Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Officer

Global Health Corps
Lusaka, Zambia
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The Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Officer will be based in Lusaka and will work closely with the network of Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) branches to develop resource mobilization strategies and identify opportunities to enhance branch fundraising potential. The fellow will be responsible for strengthening donor relations and will represent the organization at meetings and strategic gatherings to raise the profile of PPAZ’s work. The Resource Mobilization and Partnership Officer will work closely with the Resource Mobilization Committee to strengthen local income generation strategies and execute fundraising events.

Eligible Citizenship: USA
Position Code: Z10-Int
Job Function: Development / Fundraising / Grant-Writing, Partnership Development
Issue Area: Healthcare Access, Maternal and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health


Grant Proposal Management
Provide project management for the grant application process, including primary responsibility for narrative development and timely submission of grant applications
Work with PPAZ management to identify potential funders and develop written proposals for funding various components of PPAZ’s work
Travel for development purposes, as needed

Relationship Building
Enhance and position the PPAZ brand strategically to increase funding and resource generation capabilities
Respond to requests and invitations to strategic forums for networking, relationships, capacity, and rapport building
Represent the organization at strategic gatherings to clearly articulate PPAZ’s position on matters regarding sexual and reproductive health
Develop a directory of all potential funders, donors, and corporations with their contact information

Planning and Reporting Activities
Undertake work plans, involving donors and critical stakeholders, for all new projects to ensure consensus and alignment
Assist with data analysis for donor reporting

Skills & Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Bachelor’s degree*
Demonstrated experience drafting grant applications or proposals*
Excellent oral and written communication skills*
Project management skills, as evidenced by impressive professional or academic outcomes, especially when managing others to achieve a shared goal*
Strong relationship and rapport-building skills*
Demonstrated experience drafting grant applications/proposals*
Experience with contact management databases
Professional experience with or academic training in sexual and reproductive health
Professional experience with or academic training in accounting and/or budget management
Experience using social media professionally for promotional purposes
Capable of using a collaborative, team-oriented approach to projects

Additional Information

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