Fundraising Officer International NGO Jobs – Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Organization: Finnish
Refugee Council (FRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
About US:
Finnish Refugee
Council (FRC) is an INGO promoting adult education and community development
among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to UNHCR and OPM.
Job Summary:   The Fundraising Officer will primarily identify funding
opportunities and collaborations, advocate for the FRC work and write variety
of proposals for funding..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Fundraising (80%)
  • Prepare project proposals on adult education, livelihood and
    capacity building.
  • Develop, maintain and update the donor data base.
  • Prepare timely and accurate documentation on project proposals.
  • Keep up-to-date with development issues and trends with regard to
    Uganda and refugee work.
  • Provide technical assistance to the FRC staff and partners in
    proposal writing.
  • Meet all fundraising strategy targets, timelines and income
  • Manage a mixed portfolio of funders to best practice standards,
    ensuring reporting deadlines are met, terms and conditions for grants are
Advocacy (20%)
  • Promote FRC program areas, especially adult education, among
    government officials, donor and partner community.
  • Research, identify and manage relationships with foundations,
    institutional funders, governments and statutory-making bodies, corporate
    and private donors.
  • Attract, build and develop relationships with new and existing
    corporate donors to secure long term and increased funding across a wide
    range of target markets.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by
    the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)
    Fundraising Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Project
    Planning / Development Studies / Business Administration or similar.
  • Three years of professional work experience at INGO/NGO setting.
  • Strong hands-on experience on proposal writing, fundraising and
  • Knowledge of donors and funding sources.
  • Proven track record of proposals written, submitted and approved.
    Applicant MUST HAVE previous experience on this.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their Email applications to  
Please include in
your application letter:
  • Gross salary request,
  • Maximum 4-page long CV
  • GROSS salary request must be included in
    the cover letter,
  • Contact details (email and telephone) of
    3 professional reference persons.
Deadline: 14th April 2019
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