Job Title: Planning & Resource Mobilization Specialist
Number of Vacancies: One (1)
Reports To: Secretary General
Duty Station: Kampala
11th January, 2013 at 4:30pm
To develop and implement a resource mobilization strategy and related plan of action for all the IRCU programs as per the strategic plan.
Key results areas:
Develop and implement resource mobilization strategies according to IRCU’s vision, mission and philosophy
Identify and exploit all possible means of resource mobilization, plan and negotiate partnership agreement with donors.
Build capacity of IRCU staff in resource mobilization and planning
Prepare and present regular reports to keep the leadership team abreast of the latest developments and progress in the area of resource mobilization.
Provide technical guidance for IRCU’s programme implementation
Coordinate secretariat planning and implementation of IRCU’s strategic objectives.
Monitor and evaluate the Secretariat’s Resource mobilization and planning function
Network with international and local stakeholders to promote the IRCU’s lobbying and advocacy.
Qualifications and Experience
University degree in Marketing, Communication, Fundraising, Business Administration or related discipline
A higher degree in relevant studies (such as Social Sciences, Economics,
Development Studies, Political Science, International Studies and other related studies).
Minimum 5 years' experience related to the above duties and responsibilities
Experience with a proven track record in resource mobilization work,
Proposal development and program design.
Experience working with Faith-based organizations is highly advantageous
Good knowledge & skill in fund raising mechanisms and resource mobilization activities
Superior knowledge of best practices in international donor relations and fundraising
Strong analytical skills
Strong oral and written communications skills (both technical and diplomatic writing)
Ability to build and manage strong working relationships and foster open communications among diverse stakeholders
Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes.
Ability to be flexible in responding to changing work priorities
Ability to work in multicultural and religious settings.
Fluency in English is required; proficiency in other international languages is desirable
Experience developing and implementing marketing strategies a benefit
Proven negotiation, strategic planning and execution skills
Proven ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and to perform under pressure.
Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize.
A team player, with proven performance in a multi-cultural and multidisciplinary environment
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
How to apply:
Each candidate for the posts above is required to submit his/her application letter (only in hard copy) with certified copies of his/her academic certificates/transcripts and a letter of recommendation from his/her leader of Church/Mosque/ place of worship not later than 11th January, 2013 at 4:30pm to the address below:
The Human Resource & Administration Manager
Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)
Namirembe Hill Plot 884, Centenary Road
P. O. Box 7502
Deadline: 11th January, 2013