Several Fresher Resource Mobilization Officer Job Opportunities – Citizens Coalition for Independent Media (CCIME)

 

Job Title:    Resource Mobilization
Officer (Several Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Citizens
Coalition for Independent Media (CCIME)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Executive
Director

 

About US:

The Citizens
Coalition for Independent Media (CCIME) was formed by a group of  Journalists to mobilize citizens in Uganda to
advocate for independent media, freedom of expression and association as well
as agitate for increased citizen participation in democratic society. CCIME was
officially incorporated in 2014 by Registrar of Companies under the Ministry of
Justice and Constitutional affairs. CCIME’s Vision is  a democratic Society where everybody is well
governed, informed and empowered. The Mission is to promote democratic
governance and human rights enforcement in Uganda and beyond through the
development of a pluralistic and independent media environment.

 

Job Summary:  The Resource Mobilization Officer will mainly
facilitate the development of a CCIME Resource Mobilization Strategy that
includes securing new, diverse and additional resources for CCIME. The strategy
should respond to CCIME’s funding needs. The Citizens Coalition for Independent
Media (CCIME) is looking for competent individuals to fill the available
vacancies of Resource Mobilization Officers. 
The Resource Mobilization Officers will be responsible for building an
increasingly, diversified network of resource partners including development
partners, corporates, academia, policy-makers, philanthropists and foundations.
The officers will target partners who share in the vision of CCIME and provide
funds, technical support and other forms of collaboration to meet the current
and future needs of CCIME. The post holders will also be responsible for
establishing and promoting the brand of CCIME’S regionally and internationally,
raising awareness about the organization’s work at various forums and ensuring
transparency and regular information sharing with the public. The Officers will
be strategic thinkers with strong understanding of various media sources and
the development sector. This role is responsible for providing leadership in
the resource mobilization strategy in response to the emerging opportunities
and challenges.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Facilitate
the development of a CCIME Resource Mobilization Strategy that includes
securing new, diverse and additional resources for CCIME. The strategy should
respond to CCIME’s funding needs.

·       
Conduct
and develop a 5-year funding needs assessment for CCIME.

·       
Develop
a Resource Mobilization Manual that includes standard operating procedures and
processes; and define the direction of resource acquisition and utilization,
approvals and follow up

·       
Conducting
research on potential donors/partners such as trusts, foundations, companies
and high net worth individuals. This includes proactively identifying funding
opportunities, as soon as or ideally before they become public knowledge and
constantly scan the horizon, network and solicit donor intelligence and share
information on donor profiles (policies, preferences, geographical focus).

·       
Draft
appealing proposals and concepts to diverse sources, including development
partners, corporate, academia, policy-makers, philanthropists, and foundations.

·       
Produce
Resource Mobilisation Plans and Reports as per stipulated periods and
requirements. Includes close working relation with the Finance team in
development of appropriate budgets.

·       
Developing,
managing and updating Friends of CCIME databases to record their contacts and
preference information; Maintaining a network of corporate contacts and
effectively managing and maximizing these relationships.

·       
Develop
and Strengthen Partnerships for Joint Proposal Writing especially with credible
organizations in the country. Includes registering with relevant fund-raising
associations.

·       
Organize
resource mobilization events for example, Donor Round Tables.

·       
Build
staff capacity on resource mobilization at all levels, including development of
tools and skills to aid staff in resource mobilization. This will also include,
internally building a case for Resource Mobilization by sensitizing staff on
the proposition for mobilizing resources.

·       
Maintain
relations with donors and ensure they are consistently and timely informed on
important operational Issues. This includes effective communication with
donors’ focal points and being CCIME’s focal point for resource mobilisation
and sustainability activities

 

Key Result Areas

·       
Develop
and implement Resource Mobilisation Strategy.

·       
Produce
Resource Mobilisation Plans and Reports.

·       
Research
and identification of relevant resources includes identify Request for
Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Applications (RFAs), guide and coordinate
responses.

·       
Achieve
appealing proposals and concepts and effective communication with donor focal
points. Includes being CCIME’s focal point for resource mobilisation and
sustainability activities.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Business
Communication, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field.

·       
Minimum
one year of demonstrated experience in developing fund-raising strategy and
institutional resource mobilisation, understanding of the development sector
and grants management. A proven track record of fundraising from major donors,
corporate and foundations.

·       
At least
two years of experience in NGO Sector.

·       
Proven
competence skills. Also, very strong networking skills and excellent
interpersonal relationship skills inwritten and spoken English, Good writing
and editorial skills.

·       
Proven
skills in developing and writing successful funding proposals

·       
Have
high energy, confident presenter who is able to engage people and get them to
commit funding/and or to partnering with CCIME

·       
Strong
organizational and time management

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications with copies of academic documents, Salary
Expectation, CV and contact details of three work-related referees, should be
submitted to CCIME by email to jobs@ccime.or.ug.

 

We regret that only
short-listed candidates will be contacted for Interviews.

 

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