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  • Posted: Feb 24, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 10, 2021
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  • The MurtalaMuhammed Foundation (MMF) is a non-profit organization, founded on the ideals of the Late Gen. MurtalaMuhammed, a former Head of State of Nigeria (1975-76). The MMF has long been recognized as a pioneer of democracy, policy advocacy, education, human rights, women empowerment, disaster relief and betterment of lives of Africans. The MMF is prou...
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    Head, Resource Mobilization

    Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

    Reports to: CEO and Board of Trustees

    Summary
    The Head, Resource Mobilization Officer will oversee the overall activities related to the management of programs, processes and people; mobilizationofresources, grant seeking and management, funding needs and gaps, fundraising strategies and the awards process as well as the development of revenue-generating programs that may serve as a model for self-sustaining enterprises with a social development impact.

    Responsibilities and Functions
    Program Planning, Implementation And Management:

    • Responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and develop initiatives to support the strategic direction of the Foundation.
    • Plan the programs from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and processes
    • Develop concept notes, proposals and budgets which drive the achievement of MMF strategic plan and align with donor priorities.
    • Initiate and set goals for programs according to the strategic objectives of the organization
    • Develop and approve budgets and operations
    • Supervise all program and project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems

    Resource Generation, Processes And Awards:

    • Develop fund generation and resource mobilization work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan,
    • Establish guidelines and procedures for proposal development and monitoring that ensure effective coordination for resource mobilization, the approval of grant agreements, projecting and addressing financing gaps.
    • In collaboration with MMF leadership, map resource needs and develop resource mobilization strategies
    • Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people by managing the operations of the Foundation
    • Manage the resource mobilization plan, lead grants making efforts and set funding goals for Murtala Muhammed Foundation
    • Represent the organization’s business development interests at relevant meetings, events, and within resource mobilization or donor-specific peer networks, as it relates to USG funding streams.
    • Seek for funds and grants for the Foundation’s programs activities and operations
    • Identify funding opportunities, coordinate and actively participate in the preparation, writing and submissions of grant/funds proposals
    • Develop funding mapping tool to track and engage prospective strategic partners
    • Keep up to date with the donor landscape, priorities and trends and work to identify new donors (including governments, foundations, individuals and industry)
    • Ensure project/department milestone/ goals are met and adhering to the approved budget.

    Organizational Management And Structuring:

    • Position the MMF Brand Africa's No1 Social Solutions provider in the NGO industry.
    • Seek for relevant partnership in other to position the Foundation on a global level
    • Work with relevant teams to ensure the organization is structured to allow for the proper and efficient flow of work
    • Lead the general performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against the goals for the organization
    • Provide a strong day-to-day leadership presence in the organization
    • Manage governance by ensuring that Murtala Muhammed Foundation fosters and maintain a strong relationship while maximizing the opportunities the board of director, advisory board bring on board.
    • Any other assigned task.

    Key Qualifications and Experience Required
    Academic Requirements:

    • Degree from a recognized university in Social Sciences, development studies and Marketing or any other relevant field.
    • MBA is required.

    Experience Requirements and Abilities:

    • High-level experience of at least 6 years as a senior manager in a corporate Organisation or in an NGO in a senior program funding position, proposal development, donor liaison and account management. Substantial relevant experience in pre-solicitation preparation.
    • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
    • Financial management, public-private partnership framework,
    • International business strategy and economics
    • Demonstrable success in resource mobilization
    • Ability to work with donors as well as manage and build strategic donor relations; sound understanding of the donor financing landscape and processes;
    • Ability to lead team, manage people as well as processes
    • Good Operational skills required
    • Ability to work on performance-based targets for fundraising;
    • Excellent spoken and written English is essential, with experience in proposal development
    • Ability to work with a range of stakeholders, from industry, civil society, governments and international organizations.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@mmfnigeria.org using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.

    Note: Kindly note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from us in 2 weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful. Wishing you the best.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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