Fundraising and Partnership Coordinator International NGO Jobs – Ayuda en Acción



Job Title:    Fundraising and Partnership Coordinator

Organization:  Ayuda en Acción

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

Founded in 1981, Ayuda en Acción is an international NGO that operates in
more than 20 countries of Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Ayuda en
Acción is committed to the values that stem from respect for Human Rights and
that believes in the need to generate changes that make social justice
possible, by addressing the causes that cause inequality of opportunities,
social exclusion and poverty. Ayuda en Acción has been in Uganda for over 20
years and is now in the process of establishing itself stronger, in order to
expand impact by creating more partnerships and work projects implemented
through partners as well as direct implementation.

Ayuda en Acción is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an
equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or
veteran status.


Job Summary:  The
Fundraising and Partnership Coordinator will support the overall country grant
acquisition, partnership and management strategy and lead the development and
realization of the resource mobilization strategy in the country in close
collaboration with the Country Director.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Fundraising strategy

the development and implementation of the Country fund raising strategy by
actively participating in the preparation of the country office plans and
budgets to ensure conformity with the country strategic plan and organizational
grant acquisition guidelines.

communicate the organization’s strategies, cultivating and managing
donor/partner relationships, and providing opportunities for cooperation,
networking, alliance-building.


and analyze funding opportunities originating in country and scope potential
partnerships to complement and strengthen the country office’s program

and lead market study, donor mapping and country office plan to ensure strong
fundraising pipeline.

relevant and timely intelligence information necessary for grant acquisition;
identify grant opportunities and relevant institutional guidance materials to
share with relevant departments.

Lead in
proposal writing and support with budgeting in compliance with the donor and
institutional requirements.

adequate staffing and cost recovery is included in grant budgets and reviewed
on a regular basis to ensure the right resources are available to deliver
quality programs.

quality proposal development in compliance with donor requirements and
institutional policy, procedures, and practices.

Partnerships, Networking and Positioning

to the priorities of the Country’s Fundraising Strategy, take the lead in
activities related to networking and positioning before donors. This means,
inter alia, approaching donors, organizing meetings or events to make Ayuda En
Accion known amongst the donor community and build a network of contacts for
the organization

key stakeholders and networks relevant to priority pipeline opportunities for
effective prepositioning.

the country office/country director to engage in strategic partnerships with
civil society, INGOs, UN and government entities as appropriate, to maximize
the use of our resources for the implementation of quality programs.

Knowledge management and Information generation

that the Country Program produces relevant information that serves the purpose
of positioning the organization before donors and influencing their programming
and funding decisions.

Lead the
management of the pipeline and knowledge database to ensure information is
shared among field program and other concerned staff, to capture new
opportunities and track the ongoing fundraising.

and maintain knowledge management system for tracking fundraising opportunities
including maintaining a repository of proposal development templates, pre-award
tools, program concepts, capacity statements, proposal templates, pricing
tables etc.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

At least
7-10 years’ experience in Business Development and/or grant acquisition and
management preferable in an International development or humanitarian

experience in fundraising and donor’s expectation management.

with the fundraising environment with proven knowledge of consortiums,
partnerships, and related national applicable legal rules and regulations. 

proposal writing and budgeting competencies with evidence of successful awards
in the past 5 years from major donors.


skills in office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.);

presentation and public speaking skills

strategy, documentation, and donor profiling etc.

to travel to rural areas;

working hours;


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at
the link below.




Deadline: 23rd
December 2020


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