Fresher US Citizen Fellowship Careers – Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer – Alive Medical Services

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Fresher US Citizen Fellowship Careers – Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer – Alive Medical Services

Job Title:     Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer

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Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Alive Medical Services

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: USA

Salary: Monthly Stipend

Position Code: G01-Int

About GHC:

Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About US:

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.

Job Summary:  The Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer will fill an important role within the organization by collaborating 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, 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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • 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
  • Donor reporting
  • 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, non-profit management, or related field
  • At least 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*
  • 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
  • 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
  • Integrity

NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:

In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:

  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and retreats
  • Professional development funds of up to $600

How to Apply:

All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.

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Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

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