Hamilton Lloyd and Associates Accountant - Head, Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Advance Africa
Competitive salary
23 Oct 2020
27 Oct 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Hamilton Lloyd and Associates Accountant - Head, Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Description / Responsibilities

  • We are looking to fill the role of Accountant-Head, Resource Mobilization Officer to oversee the overall activities related to mobilization of resources, grants management, funding needs and gaps, and the awards process;

  • Maintain project calendars and milestones;

  • Analyze information on project activities and monitor progress towards targets using various project management databases.

    The qualified person will

  • Manage the resource mobilization plan and activities of the Foundation

  • Develop fund generation and resource mobilization work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan,

  • In collaboration with the foundation's leadership and Heads of Programs, map resource needs and develop resource mobilization strategies

  • Keep up to date with the donor landscape, priorities and trends and work to identify new donors (including governments, foundations, individuals and industry)

  • Coordinate and actively participate in the preparation, writing and submissions of grant proposals

  • Establish guidelines and procedures for proposal development and monitoring that ensure effective coordination for resource mobilization, the approval of grant agreements, projecting and addressing financing gaps.

  • Work with technical and communications teams to ensure communications and program objectives and activities are consistent with programmatic goals and resource mobilization needs

  • To take the lead in identifying funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with the program team.

  • Develop concept notes, proposals and budgets which drive the achievement of the foundation's strategic plan and align with donor priorities.

  • Provide other support as required in the implementation of the Resource Mobilization Strategy.

  • Support teams to ensure compliance on donor and other financial requirements, including ensuring timely and quality reporting

  • Advise and manage the Foundation's endowment

  • Promote and enhance existing partnerships and collaborations

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    Key Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Degree from a recognized university in Economics, Finances, International Development or any other relevant Field.

  • MBA or ICAN is an added Advantage

  • High level experience of at least 5 years with fund-raising/resource mobilization in international development with demonstrable success in resource mobilization

  • Ability to work with donors as well as manage and build strategic donor relations; sound understanding of the donor financing landscape and processes;

  • Ability to work on performance-based targets for fundraising;

  • Excellent spoken and written English is essential, with experience in proposal development

  • Ability to work with a range of stakeholders, from industry, civil society, governments and international organizations.