Resource Mobilization Officer

  • Full Time
  • Zambia

Image Promotions Ltd Zambia

About the job

The primary function of this role is to coordinate the process for producing high-quality proposals and concept notes to help raise funds for IPL projects and programmes.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop resource mobilization strategies and action plan(s) as required.

• Lead the proposal(s) development workshop for prospective proposals and communicate proposal requirements and timelines for inputs and review of proposals with partners and Image Promotions staff.

• Develop and submit periodic status reports on fundraising/resource mobilisation.

• Explore development of social enterprise that provides a service while raising funds for the organization.

• Serve as primary proposal writer, drafting, editing, and ensuring final production of competitive proposal for submission to donor; use writing skills to transform technical content and conceptual design into polished final proposals that are responsive to donor guidelines, including log frames and proposal budgets.

• Manage administrative procedures, practices and project management tools regarding donor funds/grants.

• Facilitate meetings, phone calls and written correspondence with donors and stakeholders.

• Proactively follow up with the donors following proposal submission to monitor progress, answer questions and amend submissions, as necessary.

• With support from the Proposal development team, review secondary literature on relevant subjects relating to proposed projects and programs.

• Based on data analysis, identify data, information and analysis gaps. This should include reviewing and compiling relevant research, evidence from prior similar interventions, best practices and lessons learned.

Education qualifications and Work experience

• Minimum bachelor’s degree in economics, Business Development, Development Studies or any relevant social science or management field from a recognized and reputable university.

• Minimum 3 years’ relevant work experience in a similar position with humanitarian organizations, Non-governmental Organisation or similar experience.

• Knowledge of and experience/relationships with diverse donors/funders

• Robust experience in proposal and budget development; program implementation, monitoring, evaluation & reporting.

• Familiarity with the international development community and donor solicitation processes (US Government agencies, European Government agencies, multilateral agencies)

• Market experince and knowledge essential

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