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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 12, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

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Job Title

Fundraising and Business Development Manager job at Ayuda en Acción

Job Description

To identify donor resources, raising funds and writing proposals for long-term organizational sustainability.

Duties and Responsibilities

Business development

  • Identify and track relevant upcoming funding opportunities (private and institutional donors) – through advance intelligence gathering, partner relationships, and other available resources.

  • Conduct prospecting visits to key private or institutional donors to identify and prepare for upcoming funding opportunities.

  • Manage Actions for pre-solicitation proposal preparations and bid planning including: teaming, bid strategy, development of win-themes, oversight of and contribution to technical design, drafting management and other sections of the proposal in advance of the solicitation.

  • Manage major open donors solicitations and other proposal submissions, including teaming agreements, oversight of technical design and cost proposal, PPRs, capacity statements, internal review/quality control processes, drafting sections of the proposal where appropriate.

  • Represent the organization’s business development interests at relevant meetings, events, and within resource mobilization or donor-specific peer networks.

  • Develop a resource mobilization strategy aligned with the country office objectives

  • Assist in the development of fundraising materials, such as case statements, position papers, brochures, and presentations


Strategy

  • Participates in the definition of the AeA strategy in the country.

  • Identifies, analyzes and reports on the strategies of key actors present.

  • Advises and promotes the exchange of knowledge and useful information with other AeA offices in the region to facilitate improvements in the quality and efficiency of project management.

  • Update the fundraising strategy of the National Program


Project Identification and Formulation

  • Coordinates the monitoring and analysis of the situation of the sectors and areas of the national office.

  • Supports area managers and MEAL unit in the collection of primary and secondary information.

  • Supports, coordinates/leads and/or participates in the design, preparation, organization, and implementation of project identification studies (needs, vulnerability, feasibility, risk, etc.) when required in collaboration with MEAL unit.

  • Draft proposals and prepare all key documents to accompany each proposal as per donor requirements. In collaboration with the Uganda team, prepare high-quality grant proposals, concept notes, and funding applications tailored to the requirements of potential donors.


Relationships with key stakeholders and partners

  • Networks, coordinates and negotiates with external stakeholders (local governments, UN agencies, national and international NGOs, representatives of beneficiary groups, consultants, etc.).

  • Identify and cultivate relationships with potential donors, including individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies

  • Convenes, organizes and/or participates in meetings with external stakeholders as needed.

  • Identifies and maintains spaces that facilitate the exchange of information and experiences of AeA with other organizations.

  • Prepare all relevant activities related to the positioning and visibility of AeA's interventions in the country.

  • Participates and supervises the elaboration of collaboration agreements


Internal Coordination

  • Coordinate funding decisions with the Regional Director and the program management team.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Professional university studies in the area of Engineering, Social Sciences, international relations or related fields.

  • Management of international cooperation projects with a minimum experience of 5 years.

  • Knowledge of the development and humanitarian context in general and, particularly, in Sub-Saharan African countries, with special emphasis on conflict zones.

  • Experience working on projects in Uganda is an asset

  • Experience in the renewable energy, energy access and climate change sector in the Ugandan context (mandatory).

  • Proven track record of securing funding from various sources, such as grants, donations, or investments.

  • Experience with proposal writing, grant applications, and presentations.

  • Strong understanding of fundraising trends and regulations.

  • Experience managing relationships with donors and sponsors.

  • Understanding of Public-Private Partnership is a plus (PPP).


Languages:

Essential:

English:

  • (C1 Advanced, C2 Professional/Native)


Highly Valued:

  • French: (B1 Intermédiaire,)

  • Spanish: (B1 intermédio)


Geographical Mobility:

  • Yes. National/International


Other requirements:

  • Windows (Advanced)


Skills and competencies:

  • Identify and track relevant upcoming funding opportunities (private and institutional donors) – through advance intelligence gathering, partner relationships, and other available resources.

  • Conduct prospecting visits to key private or institutional donors to identify and prepare for upcoming funding opportunities.

  • Manage Actions for pre-solicitation proposal preparations and bid planning including: teaming, bid strategy, development of win-themes, oversight of and contribution to technical design, drafting management and other sections of the proposal in advance of the solicitation.

  • Manage major open donors solicitations and other proposal submissions, including teaming agreements, oversight of technical design and cost proposal, PPRs, capacity statements, internal review/quality control processes, drafting sections of the proposal where appropriate.

  • Represent the organization’s business development interests at relevant meetings, events, and within resource mobilization or donor-specific peer networks.

  • Develop a resource mobilization strategy aligned with the country office objectives

  • Assist in the development of fundraising materials, such as case statements, position papers, brochures, and presentations.

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How to Apply

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