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Resource Development & Mobilisation Coordinator at St. John of God Hospitaller Services

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

St. John of God Hospitaller Services

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services Malawi is a non-profit faith-based healthcare organization established in 1994 to contribute to the development of health for all Malawians including the vulnerable, marginalized and excluded groups. With its operations in both Lilongwe and Mzuzu, St John of God Malawi is a key provider of tertiary and community based mental health promotion and care; early intervention services, special need and inclusive education for children with both intellectual and physical disability; vocational training for orphans & vulnerable youth including those with disability; health care and ancillary services for older persons; psychosocial counselling, stress and addiction management services; rehabilitation of street children; self-help group approach for women empowerment and tertiary level training in Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Medicine- Psychiatry & Mental
Health, Psychosocial Counselling and General Nursing.

Saint John of God (SJOG) Malawi has the following two vacant positions based at its Lilongwe Centre to be filled as part of implementing its resource mobilization strategy.

Job Title: Resource Development & Mobilisation Coordinator

Job Summary

The Resource Development and Mobilisation Coordinator reports to the Director of Finance & Resource Mobilisation will coordinate all resource development initiatives within SJOG Malawi including development of proposal and grants applications to potential donors/partners. S/He will liaise with program teams to identify and follow up on linkages between donor strategies, partner NGOs and SJOG Malawi priorities. S/He will be responsible for identifying funding opportunities and matching them to program needs. S/He will be accountable for reaching funding targets, ensuring the development and timely submission of high-quality proposals while working in close collaboration with the entire resource mobilisation and program teams.


  • Coordinate fundraising strategy in line with the organizational strategic plan and needs identified by the Fundraising team, Programme Managers, Department Leads and beneficiaries.
  • Facilitate partnership mapping and consortium explorations that contribute to SJOG Malawi fundraising strategy.
  • Maintain working knowledge of SJOG Malawi’s programmes and priority funding areas
  • Work with existing and new partners on grant applications
  • Create a pipeline of grants to be applied for in line with the fundraising strategy and programme priorities
  • Monitor existing grants for legal, financial, and compliance including but not limited to ensuring that grant requirements are met
  • Monitor and document the grant making workflow processes, reports and data to assure full compliance with internal controls and legal requirements.
  • Manage implementation of a new grants management system and other technology improvements, including development plans and timelines, staff communication, troubleshooting and documentation.
  • Work collaboratively across teams & with colleagues in Malawi, Ireland, UK & The Netherlands.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Competencies Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Social Sciences, Public Health, Public Policy or related studies
  • At least 3 years of experience (minimum) in proposal development, grants management and direct solicitation
  • Experience in non-profit work/NGO/ Faith based Organization, even on voluntary basis will be added advantage
  • Grant writing experience and demonstrated track record with restricted and unrestricted funding streams
  • Familiarity with key humanitarian and development donors
  • Excellent people skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Project management, particularly with large scale projects
  • Familiarity with data management systems
  • Financial analysis skills
  • Ability to multitask and work independently and collaboratively to meet weekly, monthly, and quarterly deadlines
  • Self- starter, with the capacity to work with minimal supervision and meet set goals

Method Of Application

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and names of three traceable referees should be submitted to the following addresses:

Chief Executive Officer
St. John of God Hospitaller Services
P.O. Box 30167
Lilongwe 3

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Closing date: 31st July 2022.