Fresher Grants and Partnerships Officer NGO Jobs – Educate!

 

Job Title:    Grants and Partnerships
Officer

Organisation: Educate!

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Educate!, a
fast-growing social enterprise, is looking for a Grants and Partnerships
Officer to join its ambitious, high-performing team. Based in Kampala, the
Grants and Partnerships Officer will help us meet and exceed our fundraising
goals by producing high-quality grant reports and proposals, organizing
engaging site visits (for donors and partners, and supporting our fundraising
and East Africa teams to help us reach greater heights.

 

Job Summary:  We are looking for a self-starter with
meticulous attention to detail, excellent writing skills, and exceptional
communication and relationship-building abilities. Someone who is motivated by
contributing to a team and eager to jump in and take on new projects. The
Grants and Partnerships Officer is an early career position with high potential
for professional growth and learning. In this role, you will have a chance to
work closely with the East African teams who implement our programs on the
ground, and develop compelling content and materials to showcase our impact to
key stakeholders. You’ll join a motivated, passionate, overachieving
international team that is positioning Educate! to be the leader in skills-based
secondary education in Africa and intensively impact one million youth each
year by 2024.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project Management

·       
You’ll
work with our External Relations team to ensure that all project requirements,
deadlines and schedules are on track. You’ll contribute to the development of
Educate!, its processes and its projects that keep our stakeholders informed
and connected to Educate!’s progress and mission.

·       
Plan and
organize the completion of high-quality grant reports and proposals with other
team members, while ensuring these projects are on time and within scope.

·       
Work
closely with in-country teams to maintain effective project communication plans
for gathering information needed for reporting and donor materials

·       
Support
the team in streamlining systems and processes to make grant reporting and
information sourcing more efficient.

Grant Reports &
Proposals

·       
You’ll
work with our fundraising team to ensure that Educate! meets and exceeds our
obligations to current donors by producing high-quality grant reports that keep
our stakeholders informed on Educate!’s progress and mission. In addition, you
will work collaboratively to develop comprehensive, engaging and tailor-made
proposals to submit to prospective and current funders.

·       
Write
and project manage high-quality grant reports, collaborating with other team
members as needed.

·       
Write
and project manage high-quality grant proposals that are customized to address
the key focus areas and requirements of prospective and current donors.

Team Support   

·       
Educate!
is growing, but we still embrace our start-up culture! As part of the team, you
must share a passion for learning and taking on new projects and ideas. You’ll
support colleagues in the U.S. and in East Africa on fundraising and other
external relations projects as needed. Example projects include:

·       
Conduct
research to support Educate!’s strategy for engaging with bilateral and
multilateral donors.

·       
Source
information from in-country team members and craft responses to answer donor or
partner questions.

·       
Lead
in-person or virtual informational meetings to share more about Educate!’s work
with peers.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

This is an early
career role, well-suited for those with 1-2 years of work experience. The ideal
candidate will be:

·       
Bachelor’s
degree (related area not necessary)

·       
Native-level
proficiency in spoken and written English

·       
Minimum
commitment of one (1) year, with a preference for those willing to stay longer.

·       
A good
fit with our Five Cultural Tenets (see “What is Educate! About?” Excellent
organization and time management skills; experience working with a remote team
to successfully manage multiple projects with competing timelines.

·       
High
degree of proficiency working in a fast-paced, flexible, goal-oriented
environment, with the highest level of personal and professional integrity.

·       
A
collaborative and flexible team player, excited to learn and pitch in where
needed

·       
A
self-starter, able to prioritize and manage multiple assignments, take
initiative, and work independently

·       
An
exceptional communicator (written and verbal) and relationship-builder in
diverse settings, from a classroom to a conference room

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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