Program Officer - Local Resources Development
A unique opportunity to work in a fundraising role for World Vision Ghana, an international, Christian children’s charity. World Vision Ghana (WVG) is looking for a highly qualified, proactive, motivated and resourceful person to fill the position of Local Resource Development Specialist.
Local Resource Development Specialist – Job Summary
A unique opportunity to work in a fundraising role for World Vision Ghana, an international, Christian children’s charity. To support the Resource Acquisition & Management (RAM) unit of World Vision Ghana (WVG) in building long-term relationships with carefully-targeted potential donors in Ghana to meet challenging fundraising targets.
The position is based in Accra.
S/He reports to the Resource Acquisition & Management (RAM) Manager
Some local travel will be required (40% of role)
Develop a long term relationship by way of personal interactions and relationship with relevant key staff of potential corporate and other local donors.
Develop a comprehensive Public Private Partnership (PPP) plan for World Vision Ghana and review from time to time to keep it relevant within the changing trends in the external environment.
Develop tools and use them to continuously gather and analyze relevant data/information regarding priorities, geographic focus, timing etc of corporate entities that have interest in and or significant budgetary allocation under their corporate social responsibility portfolio.
Participate in proposal development processes and develop creative ways to present these to the donor
Participate in the development and review WVG Resource Acquisition and Management Business Plan and action plan.
Establish an effective monitoring system with project managers to ensure that projects funded under these initiatives meet the donor expectations in terms of standards
Quality reporting on programming and capacity to attract new donor/partners with quality outcomes and impact in the lives of vulnerable children
Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies
BA /BSc Degree in Social Science disciplines / media Communication / Marketing.
3 years in resource mobilization or a in a similar role.
Good communication and presentation skills
Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
Ability to maintain effective, authentic working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Proposal writing skills
Influencing and negotiation skills.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Must be a committed Christian