Lutheran World Federation Resource Mobilization & Partnerships Jobs in Uganda

Lutheran World Federation Resource Mobilization & Partnerships Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose/ 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.

    Main duties and responsibilities

  • 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

    Technical Competencies

  • University Degree in a related field;
    Post-graduate qualification in related/ relevant fields is an added advantage;

  • Minimum 5 years’ 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

  • Candidates who are interested in the above positions 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

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