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Resource Mobilization and Strategy Development AssistantResource Mobilization and Strategy Development Assistant at Jacaranda School For Orphans

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Salary: 00

Jacaranda School For Orphans

Educating Children & Transforming Communities

Jacaranda Foundation is providing free education to orphans beginning with early childhood education through primary and secondary – as well as conducting several outreach programs for communities and the youth in Malawi. As the organization continues to develop the education support and scholarship portfolio, an opportunity has arisen at its secretariat in Chigumula, Blantyre for a position of Resource Mobilization and Strategy Development Assistant to work within the Resource Mobilization and Strategy Development unit as follows:

Position: Resource Mobilization and Strategy Development Assistant
Duration: One year with a possibility of extension depending on availability of funding and performance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conducting organizational assessment through SWOT analysis to enable the organization build on what it is doing well, address what the organization is lacking, identify new opportunities and minimize risks.
  • Assist in coordinating workshops and fundraising events organized by the organization or partners and require its participation or representation.
  • Assist in conducting mapping of potential strategic partners and identify opportunities for resource mobilization on a regular basis.
  • Assist in developing and maintain profiles of potential and current donors, private sector and other partners.
  • Participate in developing funding proposals to support Jacaranda Foundation Schools and outreach or community development programs targeting communities around Jacaranda in Chigumula area, Blantyre
  • Participate in networking and partnership building activities to support the fulfillment of the vision and mission of Jacaranda Foundation.
  • Assist in following up with potential funders on their position to determine prospects of funding or any type of support through emails and where possible phone calls.
  • Assist in developing and preparing tools and documents such organizational profile, brochures, flyers, factsheets and presentations on Jacaranda activities for the purpose of mobilizing resources.
  • Assist in identifying and sharing of opportunities or lessons learned and best practices to increase visibility of Jacaranda Foundation Orphan Education Programme to attract more partners and donors.
  • Assist in consolidating and documenting the lessons learned and best practices in order to get them incorporated into the Jacaranda knowledge-sharing system.
  • Compile and submit progress reports fortnightly and monthly.
  • Carry out any other duties as and when delegated or may be required by leadership of Jacaranda Foundation from time to time.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Business Administration, Development Studies, Marketing, Education, and Communications obtained from an accredited institution.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of grant/proposal writing and resource mobilization techniques.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in various computer packages. Willingness and readiness to learn.
  • Proactive and team worker.

Method Of Application

Interested individuals with the requisite attributes should submit their applications via email to: [email protected]

Closing time and date for receiving applications is 5:00 pm Malawi time on Wednesday June 26, 2024.

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