fund-raising / resource mobilization activities and
projects for the National Society;
·        
Co-ordinate,
monitor and support all fund-raising/resource mobilization projects;
·        
Plan and
budget for the required financial resources;
·        
Launch
fundraising appeals to pertinent stakeholders on behalf of the URCS to support
it with resources to enhance the humanitarian cause;
·        
Ensure
good corporate and private resource mobilization relationships;
·        
Initiate
and manage business IGA projects.
Marketing
·        
Plan and
coordinate internal communications of URCS:
·        
Create
presentations, press releases, communication materials, organizes events, and
makes presentations to URCS stakeholders;
·        
Liaise
with Program Managers to organize events geared towards raising resources for
the region and the National Society;
·        
Initiate/build
relationships with possible partners for increased support for URCS;
·        
Monitor
operational changes through ongoing contact with the management team, and
develop messages based on these changes;
Financial Management:
·        
Plan for
required resources for resource mobilization activities;
·        
Take
accountability for the effective utilization and accounting of all resources in
your custody;
Planning, Budgeting and Reporting;
·        
Initiate
and draw of budgets for the National Resource Mobilization activities;
·        
Generate
and compile quarterly and annual activity reports for the Resource Mobilization
/ Fundraising Department;
·        
Team
Management
·        
Promote
effective people management and provide developmental mentoring and coaching
for his/her direct reports;
·        
Recruit,
organize and manage volunteers to carry out various functions within URCS;
Key Result Areas:
·        
Acquisition
of new funds from the non- traditional Red Cross Donors.
·        
Establishment
of new partnerships with potential funders.
·        
Increased
funding from the Private & Corporate Sectors.
·        
Increased
unrestricted income for Uganda Red Cross Society.
·        
Established
and consolidated Income Generating Activities for URCS.
·        
Established
database of URCS Donors.
·        
Development
of business projects that generate income to URCS.
·        
Support
Branches in Resource Mobilization



Qualifications, Skills And Experience:
           
·         Minimum
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Resource Mobilization and
Cooperate Affairs Management, International Business Administration or a
related field from a reputable institution;
·        
Post
Graduate qualification in Marketing, Public Relations, BBA, Resource
Mobilization and Cooperate Affairs Management or a related field from a
reputable institution;
·        
Additional
professional qualification or certification to a relevant international
professional association
Essential Knowledge and
Experience     
·        
Minimum
5 years’ experience as a Resource Mobilisation professional in a senior
position;
·        
Proven
track record of managing relationships and contacts with Corporate, Business
and Media Sectors
·        
Experience
in organising meetings, making presentations to stakeholders and ensuring
visibility of the organisation at local and international meetings and
conferences.
·        
Experience
in production of periodic and annual reports;
·        
Experience
in networking and relationship management.
Essential Skills      
·        
Resource
mobilization/fundraising.
·        
Ability
to communicate verbal and written ideas effectively to individuals and
different audiences;
·        
Ability
to work effectively across all internal functional groups;
·        
Innovative
person with high sense of conceptualization of issues and opportunities;
·        
High
level of resilience and endurance;
·        
Proven
Integrity;
·        
Good
interpersonal and presentation skills;
·        
Ability
to work under pressure with limited supervision;
·        
Strong
ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
·        
Good
attention to detail.
·        
Strong
influencing and negotiation skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their filled application forms, Download Here, and attach your academic
transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic
transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org or
hand delivered, and or by post to:
The Secretary
General,
Uganda Red Cross
Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga
Road,
P.O. Box 494,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
vacancies@redcrossug.org
Deadline: 28th
October 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
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