Resource Mobilization & Partnerships Manager NGO Jobs – LWF World Service

 Job Title:    Resource Mobilization &
Partnerships Manager

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Country
Representative

 

About US:

Lutheran World
Federation (LWF) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World
Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF
Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and
needs.

 

Job Summary:  The role of the Resource Mobilization &
Partnerships Manager is to mobilize and support LWF Uganda program leadership
to identify, capture and develop funding opportunities; ensure effective
strategic partnerships and donor relationships; supervise and develop a highly
effective and responsive resource mobilization team; develop cost-effective
systems and processes; and foster effective and responsive cross-functional
participation in resource mobilization from other internal units.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Manage Resource
Mobilisation Functions

·       
Lead the
design and implementation of a comprehensive resource mobilization strategy,
including regular reporting on the strategy goals and benchmarks;

·       
Spearhead
proposal development efforts while ensuring efficient coordination with local
and global fundraising team and the submission of high-quality proposals in
strategic priority themes in Uganda;

·       
Conduct
an environmental scan/Frequent donor and potential funding mapping and provide
donor intelligence (thematic orientations, modalities of engagement, entry
points and forecasts;

·       
Continually
seek innovative means of attracting new donors and seek opportunities to
diversify the funding pool;

·       
Develop/enhance
resource mobilisation tools as needed;

·       
Monitor
and maintain proposal pipeline and generate monthly reports for managements
strategic decisions;

Strategic
Partnerships for Fundraising:

·       
Maintain
an updated donor database and systematically share its content with the country
representative;

·       
Document
various meetings with donors, monitor required actions and accompany the
country representative for meetings with donors as required;

·       
Engage
in donor relationship management to ensure donor retention and upgrades while
capturing new development partners;

·       
Identify
and cultivate relations with strategic implementing partners for prospective
consortium initiatives and for better understanding of strategic and
organizational strengths, alignment and collaboration;

·       
Inoculate
innovation and research partnerships to increase LWF visibility.

Other Roles
Include:

·       
Participate/support
in project inception meetings to ensure the project concepts are understood as
designed and submitted to donors

·       
Represent
LWF in strategic forums both locally and internationally

·       
Build
the capacity of LWF staffs and partners on resource mobilisation as required

·       
Together
with the communication team, engage in organisation brand building

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the LWF Uganda Resource Mobilization & Partnerships
Manager job opportunity should hold a University Degree in a related field;

·       
Post-graduate
qualification in related/ relevant fields is an added advantage;

·       
At least
five years of experience in a similar position;

·       
Demonstrate
well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written,
as well as negotiation skills;

·       
Ability
to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;

·       
Ability
to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible and make decisions
independently.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should
submit an updated CV and application letter (in English), giving a daytime
telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work-related referees only
through our recruitment email recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org

 

LWF/DWS is an equal
opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race, or religious affiliation.
persons with disabilities. Female candidates who possess the above requirements
are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for
humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the
organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of
beneficiaries.

 

Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line:

 

Deadline: Friday 2nd April 2021 by 5:00 pm

 

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