Manage key institutional awards and grants including delivering all financial and technical reporting and close-out processes.
Collaborate with Hospital and Foundation teams to develop high-quality funding proposals and deliver on grant accountabilities.
Research, identify, and plan approaches to new institutional funding opportunities for the Foundation.
Provide guidance and ensure understanding of any implications, risks, and opportunities of institutional funding applications/awards.
Remain abreast of institutional donor trends in line with global development goals and share knowledge as appropriate across the organization.
Represent the Foundation at networks and forums relevant to institutional funding and funders.
Support other areas of fundraising as required in the development of effective fundraising proposals.
Regularly update all key internal stakeholders on the terms and conditions of donor grant agreements/contracts, including key deadlines.
Manage due diligence processes, facilitate donor audits and coordinate with the Head of Programmes on external evaluations.
Collate and manage data for publication to the Foundation’s learning system.
Implement the donor management system ensuring all donor contacts, engagements, and deliberations are recorded and tracked towards meeting programme needs.
Other duties will be assigned by the Head of the Foundation.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
A bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Business, Communications or any other related fields. A master’s qualification is preferred.
A minimum of 8 years of experience in institutional fundraising, grants acquisition, and management in a complex multi-country NGO with demonstrable experience in raising 5 to 6-figure incomes from multi-lateral, bilateral, trusts, foundations, and the private sector.
Well-informed on the latest trends in the grants sector with specially honed skills in proposal development and grants monitoring systems.
Strong interpersonal and networking skills to work across a complex organisation structure
A results-orientated leader with the ability to handle tight deadlines, and an intensive
workload and manage multiple conflicting organizational, donor, and other stakeholder demands.
Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
Demonstrate leadership and team-building ability.
Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.
Excellent planning and organizational skills
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