Position Title, Location & Contract Duration

Resource Mobilization and Partnerhsip Advisor

1 position, based at CARE Bangladesh Dhaka Office

The duration of the proposed contract is initially One year 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 95 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 and Partnerhsip Advisor 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. S/he will also provide strategising partnershiops for resource mobiliaitona dnad provede strateigic guidances to progam qullaityh improvement  including  resposible for front line communication with external stakeholders representing CARE Bangladesh.


II. Responsibilities and Tasks:

% of Time

Responsibility # 1: Effective facilitation and management of Proposal Development process.

50%

  • Oversee all resource mobilization efforts and engage with relevant teams for their support.
  • Quickly prepare concept notes, capacity statements and proposals as required in collaboration with relevant teams.
  • Packaging information and relevant knowledge products to design proposal development processes.
  • Facilitate proposal design workshop.
  • Edit concept notes and propoals ensuring alignments to donor requirements.
  • Document critical lessons learnt, decisions and information on current funding environment and emerging donor priorities.
  • Play a critical role to gather donor intellegence (Institutional, Bilaterial, Multi-Lateral, Foundations and Private)  in coordination with verious program units.
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Responsibility # 2:  Partnership management, External Representation and marketing.

30%

  • Explore appropriate partners for large and small scale resource mobilization process.
  • Provide strategic support to Partners for program quality improvements.
  • Facilitate award management aspects in collaboration with Grants and Program Unit.
  • Play a critical role to position CARE Bangladesh towards potential future funding.
  • Establish & maintain major donor cultivation strategy & plan & monitor progress against the plan.
  • Represent CARE Bangladesh in appropriate donor meetings/ platforms with focus to resource mobilization.

 

 

Responsibility # 3 Quality Assurance and Improvements.

20%

  • 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.
  • Support and provide strategic guidance to partners to ensure quality in donor reports.
  • Other duties as assigned time to time by the authority.

 


III.           Reporting to:  

The Director-PEARL


IV.          Working Condition:  

The Resource Mobilization and Partnerhsip Advisor is based at CARE Bangladesh Dhaka Office, 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:

  • 7-10 years extensive experience of proposal development and project design and partnerships management.
  • At least 7 years field experience in development, rehabilitation and/or relief programs.
  • Donor relations and networking and partnership management.
  • 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.
  • Ensure and Promote GEDI and be GEDI sensitive, creating an enabling environment where diversity can flourish and all staff and stakeholders experience inclusion and appreciation.

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.
 
Compensation

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, Day care facilities 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 March 17, 2019.

Note:

  • CARE Bangladesh aims to attract and select a diverse workforce ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, class, ethnicity, disability, location and religion.
  • Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.
  • CARE Bangladesh has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards discrimination, harassment and abuse. All employees are expected to abide by the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse & Child Protection Policy of CARE Bangladesh.
  • 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.