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  • Posted: Mar 17, 2020
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    Fairtrade International is an internationally recognized, non-profit organization that works to secure fairer trade terms so that farmers and workers in developing countries can invest in a better future for themselves and their communities. Our global team works to directly connect producers and consumers and promote fairer trading conditions and sustain...
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    Monitoring, Evaluation and learning Manager

    Dignity For All (D4A) Impact Programme- (FTA and Fairtrade Finland Partnership
    Programme)
    This is a four year (2018-2021) Programme funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) of
    Finland with additional match fund from commercial partners i.e. Gustav Paulig, Aldi (UK),
    Swedish Postcode Lottery, Fairtrade Sweden and Fairtrade Finland. Underpinned by the
    Fairtrade Theory of Change (ToC), D4A Impact Programme seeks justice and fairness through
    exercising rights and freedoms, empowerment through strengthening the assets and capabilities
    of the most marginalized farmers and workers, and the attainment of sustainable livelihoods
    through building resilient agro-based trade systems and societies.
    The programme is aimed at capturing and assessing simultaneous change in four areas (spheres
    of change): Small producer & worker organizations; Supply chain business practices; Consumer
    behaviour and Civil Society action.

    The programme has six projects that are currently being implemented in four countries across
    Africa i.e. Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi and South Africa within six value chains i.e. banana, flowers,
    wine, tea, coffee and cocoa. It focuses on Fairtrade Africa’s (FTA’s) key thematic areas of gender
    and social compliance, workers’ rights, living income and living wage.
    Working closely with D4A Programme Manager, this role will specifically focus on offering
    required MEL support for each of the 6 D4A projects and overall D4A Programme.
    To ensure strong M&E systems are in place across all D4A Projects and overall D4A Impact
    Programme; oversee data collection and analysis and build the M&E capacity of D4A Programme
    staff and partners.
    To ensure outcomes and Impact are tracked and insights used to facilitate effective planning,
    implementation, performance evaluation and decision making at project and programme levels.

    Qualifications

    JOB PURPOSE

    Skills & Experience Required
    Bachelor’s degree in development studies, social science or related field

    Experience and Knowledge

    • At least 5 years’ data collection, management and analysis experience in MEL in the NGO sector
    • Experience designing or participating in evaluation activities
    • Knowledge in research methodology and statistical tools for data analysis
    • Other Preferred Specialist Training Or Certifications
    •  Project Management
    •  Training on gender and/or disability inclusiveness desirable

    Skills

    • Excellent IT and database management skills
    • Analytical Skills
    • Excellent Communication and reporting skills
    • Problem solving skills, with the ability to think creatively
    • Capacity development skills, ability to mentor, advise and influence others
    • Experience in report writing
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact with individuals across multi- functional and cultural disciplines
    • Excellent organisational skills with ability to manage multiple work-streams with various partners at any one time
    • Ability to build capacity of staff and partner organizations

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    Fundraising Officer

    Key Duties And Responsibilities

    • Fundraising Strategy
      • Work with the Strategy and Impact Director to develop and implement a fundraising and donor relationship management strategy that supports FTA’s aim to achieve substantial growth in income through maximising opportunities to raise funds by reaching new audiences.
      • Lead on research for new income streams from donors and ensure FTA optimises on emerging opportunities.
      • Support the identification of strategic partners, and platforms, conferences and meetings relevant for creating visibility of FTA work
      • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with a portfolio of existing and potential donors, through networking, face-to-face meetings, regular communications
      • Support the preparation of presentations and reports for present and potential donors
      • Establish a donor engagement tracking platform and update the donor/funders contacts database.
      • Work collaboratively with key external partners including NFO’s to organise events and develop donors/funders strategies.
      • Represent FTA at external meetings, deliver presentations to influence support.
      • Work with the Strategy and Impact Director and Head of Region’s to develop and track revenue projections and prepare budgets related to all fundraising activities.
    • Donor Proposals
      • Engage with NFOs on designing and developing proposals and initiatives.
      • Manage the on-going process funding applications, ensuring all internal and external deadlines are met.
      • Develop and maintain a tracking system to ensure timely submission of proposals, reports and acknowledgements.
      • Coordinate the development and preparation of high-quality funding proposals and applications to donors
      • Contribute to concept and project development across the system
      • Support the entire organization to excel in donor/funder prospecting, cultivation and stewardship.
    • Donor Reporting and Communication
      • Lead on account management of existing donors, providing regular contact, updates and required reports.
      • Liaise with the Finance team to support donor audits; and to facilitate any visits or ad-hoc requests from donors
      • Work with the External Communications Coordinator to create publications for fundraising purposes e.g. fundraising packs, impact stories, leaflets, business cards, banners etc.
    • Regional Funding Strategies
      • Engage and support FTA regional and producer networks, stakeholders and other affiliates in developing fundraising strategies
      • Engage regional teams on ongoing needs assessments and compile reports relating to the producer needs
      • Engage all HoR’s and Programme teams in developing region-specific fund-raising strategies
      • Provide coaching and mentoring on proposal development to regional offices

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in International Development or a related area

    Experience and Knowledge

    • A proven track record of a minimum of three years successful fundraising in the development sector or similar environment
    • Experience of developing, writing and submitting large grant applications for major projects.
    • Understanding and experience of institutional fundraising processes
    • Understanding of FTA’s programmes and standards

    Skills

    • Superior writing and presentation skills
    • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent organisational skills.
    • Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Fairtrade International on www.fairtradeafrica.net to apply

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