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  • Posted: May 31, 2024
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    The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative is a global not-for-profit, public-private partnership working to accelerate the development of vaccines to prevent HIV infection and AIDS.
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    Associate Director, Resource Mobilization

    • The Associate Director, Resource Mobilization will play a key role developing and implementing strategies to retain existing, while identifying new funding support for IAVI’s scientific research and development initiatives in Africa. The Associate Director will identify opportunities for financial support of IAVI programs, while managing existing donor relationships. Focused on public, philanthropic, CSR and private sector donors, the Associate Director will create content/materials, and lead proposal development for potential funders. The AD will plan strategic events and outreach activities, and be a brand ambassador for IAVI across domains and platforms. If you want to make an impact in a mission-driven organization, learn more and apply below!

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the IAVI Africa resource mobilization strategy development and implementation to support research and development initiatives in the region.
    • Develop and implement a rigorous partner outreach and cultivation plan to ensure increased support for IAVI’s expanded work and secure strategic and sustainable funding to meet program needs.
    • Partner with Operational Excellence team and Global Affairs to ensure a robust proposal process is in place to support IAVI Africa including tools, systems, policies, and workplans to support the execution of IAVI Africa Resource Mobilization Strategy.
    • Support the identification and analysis of opportunities (including funding opportunities, potential partners, while managing partner due diligence) and ensure these activities are tracked, advanced and communicated to AMT and other internal teams for decision-making purposes.
    • Participate in the global resource mobilization team to exchange fundraising priorities, monitor progress, share best-practices and contribute to resource mobilization process improvement.
    • Project manage proposals that are led and/or supported by IAVI Africa to ensure high-quality and strategically aligned applications are submitted on time with a high rate of success.
    • Develop and leverage existing proposal assets including an opportunity calendar, a repository for IAVI Africa submissions, a donor profiles database and a proposal progress tracking tool.
    • Create key content including drafting pitch materials, writing concept notes and detailed proposals, responding to open applications and calls for proposals and other content to facilitate and support new/existing funding relationships.
    • Participate in external networking events, workshops and meetings to present the IAVI story and case for support to potential funders across the CSR and Philanthropy sectors.
    • Support cultivation of relationships with funders, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders and manage strategic relationships with key funders.
    • Garner competitive business intelligence, and create inroads and new relationships with potential funders.

    Education and Experience:

    • Master’s degree in business, international development, political science, Public Health or relevant field is required.
    • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in an international or similar non-profit organization with a focus on resource mobilization for global health and R&D and innovative funding mechanisms (e.g., CSR, social impact investment) required.
    • Experience working with public and private or philanthropic funders, especially those engaged in Africa global health and R&D.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Proven track record of successful resource mobilization and establishing long term relationships with public and private entities.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively with others from a range of disciplines and cultures.
    • Demonstrated ability to design, implement and monitor fundraising strategies.
    • A strong team player with experience in guiding project teams.
    • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is required; proficiency in another language is desirable.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Understanding of research and fundraising for non-profit organizations.
    • Previous work in a multicultural environment is required.
    • Willingness to travel at least 20-25% of the time to IAVI regional offices and hubs.
    • Passion for the IAVI Mission.

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    Safety and Security Consultant

    The consultancy deliverables include, but are not limited to:

    • Producing a detailed Security Risk Assessment report for West Africa that entails a risk assessment matrix, SWOT analyses and Force-Field analyses.
    • Producing a Safety and Security Management Plan (SMP).
    • Transferring skills and capacity through coaching, training, and development of the focal points on implementation of the SMP. Provision of in-house risk management training and assistance in the integration and training of IAVI staff travelling to West Africa.
    • Drafting a detailed methodology (including key tools, questions, areas of focus, etc.) for area-specific security risk analysis.
    • Conducting detailed security risk assessment of the identified locations of the project sites. Analysis should be based on in-depth contextual understanding of local socio-political features and other accessibility considerations.
    • Based on the findings, developing confidential area-specific security risk assessment documentation, including risk measurement and mitigation.
    • Advising on what aspects of Security Risk Management should be included in the contracts and budgets of contractors.
    • Developing crisis and emergency contingency management plans.
    • Conducting analysis of security stakeholders in the medical/health research sector.
    • Developing terms of Reference for local security providers, including appropriate reinforcement of codes of conduct and use of force.
    • Recommending existing systems and sources of intel for continued monitoring and assessment of risks in West Africa.
    • Providing guidance on (i) shortlisting prospective service providers and (ii) selection/interview process for such service providers.

    Deliverable(s): Inception Report

    • Mobilization of consultant and logistical dispositions.
    • Review of documents and outline of all initial pertinent activities that need to be performed and the obligations of the Safety and Security Committee The report shall also bring to the attention of the Safety and Security Committee a list of potential issues that warrant early attention.
    • Overall and detailed work program featuring a concept of operations, pertinent activities, and critical pathways; and
    • Outline of organizational lines of authority, communication, and coordination procedures in relation to: (i) the SMP, and (ii) related Field Security Specialist.

    Deliverables: Security Risk Assessment Report

    • Risk assessment methodologies and tools.
    • Identification of risks, impacts and mitigation.
    • Content of the risk assessment report.
    • Sources and systems of risk intel.

    Deliverables: Security risk management strategy

    • Risk description; contingency actions; risk impacts on the project; risk matrix analysis.
    • Risk assessment and mitigation measures.
    • Overview of the local security situation and contingency actions.
    • Security management plan.
    • Crisis and emergency contingency management plans.
    • The consultant will report to the Chief of Party and Africa Regional Director
    • Duration of the assignment will be eight weeks.

    Application Requirements:

    • Attach the requisite qualifications and certifications.
    • Attach a list of references from current and previous clients for similar work done.
    • Attach a proposal document with your quote in USD.


    • Key personnel must possess a degree or diploma in law enforcement, criminal science, computer science, security, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in West Africa.
    • Demonstrable capability in providing a three thronged approach that entails informative and advisory service, preventive and operational.
    • Demonstrable security sector experience gained working in West Africa especially delivering security management solutions in conflict and/or hard to reach areas.
    • Excellent technical skills for building security architecture aligned with the business's requirements.
    • Strong computer coding and endpoint security skills.
    • Experience in Security Risk Management, Business Continuity Planning and Crisis Management Planning with demonstrable capabilities and experience.
    • Documented capabilities in terms of resource and time management.

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