Fundraising Officer Job Opportunity – Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Job Title:            Fundraising Officer
Organisation:  Finnish
Refugee Council (FRC)
Duty Station:   
Kampala, Uganda
Reports To:      Country Director 
About US:
Finnish
Refugee Council (FRC) is an INGO promoting adult education and community
development among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to UNHCR and
OPM.
Job Summary: The Fundraising Officer will assist FRC Country
Director to identify funding opportunities and project collaborations, advocate
for the FRC work and write variety of project proposals.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Fundraising (70%)
·        
Identify
funding sources fitting FRC scope of operations on adult education, livelihoods
and capacity building.
·        
Keep
up-to-date with development and humanitarian issues and trends in regard to
Uganda and refugee work, and identify linkages with FRC operations.
·        
Develop,
maintain and update the institutional donor data base and partner registry.
·        
Develop
and update the FRC Fundraising Strategy.
·        
Provide
technical assistance in project proposal writing.
·        
Prepare
timely and accurate documentation on project proposals.
·        
Manage
a mixed portfolio of funders to best practice standards, ensuring reporting
deadlines are met, terms and conditions for grants are satisfied.
Advocacy (30%)
·        
Promote
FRC program areas, especially adult education, among officials, donor and
partner community, and seek actively linkages and synergies with them.
·        
Identify
and manage relationships with foundations, institutional funders, governments
and statutory-making bodies.
·        
Attract,
build and develop relationships with new and existing corporate donors to
secure long term and increased funding.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor in Project Planning / Development Studies
/ Business Administration or similar.
·        
At
least 3 years’ professional work experience at INGO/NGO setting.
·        
Strong
hands-on experience on proposal writing, fundraising and advocacy.
·        
Knowledge
of donors and funding sources, especially for adult education and refugee work.
·        
Proven
track record of proposals written, submitted and approved. Applicant MUST HAVE
previous experience on this.
·        
Excellent
communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
How to Apply:
Email Application to;   frcugandaadmin@refugeecouncil.fi
Include in your application:
·        
GROSS
salary request must be included in the cover letter,
·        
Maximum
4-page long CV,
·        
Contact
details of 3 professional reference persons (email and telephone).
NB: Do not email any certificates. Those are requested from short listed
candidates only.
Deadline: 13th November 2019
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