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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 21, 2024
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    The World Agroforestry Centre, is an international institute headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and founded in 1978. The Centre specializes in the sustainable management, protection and regulation of tropical rainforest and natural reserves.
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    Francophone Resource Mobilization Coordinator

    • Primary objectives for this position include: review of identified funding opportunities; coordinate and support the development of strategic grant applications, timely review and submission of grant applications; facilitate donor intelligence and assurance of strategic alignment of CIFOR-ICRAF’s objectives with funder priorities and objectives; assist and support outreach and stewardship of major global donors and prospects; and contribute to standardized processes, tools and resources for unsolicited fundraising.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Improved development and submission of high-quality concept notes and proposals to donors.
    • Improved CIFOR/ICRAF-wide proposal-writing capacity.
    • Strengthened relations with current donors and prospects with increased revenue available to implementation of CIFOR-ICRAF’s 2020-2030 Strategy.
    • Enhanced institutional reputation as global research authority.

    Proposal/ Program Development and Coordination

    • Coordinate the research and verification of new funding opportunities for relevant global campaigns and/or initiatives.
    • Support global Research teams in all stages of pre-award functions (concept note/proposal development, planning, drafting, editing, internal clearances and submission of high value solicitation documents) and efficient transfer of approved awards to Programme/Grant Management.

    Strategy, Analysis and Reporting

    • Maintain efficient knowledge sharing and information system and manage donor intelligence to enable successful funding approaches and institutional understanding of CIFOR-ICRAF’s resource development activities.
    • Support the RM team leader on reporting progress in key areas of the funding strategy and preparation of briefing materials for donor presentations and/or meetings.
    • Support unsolicited fundraising processes and practices.
    • Coordinate with the RM Team and other corporate units on donor stewardship, communications and cultivation of major global donors and prospects.
    • Provide critical feedback for the development of a standardized process (RM Strategy) for program development linked to CIFOR- ICRAF Key Performance Areas (KPAs) support the development and submission of high-quality programs and coordinated planning.
    • Work with the RM team on the development of guidance notes, standard operating procedures, tools, templates, best practices, lessons learned, and ensure consistent use of required tools by scientists.
    • Support the development of Funder Profiles in an online system.
    • Work with the team on enhancing tools and processes that support “go/ no go” decisions and the monitoring of progress with unsolicited progress support management decisions in relation to unsolicited fundraising.

    Education, knowledge and experience

    • Master’s degree in international relations, Conservation/Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Development, or a related degree (an undergraduate degree with 5 years’ relevant work experience will be considered).
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in resource mobilization with proven track record of raising substantial funds for international organizations, UN agencies, and/or international non-governmental organizations – preferably in francophone Africa.
    • Ability to link sectors and maximize resource mobilization capacity with donors and other development partners.
    • Knowledge of national/global development agendas and goals.
    • Understanding of project cycle management.
    • Experience in working with diverse teams.
    • Above average written and presentation skills.
    • Experience with fundraising databases.
    • Fluency in English and French mandatory (Spanish desirable).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) on to apply

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