Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer
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The Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will fill an important role within the organization by working with senior management to increase and diversify Alive Medical Services’ (AMS) funding sources and strategic partnerships.
The Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will work with leadership to continue developing and implementing a robust and comprehensive resource mobilization plan. This may include building and strengthening partnerships with a wide variety of local and international organizations; increasing the diversity of funding sources, including identifying new funding opportunities with governments, multilateral agencies, local and international public and private donors and foundations; and developing online fundraisers. They will also develop and strengthen donor recruitment and stewardship.
Alive Medical Services is a community-based clinic located in Namuwongo, Kampala, providing comprehensive services to children, young people, and families living with and affected by HIV. The clinic’s growth from its humble beginnings with six clients a decade ago, to its current work serving over 13,000 clients, is proof that the need for quality HIV care continues in Uganda. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days per week, the clinic stands as a beacon of hope for residents of Namuwongo – and far beyond. Alive Medical Services is deeply rooted in the community and has gained their trust because of the respect and love the staff show to each and every person that comes through the clinic’s doors. The clinic has a wide range of services, including HIV testing and counseling, anti-retroviral therapy, prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections, psychosocial support and counseling, family planning, early infant HIV diagnosis and other lab tests. This is all possible through our dedicated staff, volunteers, and a state of the art facility, which includes an in-house lab and separate youth wing.
This position is part of the Global Health Corps fellowship. Global Health Corps (GHC) is a leadership development organization focused on building the next generation of diverse, disruptive global health leaders. Founded in 2009, we competitively recruit talented professionals (ages 21-30) from a range of sectors and backgrounds and place them in high-impact roles within partner organizations — including Clinton Health Access Initiative, Partners in Health, Planned Parenthood Global, and Government Ministries in Zambia, Rwanda, and Uganda — working on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia.
Development and implementation of Alive Medical Services resource mobilization plan
Identification of funding opportunities
Application to funding opportunities
Coordinate and strengthen Alive Medical Services online fundraising
Strengthen donor recruitment and stewardship
Build local partnerships and identify new potential partners to enhance AMS’ ability to offer a comprehensive range of patient services and individual programs
Collaboration with Communications Officers
Assist with research activities as needed
Identify and advertise funding and development opportunities for staff and AMS
Skills and Experience
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required:
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, non-profit management, or related field
Two years of experience in resource mobilization/fundraising, including proposal development, grant writing, or organizing online fundraisers*
Experience in engaging with a range of donors, including governments, multilateral agencies, and/or local and international public and private donors and foundations*
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills*
Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple projects and tasks*
The candidate should be flexible, reliable, and committed to Alive Medical Services’ vision and mission*
Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills*
Strong initiative and the ability to think creatively*
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team*
A good understanding of the HIV/AIDS funding and donor landscape
Experience managing relationships with donors and/or partners in the service of an organizational mission
Experience writing reports, preferably grant reports