HakiElimu’s vision is to see an open, just and democratic society with quality education for all. For more information visit www.hakielimu.org
HakiElimu seeks to recruit a vibrant and dynamic candidate for the post of Resource Mobilization, Investments & Partnerships Officer (1 post)
We are looking for a person with:
(a) Ability to communicate clearly to diverse audiences, including donors, private sector partners, staff, management and government officials (b) Commitment to social justice, human rights, quality and inclusive education; (c) Creativity, imaginative and analytical; (d) Commitment to mutual respect, tolerance and team work; (e) Desire to take initiative and learn; (f) Willingness to take on responsibilities and work hard; and (g) Adherence to highest ethical and quality standards.
Main responsibilities: Coordination, planning, development and management of a resource mobilization and partnership strategy to engage relevant partners, raise the necessary funds, and support HakiElimu’s work to realize its Vision and Mission.
(a) Fundraising Activities (60%)- Development and maintenance of fundraising and growth strategies, identification and cultivation of relationships with new potential donors and partners to secure funding, i.e. from corporates, bilaterals, multi-laterals, trusts ,foundations and other CSOs, Lead on the coordination of project development and proposal-writing for donors including off the shelf packages and strategic pitches, contract management etc.
(b) Donor Relationship Management and Reporting (20%) Lead on communications with existing donor partners, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Head Of Programs, Work closely with national and international partners e.g. TanFiDe for Quality Education in Tanzania in fundraising initiative for joint projects contributing to achievement of HakiElimu objectives, coordinate the preparation of HakiElimu and DPs biannual joint meetings, establish and manage the fundraising database.
(c) Strategic Direction (10%) - Lead on implementation of the Resources Mobilization and Investment Strategy
(d) PR, Marketing and Communication (5% )-Oversight of activities, meetings and events to raise the profile and visibility of the organization as the education experts in Tanzania ,coordinate production of fundraising materials, production of monthly and quarterly fundraising and income updates for review with the Management Team
(e) Other duties as required (5%)
Key Competencies: (a) Graduate level degree in relevant field (b) At least three years’ experience in fundraising and donor management including bilateral and multilateral donor relations (c) Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English, including exceptional networking and representation skills at high-level meetings and events (d) Excellent proposal writing skills (e) Strong knowledge of current and future funding trends, as well as of development issues, education, civic participation, governance and accountability (f) An excellent understanding of project cycle management including problem/objective trees, stakeholder analysis, project planning, budgeting (g) Computer literate - competent in the use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (h) Experience of working in development in an African context (i) Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment (j) Ability to train and support staff to understand developing and managing donor relationships and funding (k) Knowledge of using online social platforms for fundraising, marketing and communications (l) Knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage (m) Able to communicate clearly to diverse audiences, including donors, private sector partners, staff, management and government officials.
All applicants need to send the following:
(a) A cover letter clearly stating in 200 words or less why you want this job and are suitable for it (b) salary history (include last salary slip where possible) (c) 2 letters of reference from non-relatives (d) An updated CV which includes your complete contact details and (e) 1-2 samples of something you have already written or produced. The application deadline is 15th April 2017. Application materials will be retained by HakiElimu.
Send applications to:
Executive Director, HakiElimu, P O Box 79401, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave them with the receptionist at our offices at Plot No.739 Mathuradas/Off UN Road, Upanga, Dar es Salaam.
HakiElimu is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women, people with disabilities, Tanzanians and Non-Tanzanians.