Resource Mobilization and Expansion Expert – Re-advertised

at Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 30, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs relating to food security, climate change adaptation, livelihood diversification, and institutional capacity building interventions, with the aim of creating resilience households and communities. ERCS works in partnership with the Ethiopian Government, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), partnering National Societies, members, volunteers and the communities we serve.

Key performance Areas

  • Participate in development of operational plan of the unit, Implements the same and work towards to fulfill the revenue target set in the NS strategic plan;
  • Participate in study of market assessment on the overall resource mobilization activities with the view to enhance the competitiveness of the NS
  • Participate in developing Resource Map of the Society, Participate in feasibility study at National level for possible resource mobilization initiatives and for specific projects at branch level
  • Participate & facilitation of business project proposals to mobilize financial and material resources ;
  • Facilitate provision of technical support and advice to branches to develop and administer IGAs and other Business development schemes; Facilitate Studies of feasible business venture to be implemented by HQ & branches;
  • Participate in monitoring activities in the performance of IGAs of the Society and provides feedback on the sustainability of the same;
  • Proposes business development ideas and conduct researches that ensure the sustainability and growth of income of the NS;
  • Develops promotional tools, selection of effective promotional mix, and participate in evaluation of impacts thereof, and ensures proper implementation of the mix;
  • Implements donor care management system and continually identify new ways of maintaining and improving partner/donor relationship; Put in to action donors intelligence system and Identifies and targets high-value donors;
  • Maintains and insures the application of the Resource Development and Management policy, strategies and procedures in all fundraising events organizations, donation and support solicitation of the Society at all levels;
  • Facilitates and ensures timely collections of donated resources; Prepares ToR, proposals and necessary documentations for national and international fundraising programs, campaigns, and coordinates the effort of regional branches in local resource mobilization;
  • Identifies corporate prospects’ priorities, through proactive relationship development and peer-to-peer introductions.
  • Identifies and solicits potential donors to extend their generosity to ERCS Cause;
  • Maintains and follows up stewardship and strategic development of existing and new corporate partners to increase corporate income.
  • Identify valuable opportunities that can attract high-net-worth individuals and companies and act fast to foster new relationship
  • Provides fundraising and partnership related expertise and support to concerned work units and branch offices as required;
  • Works with pertinent work units to attain the fundraising, donation and support solicitation goal ,Participate in the Preparation of regular and extraordinary periodic reports

Work Unit : Resource Mobilization and Expansion Service

Reports to: Head Resource Mobilization and Expansion Service

Terms of employment: Permanent after probation period

Job Requirements

  • Second/First degree in Business Management, Management, Business Administration, Business Development, Marketing, Economics, Project Management
  • 4/6 years relevant work experience
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