Institutional Partnership Development Advisor at SOS Children's Villages

SOS Children's Villages work in more than 133 countries to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home. In Nigeria, SOS Children’s Villages has been active since 1973 and has presence in Isolo-Lagos, Owu-Ijebu, Ogun State, Gwagwalada-Abuja, Jos-Plateau State, Ibadan-Oyo State and Kaduna-Kaduna State. We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Institutional Partnership Development Advisor Location: AbujaJob DescriptionThe overview of the role is to support and advise the National Association in the development of partnership with institutions, in order to significantly diversify and increase the financial resources available for national programmes.S/he will work with the National Director and the Program Team to mobilize institutional funding for SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria.He/she will develop and implement institutional partnership strategies and will be a key contributor to the growth of the funding portfolio as well as day to day donor relationship management with bilateral donors, international organizations, governmental institutions, embassies and any other relevant national or international organizations.Key ResponsibilitiesFundraising and Donor Liaison through identifying institutional partnership opportunities at the national/local levels, writing of concept notes and full proposals for both grants and contracts under the strategic guidance of the Program Head, coordinating and facilitating consortium formation and proposal development as well as developing MOUs.Donor Contract Management through preparation and submission of IPD monthly updates and reports, donor contract management of institutional (restricted) grants.Strategy and capacity building - develop and implement an institutional fundraising and partnership strategy in line with the needs of the organization, train and support relevant staff in project cycle management and logical frame approach, etc.Partnership development and networking through establishing and maintaining regular contact with donors, participation in regional IPD networking and training, etc. 

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