Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
plot 644, nsereko gregory rd
Finance Department –Manager Job Descriptions
A) Job description: Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Manager
Job Title: Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer
Reporting to: Chief Finance Officer
Responsible for: Line managing our Fundraiser and the occasional consultants and volunteers.
2. General Criteria
§ ELOIM’s staff operates in a spirit of program partnership, which demands team-work
§ And collaborative decision-making, transparency and mutual respect, integrity, personal initiative,
§ Creativity, and interpersonal sensitivity and professional discretion
3. Job overview
Scope and Accountability
§ The Fundraising Manager is a key senior role in helping ELOIM to grow the scale and Impact of our programs. The new post-holder will lead a small and high-performing team at a critical time of targeted growth.
§ The post-holder manages the Fundraiser and occasional volunteers and part-time consultants and holds responsibility for developing and delivering our fundraising strategies.
§ The role sits within the Core and Operations team, and is line-managed by the Chief Finance Officer, CFO. The post-holder works closely with the CFO, Country Director and Executive Director and the Program and Policy Practice and Communication teams. S/he will take part in Board and Executive Management Committee Meetings as required.
4. Job Purpose
§ The purpose of this role is to ensure that ELOIM has the financial resources to deliver on its mission to support in following and celebrating our Lord Jesus Christ, working with the poor, orphaned and oppressed to promote human transformation, justice and witness the good news of the kingdom of God.
§ The Fundraising Manager will play an instrumental role ensuring that our fundraising strategies and practice exceed this ambition/goal. The post-holder will do this by working with colleagues across the organization to ensure that challenging fundraising targets are met, that our contractual obligations with donors are adhered to with strong stewardship of these strategic relations, and that new donors are brought on board.
§ The role coordinates all types of fundraising including statutory, philanthropy, private sector, trusts, and mass audience. It works directly alongside colleagues, themselves engaging with donors, to develop compelling proposals, and provide strategic support and direction for organizational and program fundraising.
§ It also works throughout the organization to mobilize and align communications, media and advocacy activity to engage supporters.
5. Specific tasks and responsibilities
a. Developing fundraising strategies
§ Take forward and develop an organization-wide fundraising strategy and work plans including tactics for raising unrestricted income.
§ Advise and assist the Executive Director and all Programme Officers/ Managers in devising and implementing fundraising strategies for their programmes and specific projects and review their implementation on a regular basis.
§ Contribute to ELOIM’s strategic and annual planning processes having ownership of the fundraising part of the overall process.
b. Raising income and coordinating our fundraising and reporting
§ Assist all teams in planning, writing and editing funding proposals to comply with ELOIM’s fundraising guidelines and standards, paying particular attention to our accountabilities and ensuring that applications meet donor guidelines.
§ Develop and improve the effectiveness of the organization-wide oversight, monitoring and coordination of fundraising and reporting.
§ Ensure that accurate and up-to-date information is maintained on all submissions, grant-funded projects and donors in relevant databases and filing systems.
§ Help improve programme team’s fundraising skills, capacities and systems.
§ Work with the ED,CD COO and Organizational Performance to ensure that funding proposals comply with ELOIM’s developing best practice in monitoring and evaluation plans.
§ Coordinate cross-programme funding and reporting arrangements, acting as the lead person setting plans and organizing meetings.
§ Ensure that donor reports meet requirements and contracts and that they are of a high standard and submitted on time.
§ Take the lead in developing our capabilities to enter into framework agreements and underlying contracts.
§ Produce up-to-date reports for staff, management and the Board.
§ In liaison with program teams advise partner organizations and help them to build their fundraising capacities and knowledge.
c. Managing strong strategic relations with Donors
§ Develop and deepen existing donor relationships, ensuring that the organization maintains effective communications and good relations with our donor partners, ensuring they are updated on our work and achievements.
§ Keep the organization up-to-date on changing donor priorities and ensure that new funding Opportunities are identified and shared with teams in a timely manner.
§ Take the lead working with the Fundraiser in developing new income sources.
§ Work closely with the Executive Management Committee and others across the organization to increase our profile and enhance our reputation within the donor community.
§ Represent the organization at meetings with donors and external events.
d. Other responsibilities
§ Line-management of the Fundraiser and consultants and occasional volunteers
§ Be responsible for the fundraising budget.
§ Keep the fundraising section of our website up to date.
§ Lead in organizing fundraising events.
§ Contribute to organizational processes of learning and policy formulation.
§ Participate in internal meetings and communications.
§ Travel as required.
§ Perform other duties and tasks, consistent with the skills and expertise, as required in non-routine circumstances.
6. Person specification
§ Knowledge of fundraising best practice.
§ Knowledge of donors that support work in our sector
§ Knowledge of program design, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
§ Understanding of working on issues of conflict resolution (desirable).
§ Educated to degree level or higher.
§ A relevant second language (desirable).
§ Significant senior fundraising experience within the charity sector.
§ A proven track record of delivering fundraising success.
§ Proven experience in managing people.
§ Successfully raised funds from major donors.
§ Experience writing log frames.
§ Experience of building capacity and sharing knowledge.
§ Proven experience of and ability to plan effectively at the organizational level.
§ Experience of developing and implementation of strategic plans
§ Experience of budgeting and managing resources.
- Training Provided
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
Kindly go to our website ( www.eloiministries.org) under the categories page, you will find Volunteer with us link, click on it and it will provide you with optional pages which have a downloadable application form on each one or contact the Executive director directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com