Regional Resource Mobilization Advisor, Asia and West Africa

Regional Resource Mobilization Advisor, Asia and West Africa

EngenderHealth

Various Locations

JOB SUMMARY:

The Regional Resource Mobilization Advisor, Asia and West Africa will contribute to the growth of EngenderHealth’s public and private sector fundraising capabilities with a strong focus on raising money for promising new health areas, while maintaining ambitious revenue growth targets. S/he will be responsible for donor relations and creating a positive environment for smooth collaboration and increased funding opportunities. S/he will lead efforts for proposal development and also provides additional fundraising support to EngenderHealth’s Global Resource Mobilization to support fundraising for new health areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all aspects of proposal development by working with field and headquarters staff on program design, proposal writing and cost proposal development
  • Track local and international donor funding opportunities and track contacts between EngenderHealth staff and key donors and produce a monthly update on the status of these contacts;
  • Be aware of donor priorities and government health policies and programs in EngenderHealth’s areas of intervention;
  • Identify potential donors and develop relationships with them by meeting them on a regular basis to update them on EngenderHealth programs;
  • Ensure up-to-date awareness of the regions’ field activities in all program areas by visiting country programs;
  • Expand the capabilities of EngenderHealth staff to participate in technical and cost proposals and other business development efforts through mentoring and direct training;
  • Collaborate with senior management to identify and strategize on new business opportunities;
  • Liaise with other partner organizations involved in public health and identify areas of potential collaboration; take the lead in developing concept notes for potential collaborative projects;
  • Keep abreast of the international public health best practices in these areas;
  • Follow releases of Request for Proposals (RFP) and Expressions of Interest (EOI) from potential donors which may be of interest to EngenderHealth; to the extent possible, and ethical, anticipate the release of RFPs and EOIs;
  • Assist in program design and proposal writing for development of large proposals;
  • Deliver presentations on behalf of EngenderHealth in the proposal development meetings and other external events;
  • Track and share progress against business development targets for the regions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess the following requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation;
  • MBA or other relevant Master’s Degree with 5-10 years of management experience in the development sector;
  • Experience in partnership relationships with NGOs and donor relations;
  • Outstanding writing/documentation skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing in English to make effective public presentations;
  • Professional fluency in French (reading, writing speaking).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all aspects of proposal development by working with field and headquarters staff on program design, proposal writing and cost proposal development;
  • Track local and international donor funding opportunities and track contacts between EngenderHealth staff and key donors and produce a monthly update on the status of these contacts;
  • Be aware of donor priorities and government health policies and programs in EngenderHealth’s areas of intervention;
  • Identify potential donors and develop relationships with them by meeting them on a regular basis to update them on EngenderHealth programs;
  • Ensure up-to-date awareness of the regions’ field activities in all program areas by visiting country programs;
  • Expand the capabilities of EngenderHealth staff to participate in technical and cost proposals and other business development efforts through mentoring and direct training;
  • Collaborate with senior management to identify and strategize on new business opportunities;
  • Liaise with other partner organizations involved in public health and identify areas of potential collaboration; take the lead in developing concept notes for potential collaborative projects;
  • Keep abreast of the international public health best practices in these areas;
  • Follow releases of Request for Proposals (RFP) and Expressions of Interest (EOI) from potential donors which may be of interest to EngenderHealth; to the extent possible, and ethical, anticipate the release of RFPs and EOIs;
  • Assist in program design and proposal writing for development of large proposals;
  • Deliver presentations on behalf of EngenderHealth in the proposal development meetings and other external events;
  • Track and share progress against business development targets for the regions.

ESSENTIAL SOFT SKILLS:

  • Self-starter;
  • Able to achieve results in collaboration with own and other teams;
  • Able to get results with limited supervision.

PREFERRED SKILLS, ABILITIES AND FUNCTIONS:

  • Knowledge of the key health issues like Reproductive and Child Health (RCH), family planning;
  • Knowledge and deep understanding of each region’s social, political and economic dynamics;
  • Knowledge of donor environment and conceptual clarity on major policy issues in health.

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