Position Title, Location & Contract Duration

Resource Mobilization Coordinator

1 position, based in Dhaka

The duration of the proposed contract is 1 years with high possibility of extension.

I.             Job Summary:  

CARE is one of the world's leading international humanitarian and development organisations, committed to helping people in poor communities improve their lives and alleviate poverty. Founded in 1945, CARE is working across 94 countries to fight global poverty and marginalization. CARE has been active in Bangladesh since 1949 being one of the largest country offices of CARE. CARE works to help people achieve social and economic well-being, while being among the best in their fields. In CARE put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE Bangladesh is currently shifting towards a program approach, where it has developed longer-term impact visions to have more sustainable changes in the lives of the extreme poor and marginalized.

The Resource Mobilization Corordiantor (RMC) will assist in coordinating the Country Office's resource mobilisationn/proposal development efforts in collaboration with the Program Directors and Assistant Country Director - Program. The RMC will conduct research, donor intelligence gathering, funding trends analysis and donor and national priorities and also keep abreast with advances in wider development and funding environment. S/he will also be responsible for tracking and maintaining information on funding opportunities and support with proposal writing as necessary.

II. Responsibilities and Tasks:

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Responsibility # 1: Proposal Development.


  • Assist Director – PEARL to monitor resource and funding opportunities; maintain and update funding tracking table and corresponding files, communications and information in the “I” drive. 
  • Write concept papers, capacity statements and proposals as required, and in collaboration with relevant teams.
  • Coordinate Go/No-Go decision making processes, ensuring compliance with CARE USA and CIM policies and requirements in consultation with Director-PEARL.
  • Ensure advance timeline for proposal / concept note development is agreed by all concerned staff.
  • Assist Program Directors/program teams to write concepts and proposals in collaboration with CARE members as required.
  • Work closely with cost proposal manager to ensure quality proposal budgets.
  • Document critical lessons learnt, decisions and information on current funding environment and emerging donor priorities.


Responsibility # 2:  Internal and External Representation and marketing.


  • Support mapping donors landscape and follow up maintain that process.
  • Maintain contact lists and build relationships with key CI, HQ and donor representatives and technical teams, as required, in coordination with CD, ACD, program directors and senior program staff.
  • Work closely with relevant Directors to support development of consortia and identification of partners as required.
  • Establish & maintain donar cultivation strategy & plan & monitor progress against the plan.


Responsibility # 3: Project Inception and Learning.


  • Coordinate and support inception and orientation activities for workshops for new projects as required.
  • Work closely with other teams and units and incorporate models, lessons and approaches to make proposal more coherent and attractive.



Responsibility # 4 Analyze feedback and information regarding proposal success and failure.


  • Collect and track and analyze all proposal related information and analysis on won and lost proposals and present it to SLT.
  • Incorporate learnings from success and improve proposal reflecting back on losses and to improve proposal quality consistently.
  • Other duties as assigned time to time.


III.           Reporting to:  

The Director-PEARL

IV.          Working Condition:  

The Resource Mobilization Coordinator is based at CBHQ, with field travel as and when required.

  • Qualification:
  • Master’s degree in International Development, Community Development, or other relevant Social Sciences discipline.

VI.          Core Competencies:

  • 3-5 years extensive experience of proposal development and project design.
  • At least 7 years field experience in development, rehabilitation and/or relief programs.
  • Donor relations and networking.
  • Familiarity with key development and humanitarian aid donors.
  • Excellent English writing skills.
  • Strong understanding of gender issues in Bangladesh and commitment to promoting the empowerment of women and girls.
  • Demonstrated learning agility in order to work across broad range of program areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate work across teams.
  • Self-directed, systematic, working to tight deadlines.

Candidates need to be highly motivated and committed to CARE Bangladesh’s vision, mission, and long-term development work to significantly improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalized Candidates must be capable of displaying great learning agility, support and encourage knowledge sharing across projects, for the ultimate benefit of all of CARE’s mission wide initiatives.

Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the really deserving candidate. In addition, CARE offers Provident Fund, Gratuity, Festival Bonus, Leave Encashment, Life and Health Insurance, Baby Care facility & Working Mother Benefits etc.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply through CARE Bangladesh’s e-recruitment site: http://www.er-carebangladesh.org/care-recruitment/home on or before May 19, 2018


  • Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Any persuasion will disqualify the candidates.
  • Internal and external applicants shall be treated equally in the entire selection process.
  • There is no cost involved with applying for positions with CARE Bangladesh. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.