Resource Mobilization and Grants Advisor Job Vacancies – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation:
DanChurchAid (DCA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
DanChurchAid is a
faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark, and founded in 1922. Our key competencies are food
security and food crisis response, humanitarian cash transfer programming,
civil society development and humanitarian mine action. DCA is a member of the
ACT Alliance, which is a faith-based, non-missionary humanitarian alliance, and
one of the five largest NGO Alliances in the world with a combined turnover of
over 1.5 billion USD annually.
Job Summary: The
Resource Mobilization and Grants Advisor (RMGA) will spearhead DCAs resource
mobilization efforts and secure timely and efficient grant management for our
programme in Uganda. The RMGA works closely with DCA colleagues and partners
and refers to the Country Director. The position is a 2-year Junior
Professional Officer (JPO) position with possibility of extension. Duty station
is Kampala (80-90%) with travels within Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       The main function of the RMGA is to increase
the fundraising capacity and donor income of DCA’s Country Office in Uganda.
·       The RMGA is the focal point and key person
responsible for timely proposal development – together with partner
organisations, other INGO staff and DCA colleagues – ensuring that proposals
are of high quality and meet donor requirements
·       Ensuring appropriate grants management of
international funded projects
·       Assisting in building relations and increase
visibility of DCA among both donors, private sector, partners, INGOs and other
key stakeholders,
·       Ensuring that all funded projects meet the
visibility and communication requirements of the funding agency and
·       Securing constructive and close collaboration
with relevant units and colleagues in DCA, both in Uganda and in DCA in
Copenhagen.
·       Finally, the RMGO builds the competence of
DCA staff and partners to do fundraising from international as well as country
based donors.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a university
degree in international development or other related sciences as well as
minimum 2-3 years working experience, preferably internationally.
·       Documented successful experience in proposal
development and writing, incl. excellent English writing skills
·       Knowledge of grant management of
international donors including EU, ECHO, UNHCR and other UN agencies, Danida
and other institutional donors.
·       Knowledge of and experience in working with
the partners and the private sector.
·       Enjoys and is good at liaison, building
relations and networking.
·       Good interpersonal and communication skills
with experience in engaging with people of different cultures and backgrounds
·       Flexible, pro-active, self-motivated and good
at coordinating and organizing own work as well as that of the team, while
managing several processes at a time. This should be combined with a strong
attention to detail.
·       Knowledge of DCA’s programmatic areas is an
advantage.
·       Please note, that according to the DCA JPO
Handbook, applicants cannot be more than 35-years-old at the time of application
and should not have more than 4 years of resource mobilization and grant
management experience.
How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates should send their CV and cover letter via the link below
Deadline:  19th June 2020
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