The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is working with African governments, donors, NGOs, the private sector and African farmers to significantly and sustainably improve the productivity and incomes of resource poor farmers in Africa through agricultural development.  
AGRA is seeking to recruit an experienced and exceptional individual to fill the position of:
Program Officer, Resource Mobilization
The Program Officer, Resource Mobilization will be required to develop concept notes, proposals and budgets which drive the achievement of AGRA’s strategic plan and align with both AGRA and donor priorities. Primary responsibilities will include:
  • Mobilizing resources from bilateral and multilateral donors, philanthropic foundations and other sources; 
  • Providing support in terms of prospecting and developing concept notes for the implementation of the Resource Mobilization strategy;
  • Providing proactive and timely advice to senior management on strategic interaction with individual donors;
  • Coordinating interaction with donors across the AGRA Secretariat, in support of overall resource mobilization activities e.g. through site visits; and
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relations with a portfolio of donors as a foundation for resource mobilization efforts. This will include gathering intelligence and analyzing key trends in individual donor policies and plans vis-à-vis AGRA.
Key Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience required:
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in development sciences including Sociology, Development Studies, Anthropology, Economics or a related field;
  • At least seven (7) years of experience in international development with demonstrable success in resource mobilization for large multilateral or bilateral agencies or international organizations; and
  • Ability to build and manage strategic donor relations, with sound understanding of the donor financing landscape and processes. 
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If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts and quoting the reference number (PO-RM / 06 – 15) on your application letter before 12 July 2015.
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