Job description

  • Liaise with REMA’s senior management, including the DG, DDG, Division Managers, SPIU Coordinator, Program Managers, and Sector Specialists to develop the SPIU’s resource mobilisation strategy.
    § Improve efficiency and effectiveness of business development processes, including proposal development, partnership management, financial reporting, etc.
    § Facilitate the development of the SPIU’s Resource Mobilization Strategy that includes securing new, diverse and additional resources for REMA. The strategy should respond to REMA’s funding needs.
    § Conduct and develop a 5-year funding needs assessment for the SPIU.
    § Develop a Resource Mobilization Manual that includes standard operating procedures and processes; and define the direction of resource acquisition and utilization, approvals and follow up.
    § Conducting research on potential donors/partners such as trusts, foundations, companies and high net worth individuals. This includes proactively identifying funding opportunities, as soon as or ideally before they become public knowledge and constantly scan the horizon, network and solicit donor intelligence and share information on donor profiles (policies, preferences, geographical focus).
    § In collaboration with the SPIU team, and consultants, participate in the drafting of appealing proposals and concepts to diverse sources, including development partners, corporate, academia, policy-makers, philanthropists, and foundations.
    § Produce Resource Mobilisation Plans and Reports as per stipulated periods and requirements. Includes close working relation with the Finance team in development of appropriate budgets.
    § Developing, managing and updating Friends of REMA databases to record their contacts and preference information; Maintaining a network of corporate contacts and effectively managing and maximizing these relationships.
    § Develop and Strengthen Partnerships for Joint Proposal Writing especially with credible organizations in the country. Includes registering with relevant fund raising associations.
    § Organize resource mobilization events for example, Donor Round Tables.
    § Build staff capacity on resource mobilization at all levels, including development of tools and skills to aid staff in resource mobilization. This will also include, internally building a case for Resource Mobilization by sensitizing staff on the proposition for mobilizing resources.
    § Maintain relations with donors and ensure they are consistently and timely informed on important operational issues. This includes effective communication with donors’ focal points and being the SPIU’s focal point for resource mobilisation and sustainability activities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s in Economics

4 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Public Relations

4 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Law

4 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in environmental economics

4 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Mobilization skills
  • Project Management kills and experience
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • have strong capability to develop projects proposal for funding
  • Able to demonstrate skills and experience in working with different leaders, leading projects, the ability to manage donor funded projects for expected results to both parties;