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  • Posted: Oct 20, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 31, 2021
  • 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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    Partnership & Development Manager

    Industry: NGO

    Job Summary

    The Partnerships and Development Manager is responsible for managing business development activities, significantly contributing to the development of new programme partnerships and funding strategy opportunities. He/she is expected to develop and implement fundraising strategies including new partnership and funder liaison. Establishing and managing relationships, both internally and externally is a key element of this job.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Manage the resource mobilization plan, lead grants making efforts and set funding goals for the Foundation
    • Seek funds and grants for the Foundation’s programs activities and operations.
    • Develop fund generation and resource mobilization work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan, In collaboration with the leadership and Heads of Programs, map resource needs and develop resource mobilization strategies
    • Keep up to date with the donor landscape, priorities and trends and work to identify new donors (including governments, foundations, individuals and industry)
    • Coordinate and actively participate in the preparation, writing and submissions of grant proposals
    • 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. 
    • Ensure project/department milestones/ goals are met and adhering to the approved budget.
    • Work with technical and communications teams to ensure communications and program objectives and activities are consistent with programmatic goals and resource mobilization needs
    • To take the lead in identifying funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with the program team. 
    • Develop concept notes, proposals and budgets which drive the achievement of the foundation strategic plan and align with donor priorities.

    Qualification & Requirements:

    • An advanced university degree with a minimum of 7 years proven track record of  fundraising, grant seeking and business development in a non-profit organisation or an  international organisation
    • Proven ability to meet Revenue targets Good knowledge of the philanthropic sector - foundations, companies and high net worth  individuals
    • Fundraising for events experience is a strong plus
    • Proven record in proposal writing and development
    • Excellent and exceptional writing skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a small, multicultural, dynamic  team

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