Program Funding Manager (International Job Position) – Oxfam International

Organization: Oxfam
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country
About US:
Oxfam is a worldwide
organisation that employs works in more than 90 countries. We seek to overcome
poverty and suffering.  Oxfam’s global strategic goals include
contributing to achieving more profound and lasting change in the lives of people
living with poverty and injustice. We’re creating a worldwide influencing
network to unite the power of local organizations, who share a common vision
for change. Adequately resourced, local organizations are bestpositioned to
influence and actively participate in the fight against the injustice of
Job Summary:  The Program Funding Manager will raise funds
for Oxfam’s programs in Uganda; to ensure quality of proposal development and
consistency in relationships with institutional and non-institutional donors;
and to support program teams and country office in planning, securing and
managing funds
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design, implement and update Uganda donor map 10%
  • Responsible for designing, updating and implementing the Uganda donor
    mapping and funding strategy
  • Support the country program team in the development of quality
    project proposals and concept notes:40%
  • Support the country program team in the development of quality
    project proposals and concept notes
New business development
including philanthropies: 30%
  • Responsible for new business development including philanthropies ,
    income streams and innovative funding models with non-traditional donors,
    private sector, and other philanthropies such as foundations, lotteries
    and trusts
  • Provide ongoing research, strategic donor intelligence gathering,
    and trends analysis and generate information to enable engagement with
    global, regional and country level donors.
  • Support the appraisal of new funding opportunities using the bid and
    no bid decision making tool and processes.
  • Work with other affiliates in identifying and sharing new
    opportunities with home donors.
  • Identify and foster potential partnerships, coalitions, consortia
    and affiliate engagement that may result in joint programme funding
  • Prepare and share with the CD regular updates on top-line income
    status of the country in terms of (a) secure income for current year, (b)
    secure income for future years, and (c) proposals in the pipeline (which
    covers likely and possible)
  • Advise the CD and the program team on ways to ensure effective
    management of donors contracts and related risk management procedures.
Partner Capacity
Building and Relationship Management: 20%
  • Work closely with the Program team to ensure the overall capacity
    building approach is fully integrated, so that development and training in
    all organisational areas is provided to partner organisations in a
    coordinated and logical manner
  • Develop and implement a detailed plan for building the funding
    capacity of partner organisations, especially in proposal writing and
    donor mapping.  This will include
    needs assessment, capacity building approach and delivery plan including
    tools and methodologies, performance standards, and evaluation approach

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Program Funding Manager job must
    have relevant work experience and qualifications
  • Ability to facilitate proposal development processes involving
    technical program, MEL, and finance staff.
  • Proven analytical skills and the ability to think strategically in
    relation to fundraising and donor engagement.
  • Ability to work effectively with others persuading, influencing,
    negotiating and supporting, following as required in order to achieve
    fundraising targets. Ability to forecast and plan income
  • Ability to produce clear and timely written proposals and reports
    for donors
  • Ability to represent Oxfam to donors and external institutions.
  • Research and analytical skills and ability to evaluate proposals and
    write quality reports and make recommendations for improvements
  • Experience with gender programming and working in multi-cultural
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and policies and experience of
    promoting women’s rights and the interests of marginalized people in all
    aspects of Oxfam’s work
  • Sufficient knowledge of Oxfam’s priorities and development and
    humanitarian programme work an advantage
  • Knowledge of donor environment, understanding of funding issues in
    relation to Northern and Southern NGOs work in emergencies and development
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs
and cover letters ONLY to indicating the position
name in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be
Deadline: 14th September 2018
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