Deadline: 16 September 2021
World Health Organisations (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Resource Mobilization Officer in Brazzaville, Congo. The duration of this post is 2 years.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Resource Mobilization Officer will perform the following functions:
- Develop a flexible and innovative resource mobilization strategy and corresponding workplan to ensure sustainable financing for EPR, in close partnership with the WHO AFRO External Relations, Partnerships & Governing bodies (EPG) Unit.
- Serve as the primary point of contact managing all day-to-day EPR activities related to resource mobilization including the analysis of funding gaps, management of existing EPR grants/partnerships and development of new grants/partnerships.
- Coordination with relevant technical officers, develop strategic funding proposals, grants and donor agreements.
- Provide guidance and input on positioning and messaging to staff at the regional and country office level.
- Coordination with relevant technical officers, write and/or edit other advocacy/fundraising materials, such as donor briefs, investment cases and concept notes for new potential programmes.
- Coordination with the Communications Officer and Communications team, effectively utilize communication products to inform donors about EPR.
- Encourage donors to fund EPR programmes and, more broadly, the overall health sector response.
- Represent EPR at donor coordination meetings and contribute to negotiations for rapid donor agreements.
- Maintain project calendars and milestones, analysing information on resource mobilization activities and monitor progress towards targets using various project management databases.
- Coordinate with EPG to ensure procurement, logistic, HR and technical staff are respecting reporting deadlines and to ensure activities and expenditures are aligned with the terms and conditions set out in individual donor agreements.
- Monitor the implementation of grants received, ensure reporting requirements are met and quality reports submitted to donors on time.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in social sciences, international relations, political sciences, communications, marketing, management, economics accounting, financial management, business or public administration from an accredited/recognized university.
- Specific studies on resource mobilization, communication, studies on development and/or humanitarian work.
- Training and/or experience in donor intelligence, proposal writing, advocacy, and project management.
- At least 7 year’s related experience, at the national and international level, in resource mobilization, external relations, advocacy and/or grants management.
- Document achievements in fundraising activities, including for humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities.
- Proven experience in writing and editing proposals, donor reports and related documents.
- Prior working experience with WHO/UN, health cluster partners or with an international nongovernmental or recognized humanitarian organization.
- Exceptional writing and communication skills with the ability to translate complex ideas to a lay audience.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with a proven track record of creating, facilitating, and strengthening partnership.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Intermediate knowledge of Portuguese and French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.