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Friday, April 5, 2019

Fundraising Officer (re-advertised) Job at Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Fundraising Officer (re-advertised)

Jobs at:
Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Deadline of this Job:
14th April, 2019 


Duty Station:
FRC Country Office – Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 5th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 2000000 , Minimum: 1400000 , Maximum: 6000000 , Period: MONTH


JOB DETAILS:
Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) is a small INGO promoting adult education and community development among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to UNHCR and OPM.
FRC is currently seeking for dynamic, qualified Ugandans to fill the following positions;
REPORTS TO : COUNTRY DIRECTOR
DURATION : 3 YEARS (Till end of 2021, renewable annually)
Job Summary:
The key purpose of the job is to identify funding opportunities and collaborations, advocate for the FRC work and write variety of proposals for funding..

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Fundraising (80%)
• Prepare project proposals on adult education, livelihood and capacity building.
• Develop, maintain and update the donor data base.
• Prepare timely and accurate documentation on project proposals.
• Keep up-to-date with development issues and trends with regard to Uganda and refugee work.
• Provide technical assistance to the FRC staff and partners in proposal writing.
• Meet all fundraising strategy targets, timelines and income projections.
• Manage a mixed portfolio of funders to best practice standards, ensuring reporting deadlines are met, terms and conditions for grants are satisfied.
Advocacy (20%)
• Promote FRC program areas, especially adult education, among government officials, donor and partner community.
• Research, identify and manage relationships with foundations, institutional funders, governments and statutory-making bodies, corporate and private donors.
• Attract, build and develop relationships with new and existing corporate donors to secure long term and increased funding across a wide range of target markets.
• Undertake any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and competencies:
• Bachelor degree in Project Planning / Development Studies / Business Administration or similar.
• At least 3 years’ professional work experience at INGO/NGO setting.
• Strong hands-on experience on proposal writing, fundraising and advocacy.
• Knowledge of donors and funding sources.
• Proven track record of proposals written, submitted and approved. Applicant MUST HAVE previous experience on this.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.

Job application procedure
Email Application by 14th April, 2019 to; frcugandaadmin@refugeecouncil.fi
Include in your application:
• GROSS salary request must be included in the cover letter,
• Maximum 4-page long CV highlighting the successful project proposals written,
• Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.
Do not email copies of certificates. Those are requested from short listed candidates
only.

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