Investment/Fundraising Manager Job Placements – Devine Bamboo

Job Title:  Investment/Fundraising Manager

Organisation: Devine Bamboo

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Divine Bamboo Group Limited is a sustainable, socially responsible forestry and biomass energy social enterprise that promotes propagation and establishment of fast growing local Bamboo explicitly for sale and production of clean charcoal briquettes respectively. Our mission is  to empower people and protect nature with bamboo in Africa.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Research the global funding market, identifying leads and potential calls for proposals
  • Lead the development of proposals, their submission and track follow-up with the donor/funding body
  • Build up and manage relations with existing and new funders.
  • Hold responsibility for the development, delivery and management of the annual fundraising plan
  • Review organisational strengths, looking at opportunities to further develop our fundraising strategy with the Directors and the Executive Director, with a focus on developing a 3-to-5-year plan with a diverse range of income streams.
  • Create a demographic map of our funder types to inform our approach to fundraising.
  • Help to deepen relationships with existing partners and donors, either through direct engagement or by supporting and coordinating engagement activity with colleagues
  • Provide training and advice on fundraising across the whole organisation
  • Coordinate and ensure reporting to donors is delivered on time and begin renewal processes to prevent funding gaps.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must have a strong academic record, ideally to degree level or equivalent
  • Evidenced track record of developing successful fundraising applications.
  • Demonstrable networking experience
  • Experience of developing corporate partnerships
  • Competent in working under pressure for deadlines with strict attention to accuracy
  • Adept at working independently with minimal support
  • Outstanding communication skills, including experience of communicating effectively across varied audiences, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to build strong and lasting relationships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational, planning and project management skills
  • Ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong financial management and budgeting skills
  • Ability to present and interpret complex information
  • Outstanding research skills, including identifying and monitoring potential funders


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send curriculum vitae, academic documents and cover letter via  to;

Divine Bamboo Group LTD

Plot 1 Bulabira Road, Najjera


Deadline: 23rd July 2021


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