Fundraising and Partnership Specialist: Hand in Hand Zimbabwe
Deadline: 20 May 2022 (5pm)
The position is responsible for spearheading the fundraising and strategic partnership for HiH Zim for the attainment of long-term organizational resource sustainability.
This is a result oriented position that entails provision leadership and accountability in the fundraising and management of strategic partnerships that will leverage the organization’s resources. The incumbent will lead in development, implementation and periodic review of fundraising and strategic partnership strategies and business plans; develop and periodically review policies and guidelines for fundraising and management of partnerships; keep abreast with developments and changes in local and global fundraising and partnerships initiatives; Development and implementation of a Resource Mobilization Strategy; Conduct a donor environmental scan and provide donor intelligence (thematic orientations, modalities of engagement, entry points and forecasts to increase probability of attracting funds; Engage in donor relationship management to ensure donor retention and upgrades while capturing new development partners; Identify and cultivate relations with strategic implementing partners for prospective consortium style initiatives; Represent the organization at key strategic forums both locally and regionally and Build the capacity of staff, board and partners on resource mobilization.
The person we seek should hold Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Development Studies, Commerce, Business Administration / Management, Economics, and Project Management, or any related areas; Post graduate diploma in Project Management, Public Relations or Communications is an added advantage and with at least five (5) years demonstrated results and experience in active fundraising for social development in an INGO and National Non-Governmental Organization.
This role requires a person with the following attributes
Ability to identify, build and maintain strong networks of funding sources and partners; Self-directed, dynamic, innovative, and highly motivated individual with strong leadership and management skills, and demonstrated ability to build, nurture and direct team; Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, and develop and maintain constructive relationships and profitable networks; Excellent analytical and detail-oriented individual with extensive experience in research, surveys and data management; Strong communication skills written and spoken English, and strong presentation and report writing skills; Proficiency in use of MS Office Suite and relevant computer application packages; Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity both at individual and team environment.
Candidates that meet the specified qualifications above may submit a cover letter, CV/Resume only (of no more than 5 pages) with clear contact details and contactable referees on or before Wed 20th May 2022, 1700hours to [email protected] and [email protected] You can also hand deliver or courier to: 73 Heyman Road, Suburbs, Bulawayo. Please indicate the POSITION you are applying for in the SUBJECT LINE of the application emai