Makerere University Development Officer Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Development Officer Jobs in Uganda


  • A Masters Degree in Business, Economics, Statistics or Management field

  • Experience in fundraising will be an added advantage.


  • Minimum of four (4) years relevant working experience in management, organizational development, or financial administration

  • Exposure in fundraising.

  • A good understanding of the higher education funding environment such as alumni and development partners.

  • A strong ability to prepare funding proposals.

    Skills and Competencies

  • Networking skills,

  • Time management,

  • Attention to detail,

  • Consistency,

  • Proficiency,

  • Diligence and hard work

  • Computer stills

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the development and strengthening of relationships between key donor prospects (including alumni) and Makerere University Constituent colleges.

  • Support the development of strong relationships between fundraising prospects and the Colleges of Makerere University.

  • Build on the relationships to develop and drive the execution of a fundraising work plan.

  • Prepare stewardship reports, develop and co-ordinate the production of fundraising and appreciation materials in close liaison with the respective Colleges and the Public Relations Office.

  • Work with Research Assistant to identify key prospects, qualify them and develop an appropriate strategy for developing the relationship. Supervise the
    Research Assistants in developing a pipeline of fundraising prospect pool.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of prospect relationship management system & provide regular written reports.

  • Participate in department strategies and solution in implementation of relevant Council policies.

  • Support the implementation of initial staff performance evaluation of direct reports.

  • Any Other duties that may be assigned in the normal course of doing business.


  • 18th May 2020 at 5:00 pm EAT.

  • This is an External Advert, open to the general public as well as those already working with the university.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Development Officer Jobs in Uganda

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