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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Coordinator Job at Eastern Archdiocesan Development Network (EADEN) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Coordinator 

Jobs at:
Eastern Archdiocesan Development Network (EADEN) 

Deadline of this Job:
26th November 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 18th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The Eastern Archdiocesan Development Network (EADEN) is a network of Caritas organizations of the Catholic Church in the Province of Tororo. It covers the Dioceses of Jinja, Tororo, Soroti, Kotido and Moroto. EADEN was established to coordinate development initiatives in the Province and link network members and partners locally, nationally and internationally. The mission of EADEN is "To promote social economic development and prosperity amongst communities in Eastern Uganda” through key thematic areas of; Climate resilient sustainable livelihoods, Governance 81 Human Rights, Organization and Institutional development, Gender Justice and peace, Financial empowerment, Network and collaboration. With funding from Caritas Denmark,"DAN|DA, EADEN invites applications from focused individuals, ready to take their carriers to the next level, to fill the following job position;
Job Title: Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Coordinator
Job Status: Contractual and full time
Reports to: The Executive Director
Location: Head Office — Mbale
Job purpose: To coordinate and take lead in the implementation of EADEN's advocacy and resource mobilization strategies in line with EADEN’s strategic focus.
Duties and responsibilities:
  •  Lead the implementation and maintenance of a robust advocacy strategy at EADEN and within the network Member organization (MOS).
  •  Build capacity of EADEN staff and its Member Organizations [MOs] to engage in effective policy analysis and advocacy at all levels.
Resource Mobilization
  •  Organize all activities related with fundraising and resource mobilization in EADEN
  •  Take the lead in identification of funding opportunities for both financial and non
  •  financial support from the mainstream donor organizations, the private sector, corporate entities and individual philanthropies in coordination with all staff and Network member organizations.
  •  Take the lead role in writing competitive funding proposals, business plans and concept papers in consultation with other relevant staff and network members.
Management roles
  •  An active member of the Secretariat Management Team contributing to key decisions, policies and strategies relevant for competitive positioning of EADEN and the Network MOs.
  •  Representing EADEN at external forums and meetings in line with advocacy and resource mobilization fields in consultation with the Executive Director.
Qualifications and experience
  • A minimum of Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Rural development, Development Studies, Social Sciences or related field. A postgraduate training in relevant fields is a strong added advantage.
  •  At least five years working experience in a similar position within the NGO sector
  • Excellent knowledge of the computer especially Ms. Office packages and the internet
  •  Experience in fundraising and donor reporting
  •  Training and experience in project planning and management
Job application procedure
Submit your cover letter, resume and relevant supporting documents to:
The Executive Director,
Eastern Archdiocesan Development Network
P.D.BOX 295, Mbale
Plot 14, Bufumbo road, Oliver House Mbale
By either hand-delivery to EADEN Head Office on Plot 14, Bufumbo road, Oliver House after the High court in Mbale town, or in lganga, on plot 24 Lubas road, Off Kaliro road, or email to: 
Deadline for submission is 26th November 2018 at 5:00pm EAT. Check  for detailed job descriptions.

  •  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted;
  •  EADEN is an Equal Opportunity Employer; both Men and Women are encouraged to apply;
  •  EADEN has zero tolerance for corruption and fraud. Any form of such tendencies and unnecessary solicitations/pressures on staff or key EADEN stakeholders will lead to automatic disqualification at any stage, even when discovered after the appointment;
  •  Successful candidate must be ready to commence duty by 21st January 2019. Our Motto: In Truth We Serve God‘ and Mankind!‘