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Resource Mobilization Officer

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  • Post Date: December 19, 2020
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Job Overview

Job location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Starting date: 1 February 2021

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the above position which has arisen within an International NGO present in Zimbabwe. This is a one-year contract (with 3 months’ probation). Prospects of contract renewal are dependent on resource availability and individual performance, particularly meeting job targets. The purpose of the position is to lead resource mobilization/fundraising/proposal writing work of the organization.

Summary of duties

  • Document resource requirements and prepare resource mobilisation strategy and plan for the organization;
  • Perform donor intelligence for the organization and its affiliates;
  • Expand the organization’s donor network and explore relevant consortia;
  • Write project proposals;
  • Participate in project monitoring and providing technical guidance to project implementation;
  • Support preparation of donor reports;
  • Capacity building the organization’s affiliates (implementing partners) in resource mobilisation and proposal writing.

Profile of candidate

  • At least a Master’s degree in international development or any relevant social science;
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in resource mobilisation and fundraising;
  • At least 5 years of experience in project implementation and monitoring;
  • Experience in youth work, education and/or livelihoods-focused education programming;
  • Proven track-record of fundraising for development projects;
  • Traceable experience of writing successful funding proposals for small and big funding agencies

Personal characteristics

  • Team player;
  • Collaborative;
  • Self-driven;
  • Result-oriented;
  • Passion for youth work;
  • Strong value-driven person and professional ethics;
  • Loyal to mission of the organization

Salary: Comparable to those of local Zimbabwean NGOs
Eligibility: Zimbabwean residents only

To apply

Submit 1-page motivation letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the job, stating past achievements in a similar role, expected remuneration and attach a detailed CV, with at least two relevant and traceable references to rmo@youngafrica.org

Deadline: 4 January 2021

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationMasters
  • Experience10-15 Years
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