African Field Epidemiology Network Business Development Officer Jobs in Uganda
African Field Epidemiology Network Business Development Officer Jobs in UgandaJob Purpose To support AFENET’s efforts at growing and sustaining her funding and partner base.
Resource Mobilization and Partner Engagement
Participate in developing annual funding goals for AFENET, and efforts towards meeting them.
Routinely perform partner searches for suitability to engage with AFENET
Participate in development of advocacy materials for AFENET
Participate in partner engagement efforts/meetings as needed.
In instances of partnerships, ensure that AFENET’s interests are taken care of through execution of teaming and other relevant agreements.
Develop concept notes on areas of AFENET interest
Research, synthesize and share funding opportunity announcements of interest to AFENET
Lead the process of obtaining internal approval for grant pursuit, including setting up a writing team.
Coordinate the proposal writing process, ensuring internal and donor timelines are met.
Ensure project proposals and all submissions are compliant with donor requirements.
Manage communication with grant agencies during grant development, submission, review, and approval and coordinate any necessary pre-award functions, including maintaining active registration for AFENET in relevant databases.
Project Management Support
Organize project initiation meetings, ensuring orientation of project teams on contractual obligations and other obligations for all new projects.
Collaborate with others to ensure to ensure timely submission of partner-compliant reports
Track assigned AFENET Subcontractors, ensuring deliverables are met. Maintain an archive of all related documents.
Keep track of assigned AFENET subcontracts, ensuring contractual obligations are met, including but not limited to reporting, notices etc.
Coordinate the closeout of assigned projects, ensuring all necessary documentation is submitted in a timely manner.
Independently provide advisory support to project management teams
Coordinate the development, review and submission of prior approval requests
Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
Required Qualifications and Experience
Masters’ degree in Public health, Global/international health, and/or Business administration or related field.
Training in project management is desired advantage
Experience working with a variety of donor agencies
At least 2 years of professional international work experience in project development, with a specific focus on partner engagement and proposal writing.
Detail-oriented and conscientious with ability to take initiative and work independently under general guidance.
Ability to read, analyse and summarise large documents
Excellent scientific writing and communication skills
Ability to develop concept notes singly or in collaboration with others.
Ability to interact in a proactive manner.
Ability to work as a team member, and to maintain working relationship in a multicultural environment. Knowledge working with funders, (experience with Gavi or Global Fund an added benefit).
Knowledge of the global health landscape (development partners, research entities, and implementation partners).
Demonstrated ability to write donor progress reports, and prepare technical presentations.
Excellent interpersonal and ability to coordinate or manage diverse groups of stakeholders.
Essential Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable Beginners knowledge of French.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and 3 references to:
The Human Resource Office,
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET).
Email email@example.com by Friday, April 10, 2020 close of business 5:30 pm (East Africa Time).
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