The role will support both Dalberg and IDH’s leadership in developing and pursuing a rigorous fundraising strategy to allow for crowding in of donor, public and private resources to deliver the strategic priorities and programs that will be prioritised under the partnership.
Specifically, the role will work very closely with the IDH and Dalberg’s senior leadership who form the partnership’s steering committee and IDH’s Fundraising team to achieve an ambitious fundraising strategy.
It is expected that the role will bolster the IDH and Dalberg’s outreach capabilities while exploring new opportunities for strategic funders to support Africa wide or country-specific programs that IDH and Dalberg aim to implement as part of the strategic partnerships to achieve the sustainable and impactful transformation of the agriculture sector.
Further, this role will require rapid identification of potential donors, funders and partners and will develop pitches and investment-ready cases that align with the interests of the funders.
This role reports to the IDH-Dalberg Partnership Steering Committee.
You are a global development leader and you thrive in tackling global issues. You enjoy evolving in high-performing environments and driving the delivery of innovative and results-oriented solutions.
You are independent and self-motivated and work well with others. You excel in solving problems using clear strategic and creative thinking, and you want to put your skills to work – transforming organizations that affect smallholder farmer livelihoods. You are a committed self-starter with experience as a ‘top-performer’ in your past roles, a passion for agricultural development, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
We are hiring for one Fundraising Associate to be based either in Nairobi, Lagos or Johannesburg, although further Africa-based locations can be discussed.
Please submit your application to Patience Gin (firstname.lastname@example.org). Your application should include a resume and a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for the role.
The closing date is 20th July 2020.
Selected candidates will be invited for interviews to test analytical and conceptual thinking skills through consulting case questions and to discuss interests and experience. Reference checks will be required as a final step in the hiring process.