Development Fund Officer

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Company:The Managemaent University of Africa
Category:Business development
Job Type:Permanent

Job details


  • Assist in the implementation of policies and procedures governing University
  • resource mobilization.
  • Assist in the Implementation of University resource mobilization strategies taking into account short and long term funding needs of the University,
  • Initiate and participate in efforts to mobilize resources and build a sustainable funding base for the University.
  • Support implementation of resource mobilization strategies by managing relationship with donors.
  • Identifying and mapping potential donors and conducting periodic reviews of the donor portfolio.
  • Steward assigned donors in alignment with the Development Funds stewardship policies and protocols.
  • Educate graduating students about alumni benefits and engaging them in University programmes.
  • Partner with admissions office in spear heading the introduction of alumni involvement in the admissions process; partner with the Dean of student’s services to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumni.
  • Oversee and balance the budget for alumni relations and help raise funds for selected special projects and events.
  • Assist in organizing of fundraising events.
  • Liaise with philanthropic organisations.
  • Develop fundraising proposals.
  • Office administration and report writing, and
  • Manage a team of staff


  • A bachelors’ degree in Project Management, Finance or its academic equivalent in the relevant field.
  • Experience in resource mobilization, fundraising, report writing, proposal writing and event Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University, alumni, other constituent’s and the public,
  • Demonstrate ability to strategies, implement and build programmes and activities that target fundraising,
  • Demonstrate strong writing, planning and organizational skills,
  • Flexibility and initiative as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals,
  • Be of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and speedily.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Liase with University staff at all levels and ensure customer complains are solved.



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