Fundraising and Development Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda at Bukomero Development Foundation

JOB TITLE Fundraising and Development Officer

EMPLOYER Bukomero Development Foundation

Working in Partnership with One World Foundation Africa.

LOCATION Bukomero Trading Centre

ACCOUNTABLE TO Executive Director

SALARY Negotiable

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE Initially One Year Contract

Purpose of the Post
Like any other NGO we rely on fundraising from trusts, corporate and individual
donors to support our work. As a pilot initiative, initially for one year, we would like to
recruit an innovative and highly enthusiastic fundraiser to help undertake research to
inform approaches and facilitate the development of application forms to selected
individuals, corporate and trusts as a way of fundraising for our work.
Key responsibilities
1. To establish a portfolio of donors, corporate and trust fundraising activities.
2. To research and develop a pipeline of donors, corporate and trust support.
3. To work with our partners in UK and BDF members of staff like the
Communications and Advocacy Coordinator, OVC Coordinator, Livelihood
Coordinator, HBC Coordinator and HCT Coordinator to ensure that donor
opportunities are effectively packaged, managed and solicited.
4. To work with key figures to secure gifts to support our existing and as well as
developing new activities.
5. To Map networks and connectivity to support beneficial relationships for the work
of the organization.
6. To develop new, key revenue streams in a structured and managed fashion.
7. To be a key contributor to the fundraising programme – providing enhanced donor
care, high net worth individuals, corporate donors and trusts
8. To develop and implement successful solicitation plans for identified prospects
9. To participate in the development of PR & Fundraising strategic plans
10.To manage and maintain an accurate and up-to-date donor database and filing
system that underpins the administration of the program.
11.To take forward specialist projects as shall be assigned from time to time.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
1. A university degree, relevant to this role, from a recognized institution.
2. Self motivated and target driven -success in the role will be measured by actual
results, using performance data.
3. Ability to demonstrate people skills and achieve targets.
4. A people person with excellent communication, interpersonal and networking
skills.
5. Ability to write evocative and inspiring fundraising applications.
6. Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
7. Ability to be proactive in developing relationships with funders and influential
decision makers
8. Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
9. A good understanding of how to compose and present opportunities for support or
sponsorship
10.Developed research skills on fundraising.
11.Understanding of, sympathy with and a passionate commitment to the overall
aims of BDF and work of our partners.
12.Well organized and able to manage own time and workload to meet tight
deadlines.
13.Experience of managing information using electronic (e.g. databases) and paper
systems, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.
14.A good knowledge of and understanding of a wide range of computer packages.
15.Excellent project management skills
Desirable
16.Extensive previous experience of fundraising, particularly from major donors,
corporate or trusts
17.Knowledge of customer database administration and use of a wide range of pc
packages.
18.Knowledge of E based fundraising like Twitter and Social Network fundraising.
19.Extensive experience of events management
20.Extensive understanding of fundraising within the NGO sector both here in
Uganda and overseas.

Applications are invited from all candidates without discrimination. However, we
would be delighted to hear from female candidates and people living with or affected
by HIV/AIDS. To apply please complete our application form and send it as per
instructions by the 1st July 2011. CVs will not be considered.


How to Apply :
To apply please complete the application form and send one copy by email and one hard copy to our offices at the following address;

Bukomero Development Foundation
Bukomero Trading Centre, Hoima Road, Kiboga
P.O.Box 15, Bukomero-Kiboga,
Uganda, East Africa

or to the offices of
The Bible League Uganda
Plot 99 Masaka Road
Mugema ,Samona Road,Kampala

Deadline: Friday the 1st July 2011.


Get applications forms here
http://www.bdfug.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=61

Livelihood Program Coordinator Job Opportuniy at Bukomero Development Foundation

JOB TITLE Livelihood Program Coordinator

EMPLOYER Bukomero Development Foundation,

Working in Partnership with One World Foundation Africa.

LOCATION Bukomero Trading Centre

ACCOUNTABLE TO Executive Director

SALARY Negotiable

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE Three Years Contract

OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB:
This is not a management role but you will be leading on our work aimed at
building the capacity of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, widows
and OVC or their caregivers to reduce their dependency and vulnerability by
increasing their economic freedom and financial security. You will be leading
on a wide range of activities that build their capacities, based on market
analysis, so that they can do better, what they are doing now, led by market
demand and focused on implementation of our action plan on Economic
Strengthening.

Key Tasks
1. Working in partnership with our stakeholders lead on implementing our
Economic Strengthening strategy that underpins the delivery of our
economic strengthening activities.
2. Advice the Executive Director, senior managers, donors, partners and the
programme staff on appropriate economic strengthening activities.
3. Explore funding opportunities and as part of a team work on applications
to help with the delivery of our economic strengthening strategy.
4. To strengthen individuals and groups of people living with and affected by
HIV/AIDS to increase their production and marketing capacities.
5. To strengthen the abilities of individuals and groups of people living with
and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they can more effectively access
financial services.
6. To strengthen the traditional coping and self-help mechanisms within the
community and inclusive good practices with the mainstream providers.
7. To support the market oriented enterprise development, particularly
targeting people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, widows, OVC or
their caregivers.
8. To lead on the delivery of market oriented vocational skills based training
in business creation, management skills or farm management.
9. To closely work with the Communications and Advocacy Coordinator and
other program staff in advocating for government pro poor people policies
to ensure that the targeted beneficiaries have increased access to
business development opportunities, micro finance, micro health
insurance, research, extension services, agricultural inputs and other
wealth creation opportunities.
10.To manage the sessional staff and volunteers that from time to time may
be assigned to work on the project.
11.To undertake any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to
time, commensurate with the role
Qualification and experience required
1. Advanced university degree, preferably in agriculture or other
livelihood/economic strengthening community based development
activities.
2. A minimum of three years previous practical work experience in agriculture
or other livelihood/economic strengthening community based development
activities.
3. Demonstrable fundraising experience ability to help generate income for
livelihood/economic strengthening work.
4. A good understanding of issues affecting people living with or affected by
HIV/AIDS, widows, OVCs or their caregivers.
5. Excellent communication abilities both verbally and in writing
6. Ability to work independently and prioritize work effectively.
7. Maintains a calm disposition and positive outlook when working under
pressure.
8. Self- motivated and able to work with a high degree of autonomy.
9. Passion and commitment to BDF and OWFA work
10.Demonstrated passion for advocacy and issues affecting people living with
HIV/AIDS, widows, OVCs and their carers.
11.Ability to manage a large workload in a pressured environment, working to
short and long term objectives and tight deadlines.
12. Proactive, forward thinker who is able to plan ahead and anticipate
requirements and problems.
13.Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically.
14.Ability to analyze complex information from different sources and to
synthesise this information into coherent briefs.
15.Relocation to the operational area within 30 days of assuming post is an
essential requirement of this post.

16.Demonstrated skills in networking, team facilitation, and coalition building


Applications are invited from all candidates without discrimination. However,
we would be delighted to hear from female candidates and people living with
or affected by HIV/AIDS. To apply please complete our application form and
send it as per instructions by the 1st July 2011. CVs will not be considered.


Get application forms and details here
http://www.bdfug.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=61

Bukomero Development Foundation Job Vacancy for Executive Director

Bukomero Development Foundation
Working in Partnership with One World Foundation Africa

JOB TITLE Executive Director
EMPLOYER Bukomero Development Foundation

LOCATION Bukomero Trading Centre

ACCOUNTABLE TO Management Committee

SALARY Negotiable

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE Three Years Contract

OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB:
We are relatively a small but a fast growing organisation. We are looking for highly
enthusiastic hands on and an extremely disciplined manager to help with the
development of our work and shaping the growth of our organisation. As the Executive
Director, you will be the Chief Officer of the organisation with responsibilities of
implementing the policies set by the Board of Directors, leading on the delivery of our
annual goals and objectives, fundraising, financial management, program and
administrative management of the organisation. Guidance and direction is to be
provided by the Chairman of the Management Committee or any other person
designated by the management committee.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may
be assigned.
1. Responsible for overall leadership of staff in the development and implementation of
short and long range plans and policies and other activities.
2. Responsible for the financial management of the organisation, including the
development and implementation of the annual budget assisted by the Deputy
Executive Director (Finance and Administration).

3. Responsible for the development, implementation, and accomplishment of the
annual work plan of the organisation as approved by the Board of Directors.
4. Responsible for recruiting and sustaining working partnership both at the local,
district and national level. Such organisations may include, but not exclusively,
organizations like UNASO, TASO, Uganda AIDS Commission and other partner
agencies.
5. Responsible for ensuring that the local people are involved in the planning and
delivery of all activities of the organisation and monitoring evidence of their
involvement.
6. Responsible for fundraising, writing grant applications to donors, liaising with partner
agencies on fundraising, and growing local income to ensure sustainability of all
activities of the organisation.
7. Responsible for providing information, advice, and counsel to the Chairman of the
Board, Board Committees, and the Board of Directors in the creation of policies,
programs, and strategic direction of the organisation.
8. Responsible for support of all activities associated with the Board of Directors,
including staffing for all Board and Committee meetings, meeting schedules,
locations, development of agenda, and meeting materials.
9. Responsible for administration of overall operation of the organisation, including:
reviewing and evaluating the results of program activities, ensuring that continuing
contractual obligations are being fulfilled; allocating resources for greater program
effectiveness and efficiency; developing organizational and administrative policies
and program objectives for Board consideration.
10.Responsible for supervision of all assigned staff, including interviewing,
recommending for hiring and training of employees, planning, assigning and directing
of work, appraising performance, rewarding performance, addressing complaints,
resolving problems and enforcing employee discipline.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A successful candidate would have to be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily, extremely disciplined, hardworking and strongly result driven as success in
post will be measured by results. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required as a minimum.

1. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Attainment of graduate management
qualification or other equivalent advanced degree in a related field and five years of
increasingly responsible management experience, at least three of which shall have
been in a supervisory capacity.

2. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, financial reports, legal documents, technical
procedures, or governmental regulations; write reports, business correspondence,
and procedure manuals; efficiently respond to questions from membership, staff and
members of the community; communicate effectively in both written and oral form;
and, effectively present information to membership, top management, public group,
and/or board of directors.
3. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions; exhibit independent judgment in the development,
implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies; and interpret an
extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with several abstract and concrete variables.
4. OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the principles and
techniques of research, grant applications and grant administration, contract
administration and negotiation, community mobilisation, fiscal and organizational
management, principles and practices of marketing and public relations.
5. ABILITY TO PLAN: direct and coordinate activities; negotiate and administer
contracts; work with health care providers, commercial vendors, government
agencies, community groups and other organizations as necessary; communicate
effectively in both written and oral forms; exhibit independent judgment in the
development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies.
6. Other attributes
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a passionate commitment to our
work and will need to be extremely disciplined, trustworthy, efficient, self motivated
and target driven, ambitious, extremely creative and resourceful and an excellent
relationship builder.

7. Relocation
It is an essential requirement of this post that the successful candidate must relocate
to the area before taking up the position or within 30 days of being offered the
appointment. The role will involve a lot of work outside the normal working hours
including over the weekends.

Applications are invited from all candidates without discrimination. However, we
would be delighted to hear from female candidates and people living with or
affected by HIV/AIDS, particularly people from Kiboga district. To apply please
complete our application form and send it as per instructions by the 1st July 2011.
CVs will not be considered.

Get application form here
http://www.bdfug.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=61

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