Head of Fundraising / Communication

The Hunar Foundation Verified

Karachi , Pakistan

Posted Jan 27, 2021 297 views

PKR. 250,000 - 350,000/Month

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Job Description

Position Summary

  • Position is responsible for leading fundraising, donor management, grants management of the company.
  • He she must have entrepreneurial approach to secure fundraising, donor engagement and managing grant requirement and implementation for the organization.

Roles and Responsibilities

Individual / Institutional and High Value Fundraising:

  •  Responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic plan for fundraising that is aligned to the overarching business objectives.
  • Identify new potential income streams and produce strategies to access these funds.
  • Prepare annual fundraising operational plan and associated budgets factoring in risk and compliance.
  • Identify development opportunities in major partnership fundraising with individuals and organizational donors.
  • Monitor, analyses and report on income and expenditure variances to support the month end and quarterly forecasting process.
  • Identify shortfalls in performance and, with support from the Operations head, prepare and implement contingency plans to ensure financial targets are met.
  • Ensure that all data is collected, managed and stored appropriately in compliance.
  • Lead and motivate the fundraising teams to deliver against agreed KPIs through clear direction, delegation and regular feedback on key activities.
  •  Report against agreed income targets and other performance indicators to the Executive Committee and Board of trustees. 
  • Assess key issues and report budget variance analysis.
  • Work to promote the development of a fundraising ‘awareness’ in organization.
  • Ensure that the measures are in place to deliver excellent donor experience and that they are thanked appropriately for their support.

 Donor Engagement and partnership building:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing engagement and fundraising strategies or enhance and grow revenue with assigned workplace accounts and donors.
  • Build network with donor and partner organizations to seek long term support.
  • Follow up and review reports for submissions to individual/donor organizations.
  • Follow up on fundraising activities and proper closure of activities/programs with specific reports.
  • Streamline departmental activities with all stakeholders for implementation of marketing plans.
  • Development and implementation of Hunar communications strategies across the organization.

Grants Management:

  • Responsible for designing grant programs, grant proposals, grant regulations & managing grant databases effectively & efficiently.
  • Analyze all processes, provide enhancements to all grant programs if required and manage all grant management processes according to policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and analyze all budget trends and make recommendation for cost control for various grants.
  • Monitor program budgets and expenditure and coordinate with Program manager and ensure effective program.
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process.
  • Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results.
  • Oversee if the grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the organization.
  • Oversee the job of invoicing, accounting, reporting, and other administrative functions to ensure successful execution of grant process.
  • Prepare financial or budget plans and allocation along with the planning and finance department in accordance with each requirement.
  • Analyze the budget trends and make recommendations for cost control and reduction for various grants.
  • Provide detailed reports to the funders and the board of directors with respect to the organization's progress.
  • Provide training to the new staff on grants management and reporting requirements.

Financial Planning and Budget Management:

  • Produce cost-effective budgets to achieve action plans.
  • Develop and maintain income and expenditure tracking and evaluation systems.
  • Ensure the Fundraising Department is kept within budget.

 Core Competencies:

  • Ability to generate and execute a fundraising plan.
  •  Ability to motivate and influence supporters to reach fundraising targets.
  • Outstanding in grant proposal writing for Local & International institution.
  •   Demonstrable track record of Strategic Fundraising activity.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work autonomously, take initiative and make decisions.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and develop key stakeholder, client and donor relationships.
  •  Experience of developing and implementing strategic and business plans
  • Outstanding Presentation & Communication Skills.
  • Strong IT Skills including MS Office Suit and Database Management.

Skills Required:

  •  Innovative management style.
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving.
  • Outstanding English language skills (written, reading and spoken)
  • Forward Thinker & Team Player        
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • ·Technology Oriented.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Korangi Creek Cantonment, Karachi, Pakistan
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
25 - 45 Years
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Master’s in Business Administration/ Social Sciences/Marketing from reputable university.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
12 Years (12 to 15 years of working experience with 7-8 years in senior managerial roles. Must have managed fundraising, Grant Management (Local/International) & Donor Relations.)
Apply Before:
Feb 11, 2021
Posting Date:
Jan 27, 2021
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The Hunar Foundation

N.G.O./Social Services · 201-300 employees - Karachi

Registered in 2008 under the Societies Act 1860, Hunar Foundations took its first batch in January 2010 in premises supplied by Delhi Mercantile Society, Karachi in its DMS School facility. The students gave their City & Guilds exam at the end of the year and till 2019 14 batches had graduated with ...Read More