Ethiopian Red Cross Society Senior Resource Mobilization and Expansion Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Red Cross Society Senior Resource Mobilization and Expansion Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

About the Ethiopian Red Cross Society

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) was established in 1935 and is one of the oldest and largest humanitarian organizations in Ethiopia. ERCS provides services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambulance and first aid, family reunification, essential drugs, water and sanitation, and other humanitarian services.

ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs with the aim of creating resilience households and communities. Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 12 Regional Offices, 34 Zonal Branches and 131 District/Woreda Branches, 599 Woreda Red Cross Committee and 5871 Kebele Red Cross committees.

ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs relating to food security, climate change adaptation, livelihood diversification, and institutional capacity building interventions, with the aim of creating resilience households and communities.

ERCS works in partnership with the Ethiopian Government, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), partnering National Societies, members, volunteers and the communities we serve.

Key performance area

Under the general direction and guidance of the Head Resource Mobilization and Expansion Service, the Senior Resource Mobilization and Expansion Expert responsible for the following major functional duties:-

  • Implements the plans and work towards to fulfill the revenue target set in the NS strategic plan;

  • Carried out market research on the overall resource mobilization activities with the view to enhance the com petitiveness of the NS, Participate in developing Resource Map of the Society.

  • Conduct feasibility study at National level for possible resource mobilization initiatives and for specific projects at branch level;

  • Develop business project proposals to mobilize financial and material resources ; Provide technical support and advice to branches to develop and administer IGAs and other Business development schemes; Studies and proposes feasible business venture to be implemented by HQ & branches;

  • Conducts monitoring activities in the performance of IGAs of the Society and provides feedback on the sustainability of the same;

  • Proposes business development ideas and conduct researches that ensure the sustainability and growth of income of the NS;

  • Develops the development of promotional tools, selection of effective promotional mix, and evaluates impacts thereof, and
    ensures proper implementation of the mix;

  • Implements donor care management system and continually identify new ways of maintaining and improving partner/donor relationship; Put in to action donors intelligence system and Identifies and targets high-value donors;

  • Maintains and insures the application of the Resource Development and Management policy, strategies and procedures in all fundraising events organizations, donation and support solicitation of the Society at all levels; Facilitates and ensures timely collections of donated resources;

  • Prepares proposals and necessary documentations for national and international fundraising programs, campaigns, and coordinates the effort of regional branches in local resource mobilization;

  • Identifies and takes up opportunities to influence corporate prospects’ priorities, through proactive relationship development and peer-to-peer introductions. Identifies and solicits potential donors to extend their generosity to ERCS Cause;

  • Maintains and follows up stewardship and strategic development of existing and new corporate partners to increase corporate income.

  • Identify and sniff-out valuable opportunities that can attract high-net-worth individuals and companies and act fast to foster new relationship

  • Provide necessary expertise support for members of the governance, senior managers, staff, and other internal and external stakeholders to harness the resource mobilization efforts of the NS;

  • Provides fundraising and partnership related expertise and support to concerned work units and branch offices as required; Provide expertise support on partnership and fundraising initiatives of branch offices

  • Works with pertinent work units to attain the fundraising, donation and support solicitation goal

    Work Unit: - Resource Mobilization and Expansion Service

    Reporting to: - Head Resource Mobilization and Expansion Service

    Job Requirements

    Qualification and Professional Experience

  • Second/First degree in Business Management, Management, Business Administration, Business Development, Marketing, Economics, Project Management and

  • 6/8 years relevant work experience

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Ethiopian Red Cross Society Senior Resource Mobilization and Expansion Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

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