Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Plan, Resource Mobilization Manager, Deadline March 26, 2010.

Resource Mobilization Manager


Plan is an international, child-focused development organisation, without religious, political or governmental affiliations. We work with and for poor children and communities in 66 countries around the world, 13 of which are in Asia. Our vision is of a world in which all children realise their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan policies and procedures ensure that the welfare of children comes first.

Closing date: 26 Mar 2010
Location: Timor-Leste

Based in Dili with travel requirement to Aileu and Lospalos districts from time to time

The Resource Mobilization Manager is expected to sustain and strategically increase Plan Timor-Leste grants portfolio, working both with major bilateral and multilateral donors based in-country and with private donors in fundraising countries, in close cooperation with Plan's fundraising offices.

Responsibilities include: the identification of grants opportunities, development of grants proposals, relationship building with the representative offices of major donors and with the fundraising offices, ensuring compliance with donor requirements, quality and timeliness of narrative and financial grant reports, establishment of effective tracking systems, processes and documentation for improved grants management.

The RMM is also expected to foster the expansion of Sponsorship, by ensuring the availability of quality, timely Sponsorship communications and reports and development education/advocacy initiatives. The role also involves a high level of capacity building of Resource Mobilization team members.

Please note that this is an unaccompanied post.

  • University degree in social science, international development, international relations or related discipline and experience in management
  • Understanding of development issues and critical analysis of child poverty
  • Understanding of country’s development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development
  • Minimum five years experience as a development professional in planning, monitoring, evaluating programs
  • Experience working in a multicultural setting, including networking experience with development organizations in the country and at the international level
  • Experience in Grants management, including developing and writing grant proposals for major donors (EC, etc)
  • Working knowledge of Bahasa or Tetun is an advantage

How to apply
Please send a cover letter and comprehensive CV to People and Culture Partner for Asia at rosario.leon@plan-international.org

We strongly encourage female applicants

Reference Code: RW_83K4X5-65