Resource Mobilization Officer, RMO

Job Summary

According to the organization’s needs, the RMO organizes details of all activities related with fundraising and resource mobilization.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To take the lead in identifying funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with the management committee.
  • To assist with funding proposal writing processes. This involves writing project and budget plan proposals and coordinating with the different departments with the aim of sometimes jointly submitting a project proposals.
  • To assist in developing a fund generation and resource mobilization Work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan.This involves designing and writing materials for communications with different prospective donors and agencies.
  • To assist in mobilizing non-financial resources from private sectors entities, individuals, faith based organizations and corporate agencies.
  •  To coordinate processing of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and ensure effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors and grant renewal proposals.
  •  To monitor donor reporting and grant expenditure deadlines; coordinate with different departmental heads and the finance office in responding to these deadlines while facilitating and participating in the preparation of quality financial and narrative reports to donors.
  • To contribute to the production of marketing material for the Teule Newsletter, social media and other communication platforms.
  • To coordinate distribution to donors information highlighting funds needed and generated along with resources mobilized.
  • To ensure that fundraising and resource mobilization information are up to date on the Teule information management system
  • To work with the Partner relations team  to recruit engage and maintain external vendors and agencies for procurement on with the goal of building long term relationships with suppliers
  • To plan and coordination fundraising events throughout the year tor recruit, engage and maintain
  • partners.
  •  To undertake all other relevant activities as and when assigned by the management


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher diploma in Business management, Community Development, communications or marketing
  • At least 2 year experience in fundraising, event planning or  related activities
  •  Excellent Time Management and the ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and creatively problem solve
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both orally and written
  • Good analytical skills in developing, monitoring and implementing resource mobilization strategies and utilizing campaign metrics to determine best practices 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate deliverables/outcomes. 
  • Self-motivation and a commitment to ensure results oriented work.
  • Strong negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good understanding of financial management and reporting processes.
  • Computer literacy and ability to effectively use a variety of software particularly Excel and Word
  • Good understanding of social media and strong ability to create an online presence
  • Availability to travel if necessary 


Interested candidates are invited to submit an updated CV and application letter with expected salary.  Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates will earn and the agreed salary as retainer and 10% commission from new donors they bring in or  donations above Ksh. 200,000 per month. 

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