Resource Mobilization & Partnerships Manager NGO Jobs – LWF World Service

Job Title:    Resource Mobilization &
Partnerships Manager

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Country


About US:

Lutheran World
Federation (LWF) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World
Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF
Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and


Job Summary:  The role of the Resource Mobilization &
Partnerships Manager is to mobilize and support LWF Uganda program leadership
to identify, capture and develop funding opportunities; ensure effective
strategic partnerships and donor relationships; supervise and develop a highly
effective and responsive resource mobilization team; develop cost-effective
systems and processes; and foster effective and responsive cross-functional
participation in resource mobilization from other internal units.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Manage Resource
Mobilisation Functions

Lead the
design and implementation of a comprehensive resource mobilization strategy,
including regular reporting on the strategy goals and benchmarks;

proposal development efforts while ensuring efficient coordination with local
and global fundraising team and the submission of high-quality proposals in
strategic priority themes in Uganda;

an environmental scan/Frequent donor and potential funding mapping and provide
donor intelligence (thematic orientations, modalities of engagement, entry
points and forecasts;

seek innovative means of attracting new donors and seek opportunities to
diversify the funding pool;

resource mobilisation tools as needed;

and maintain proposal pipeline and generate monthly reports for managements
strategic decisions;

Partnerships for Fundraising:

an updated donor database and systematically share its content with the country

various meetings with donors, monitor required actions and accompany the
country representative for meetings with donors as required;

in donor relationship management to ensure donor retention and upgrades while
capturing new development partners;

and cultivate relations with strategic implementing partners for prospective
consortium initiatives and for better understanding of strategic and
organizational strengths, alignment and collaboration;

innovation and research partnerships to increase LWF visibility.

Other Roles

in project inception meetings to ensure the project concepts are understood as
designed and submitted to donors

LWF in strategic forums both locally and internationally

the capacity of LWF staffs and partners on resource mobilisation as required

with the communication team, engage in organisation brand building


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the LWF Uganda Resource Mobilization & Partnerships
Manager job opportunity should hold a University Degree in a related field;

qualification in related/ relevant fields is an added advantage;

At least
five years of experience in a similar position;

well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written,
as well as negotiation skills;

to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;

to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible and make decisions


How to Apply:

All candidates should
submit an updated CV and application letter (in English), giving a daytime
telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work-related referees only
through our recruitment email


LWF/DWS is an equal
opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race, or religious affiliation.
persons with disabilities. Female candidates who possess the above requirements
are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for
humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the
organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of


Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line:


Deadline: Friday 2nd April 2021 by 5:00 pm


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