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There are currently two positions being advertised for: Resource Mobilisation Officer (Johannesburg) and District Organiser (Free State). Please scroll down for more details.

 

RESOURCE MOBILISATION OFFICER (FUNDRAISER 12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

 

Main Purpose of the Job:

The Resource Mobilisation Officer is responsible for identifying and securing new and different sources of funding. Furthermore he/she will be responsible for developing and implementing an effective fundraising strategy, managing donor relationships, ensuring that TAC, together with the Finance Manager and Donor Liaison and Compliance Manager, is compliant with all donor contracts, reports and deadlines.

 

Responsibilities:

KRA1: Increase institutional funding sources, including identifying new and innovative ways to source funding

Develop, implement and review’

A resource mobilisation/fundraising strategy

Annual plans

Grant and contract management system

Take the lead in resource mobilisation/fundraising in identifying specific opportunities for new funding sources and pursuing these timeously and professionally.

Create a comprehensive database of current and potential donors

Provide technical support and advice on proposal development to TAC National Office and Provincial Office staff.

Develop relationships with TAC leadership, national and provincial staff to ensure that the TAC is putting together meaningful proposals and achieves a high success rate in its applications. In doing so, develop innovative approaches in mobilising resources at the community, local and international level.

 

KRA2: Retain current donors

Ensure compliance for all grant agreements

Maintain good working relationships with current and potential donors

Ensure that proposal deadlines are met.

 

KRA3: Diversify sources

Identify and research potential alternative (non-institutional) sources of funding.

In collaboration with TAC leaders, take responsibility for researching and developing relationships with high-level individual donors, negotiating with them around the level and nature of their involvement with the TAC.

To develop time bound crowdfunding strategies

Work with the Advocacy and Campaigns team to implement these effectively, including developing online resources, building momentum via social media and other outreach, and providing reports on progress.         

Research and identify potential trusts, foundations, bilateral and other donors to fund TAC and to lead in the preparation, writing and submission of high quality grant applications.

 

KRA4: Effective contribution to TAC’s financial management

Ensure that finance is provided with up-to-date and realistic assessments of income projections.

Provide clear guidance on donor conditions relating to release of funds and spend available to Finance Department.

 

KRA5: Advocating for TAC at an international level

When required, act as TAC ambassador in identified fora, providing input and guidance, to ensure that TAC’s views and influence are promoted.

Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.

Identify and engage with strategic partners at national and international levels to enhance TAC’s strategic priority areas and to expand support to programme partners, strategic partners and members

 

Requirements:

Tertiary qualification at degree and/or honours level.

Experience in fundraising/resource mobilisation required in the NGO sector at national and international levels.

Clear track record, with a portfolio of evidence, of successful fundraising.

Clear track record in proposal writing.

Computer literacy, MS Word including Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Excellent proposal writing skills.

 

Behavioural Competencies:

Good administrative skills and ability to manage the entire fundraising administration

Ability to work independently

Good written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team

Knowledge of the fundraising environment in the NGO sector

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent networking skills

Adaptable and flexible

Ability to organise and meet deadlines

Good understanding of South African public health system and political landscape would be advantageous

 

The closing date for applications is close of business, Friday 25 August 2016. Should you be interested please apply to suraya.kyei@tac.org.za with a CV and cover letter.

 

Due to the volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

 

DISTRICT ORGANISER (4 MONTH CONTRACT)

 

Main Purpose of the Job:

The District Organiser will be required to provide support to the branches across the district, by coordinating the operations at the district or number of districts.

 

Responsibilities:

Co-ordinate TAC’s operational activities within the districts

Provide oversight of all organisational development within the district

Engage with external stakeholders to enable TAC to carry out its activities

Ensure collection, analysis and sharing of information related to TAC’s work in the district

Manage of provincial funds within the districts

 

Requirements:

Matric Certificate

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing a team

Working knowledge of HIV, Aids and TB

Skills to coordinate operations at district level

 

Behavioural Competencies:

Good administrative skills

Good written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to motivate others

Ability to organise and meet deadlines

Good understanding of South African public health system and political landscape would be advantageous

 

The closing date for applications is close of business, Friday 22 August 2016. Should you be interested please apply to suraya.kyei@tac.org.za with a CV and cover letter.

 

Due to the volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.