Job Title: Associate Director - Business Development (Uganda) Application Deadline Date: 06 Aug 2012
Position Location: Uganda Position Start Date: 01 Sep 2012
Region: Africa\East Africa Position End Date: 23 Aug 2014
Requisition Category: International Recruitment Priority: Need Immediately
Country Name: Uganda Program/Office Name: Programme Development Division
City/Province: Uganda Employee Type: Expatriate
Job Grade Level: 17 Recruitment Status: Actively Recruiting
Is this a family post? Family - Spouse with Children
Requisition Num: 2012AFEINKO-8W3DEY
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To provide leadership to the resource acquisition unit and oversee/ coordinate the implementation of World Vision Uganda resource acquisition strategy.
Planning an innovative vision for new business initiatives.
Coordinate with Integrated Ministry and Quality Assurance Divisions and all other divisions to ensure programme integration.
Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff in project development, management and implementation.
Resource Acquisition Strategy:
Work with the Programme Development Division (PDD) team in the review, modification and updating of the existing resource acquisition strategy.
Work with the PDD team as well as Information Management and Quality Assurance Divisions in the development of Urban programming, Local Fund Raising and Public Private Partnership (P3) strategy.
Providing guidance and identifying priorities and opportunities that will address short term and long term program needs.
Organise and lead Resource mobilisation through concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them with Support Offices and other donors.
Ensure that innovations and best practices are built into concept notes proposals and new initiatives.
Ensure that resource acquisition activities are integrated in Area Development Programme (ADP) Annual Plans.
Visit Donor offices and speak with Donor representatives to promote WVU strategic priorities, integrated programming and gather intelligence on new opportunities and trends that align to World Vision strategic priorities.
Identify new donors, establish relationships and invite them to visit world vision project sites.
Update donor Mapping information for reference and networking purposes.
Attend and Participate in donor organize events and donor organised partners meetings.
Ensure that program/grants materials given to donor during donor visits has donor brands and/or acknowledgement.
Identify both INGO and NGO partners with WVU aligned vision and establish relationship for pre-positioning to grants.
Work with partnership department to forge formal agreements with new partners.
Identify key P3 (Public-Private Partnership) partners and establish relationships with them for pre-positioning and programming integration.
Liaise with other organizations and WV National Offices to collaborate in standard setting, materials development, and learning activities together with respective specialists.
Documentation of lessons learnt and promising practices.
Ensure that all staff in the Acquisition unit takes Proposal Pro training.
Encourage individual training of staff in the unit that will further improve their respective skills and polish output.
Attend training or send staff to meetings and training on innovations and new trends.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
A Bachelors Degree Marketing, Development studies or related field.
5 years practical experience in fund raising, grants management and/or marketing.
At least three years experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Training facilitation and coordination skills.
A Masters Degree in Management or Marketing
How to Apply:
Deadline: 6th August 2012