Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the Local Chapter of Transparency International (TI), is a non-partisan, non-profit civil empowerment organisation focused on the delivery of essential themes necessary for the creation of a National Integrity System. GII focuses solely on the fight against corruption. In pursuit of its vision of a corruption free Ghana, it has already established itself as the leading non-governmental organisation (NGO) combating corruption. GII is seeking to recruit an energetic and highly motivated individuals as a Resource Mobilization Officer, for a two-year period and subject to renewal depending on delivery.
Resource Mobilisation Officer
The Resource Mobilisation Officer shall coordinate and execute all fundraising efforts to support GII’s operations. Specifically, the role and responsibilities of the Resource Mobilisation Officer shall comprise but not limited to:
- Establish and broaden relations with traditional and/or non-traditional donors and financial partners and analyze information on their funding priorities and trends;
- Explore possible sources of funding, and coordinate strategic programme development opportunities with relevant stakeholders.
- Develop resource mobilization capacity through establishing a sound, methodological, coordinated and long-term approach to resource mobilization.
- Organize fundraising activities, such as donor briefings and presentations or joint donor events with identified donors in cooperation with Management.
- Initiative proposal development and execute in collaboration with the rest of the GII staff;
- Monitor the provision of transparent, high-quality targeted reports for donors as agreed in the respective agreements;
- Consistently monitor systematic, regular and transparent reporting on all fundraising activities and results related to the donor community;
- Meet fundraising targets set by the Board of GII
Required skills or experience
The Resource Mobilization Officer should have a(n):
- Advanced degree in Resource Mobilization or a related field
- At least 5 years post-graduation experience in fundraising in an NGO environment
- Clear understanding of governance issues with particular reference to anti-corruption in Ghana
- Ability to contribute to the development of a fundraising approach with regards to the donor community and to develop fundraising tools and mechanisms.
- Ability to develop and adapt innovative approaches and replicable strategies for fundraising, through the analysis of trends and experience and the consideration of lessons learnt.
- Ability to challenge and question common resource mobilization practices and previous approaches, to adapt to changing circumstances and needs, and to identify and prioritize marketable projects.
- Ability to build networks and strategic alliances and maintain relationships with key donors and other partners, with tact and sensitivity.
- Good team and time management skills
- Capable of working under pressure and against deadlines
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply for consideration with a current CV of not more than three pages and the names and contact details of three referees not later than two weeks from the date of this publication to the following:
The Executive Director
Ghana Integrity Initiative
P.M.B, CT 317, Cantonments, Accra
House No. 21 Abelenkpe Road,
NOTE: No telephone calls will be entertained and applicants are advised not to send more than one application. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.