Resource Mobilisation Officer


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Funding & Fundraising Project & Program Management


The Resource Mobilisation Officer (RMO) will manage the preparation of proposal applications (including joint bids); contribute to research and analysis of trends pertaining to donor funding and philanthropy; and support development of programmes and projects.


Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the RMO’s main responsibilities are:

  • Lead, implement and continuously adapt an effective fundraising strategy that maximises income/contributes to funding the organisation's annual budget.
  • Manage the organisation's Resource Mobilisation Advisory Committee.
  • Develop a database of donors (that is regularly updated and properly managed) based on the diverse organisation programmes and membership activities.
  • Work collaboratively across the organisation to contribute new ideas for fundraising including identifying potential and suitable partners for grant, sponsorship, income-generation and donation initiatives.
  • Develop highly creative and targeted fundraising pitches, proposals, and presentations to present at national and international meetings/conferences.
  • Perform research of prospective donors for purposes of pursuing fundraising opportunities that offer high funding potential and prioritise those that offer the most unrestricted funds.
  • Monitor and manage fundraising targets, systems and procedures to provide the data required to increase fundraising effectiveness.
  • Provide technical inputs to outreach/publicity material geared toward partners and potential donors.

Education and Qualifications

  • A university degree in social development, business management, administration or related disciplines.
  • An advanced university degree will be an added advantage.
  • Course(s) or certificate(s) in resource mobilisation and monitoring & evaluation are considered an asset.


Candidates should be able to demonstrate their working knowledge of successful and current fundraising/resource mobilisation in the context of non-profit organisations and/or private law firms on the African Continent.

  • Development, monitoring and reporting skills pertaining to annual strategic and programmatic initiatives.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure in multi-lingual and multi-cultural environments.
  • Awareness of trusts, foundations, and donors with a development focus in particular.
  • Knowledge of international organisations and not-for-profit finance.


  • At least three years of resource mobilisation/fundraising experience.


Reporting To

Chief Executive Officer







Funding & Fundraising: 3 Years

Project & Program Management: 3 Years