We're looking for Resources Mobilisation Advisor

We're looking for Resources Mobilisation Advisor

15/04/2021
in News

Rikolto in Indonesia located in Denpasar, Bali Province is the regional branch of Rikolto, an international NGO with more than 40 years’ experience in partnering with farmer organisations and food chain stakeholders across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America committed to developing sustainable agriculture value chains and food systems.

Rikolto runs programmes in 15 countries worldwide through eight regional offices. We’re a close-knit network of accessible and knowledgeable colleagues, willing to share experience and eager to inspire others. We are currently looking for a professional for the position of:

RESOURCES MOBILISATION ADVISER

Based in Denpasar, Bali

Position Overview

This position focuses on the planning, search, generation of new ideas and project initiatives in line with Rikolto's mission. RMA is responsible to transform ideas into attractive project and programme proposals, as well as to build strategic alliances that enhance the impact of Rikolto's programmes.

RMA as part of the Management Team of Rikolto in Indonesia leads the programme development support department and a member of Rikolto’s International Communication and Fundraising Unit.

KEY OBJECTIVES and RESPONSIBILITIES

Programme and Project Development– 15% of the time

  • Develop and coordinate the implementation of the Rikolto's fundraising strategies and plans
  • Research, identify, and initiate access to funding opportunities
  • Stay up to date on issues of socio-economic development, food system, climate smart agriculture, ecosystem restoration, fundraising and community development programmes and policies, and other issues relevant to the regional context
  • Identify and visualize trends and opportunities for the consolidation, development and positioning of Rikolto
  • Incorporate and monitor the application of the values, vision and mission of Rikolto in all the proposals developed
  • Collaborate with the International Communication and Fundraising Team and take up tasks as agreed upon within the team

Concept notes and proposals - 70% of time

  • Coordinate the development of the concept and design of project/programme ideas and transform it into high quality expression of interests, letters of intention, concept notes, proposals and other relevant documents
  • Proactive fundraising work: prepare and update a portfolio of concept notes and proposals that can be easily adjusted to new potential donors
  • Coordinate the negotiation of grant agreements and contracts with donors to secure financial and non-financial resources (technicians, equipment and others)
  • Evaluate and take lessons from the previous resource mobilisation initiatives
  • Provide documents/materials to present Rikolto to donors and potential stakeholders in collaboration with the PLA and Communication Coordinators

Partnership Establishment with donors and allies - 15 % of time

  • Develop, maintain and regularly update donor database and advise the team for stronger presentation of ideas to donors
  • Build and/or maintain positive and productive relationships with existing and potential donors, partner organisations and other stakeholders at all levels
  • Represent Rikolto and/or accompany members of the Rikolto programme team at meetings with (potential) donors and other interested parties, according to requests
  • Follow-up on donor reporting and ensure the quality of report submitted to donors

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience:

  • Degree in relevant development field; master or another relevant post-graduate degree is an asset
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a fundraising or programme development initiative of international development organisation
  • Proven experience at successfully acquiring grants from donors and corporations, and in meeting grant targets

Technical Competencies, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills (concept and proposal development); both in English and Bahasa Indonesia
  • Strong capacity in project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation experience, including budgeting and reporting
  • Excellent skills to speak and write in English. Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia is an advantage

Personal Attributes/Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrates the ability to effectively interact and collaborate with people across units/projects and institutions
  • Excellent relationship-building, conflict management, networking and negotiation skills, especially when developing / maintaining contacts and influencing development and funding agencies
  • Have high standards of performance and assumes responsibility and accountability; capacity for sound decision making and proactive problem solving
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment, and able to create/maintain a work environment that promotes diversity of people and thinking
  • Able to multi-task and work well under time constraints, including capability to be flexible to respond to changing requirements
  • Affinity with sustainable, human and environmentally friendly practices

RIKOLTO COMPETENCIES

1. Core (competencies applied to all job levels and career stages):

  • Initiating
  • Collaboration
  • Communications for results
  • Leading self

2. Technical (more specific than Core; the knowledge & skill required for a specific job):

  • Building networks
  • Quality oriented

3. Leadership (knowledge & skill important to be an effective leader):

  • Innovative
  • Problem solving
  • Stimulating others
  • Leading the organisation

To maintain a good gender balance in our team, we especially encourage female candidates to apply.

Application Requirements:

  • Submission of letter of interest and recent CV
  • Statement of minimum salary expectation 
  • Application must be received by Monday, 26 April 2021 to recruitment.id [at] rikolto.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Discover more about Rikolto worldwide in our website: http://www.rikolto.org.