Institutional Fundraising Manager

CBM Global Nepal Country Office

CBM Global works alongside people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places to fight poverty and exclusion and transform lives. Drawing on over 100 years’ experience, we work with the most marginalised in society to break the cycle of poverty and disability and build inclusive communities where everyone can enjoy their human rights and fulfil their full potential. CBM initiated its work in Nepal since 1982 and supports a diverse mix of national partners engaged in Inclusive Eye and Ear Care, Rehabilitation, Education, and Social Inclusion of persons with disabilities.

Details / requirements:

Job Overview:

Under the guidance of the Country Director and the supportive supervision from the Global Institutional Fundraising Manager, the Institutional Fundraising Manager will lead and coordinate institutional fund-raising activities for Nepal Country Office.

The incumbent will develop fund-raising strategy for Nepal Country Office in line with CBM Global Federation Strategy. S/he will cultivate and strengthen relationship with institutional donors, foundations, corporations, I/NGO partners, and other stakeholders, explore and identify relevant funding opportunities and contribute to diversification of Country Programme Portfolio. S/he will develop quality proposals and manage entire project development cycle in close collaboration with the Nepal Country Team, CBM Secretariat, Technical Team and Member Associations. 

Reports to: Country Director

Based: This position will be based in CBM Global Nepal Country Office, Sanepa, Lalitpur.

Hours: Full Time 

Salary range: Competitive

Responsibilities and Duties:

Strategy and Leadership

  • Develop fund-raising strategy for Nepal Country Office in line with CBM Global Federation Strategy. 
  • Work closely with the Global Institutional Fundraising Manager to identify institutional funding capacity gaps in the country office and build capacity of the country team in the required areas.
  • With support from the Global Institutional Fundraising Manager, review existing fundraising policies and procedures in place, update or modify where needed, and develop new processes that contribute to the successful fundraising.

Donor Relations and Fund-raising

  • Maintain good working relationship with existing donors, explore new donors and cultivate relation with the potential donors.
  • Explore and identify funding opportunities in the areas of CBM Global’s work, targeting wide variety of donor groups including institutional donors, corporations, foundations, etc. Identify and propose new approaches and ways of fund-raising where necessary.
  • Coordinate Go / No Go decisions for funding applications of Nepal Country Office.
  • Develop quality concept notes and proposals in close coordination with the Programme and Finance team, and global counterparts.
  • Lead and coordinate the proposal development process for Nepal Country Office.
  • Provide ‘surge capacity’ support for proposal development to other country teams as required.
  • Work closely with the Country Director and the Programme team to gather powerful stories and evidence from the project areas, develop promotional materials, and generate innovative ideas to enhance visibility of CBM Global’s work and cultivate donor interest in our work.

Coordination and Representation

  • Ensure effective collaboration with the Country team, Secretariat, Technical Team and Member Associations while developing project ideas and proposals.
  • Coordinate periodic learning sessions to reflect upon good practices and challenges of the fundraising activities of the Country Office.
  • Represent and participate in various strategic meetings and consultations related to fund raising within CBM Global, donors, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Actively engage in various national and international communities of practice to gather new ideas and enhance fundraising capacity.
  • Actively coordinate with other agencies for joint proposals/biddings.

Humanitarian Action

  • In case of Emergency in the country and requirement of the organization you should be flexible to deploy in the emergency response management initiatives as per the requirement of the organization.


  • Accountable for ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with CBM’s programmes, are safeguarded to the greatest extent possible.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to all aspects of the CBMG Safeguarding and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, abuse and harassment policies and associated standards and procedures.

Key outcomes expected from this role

  • Institutional fundraising capacity enhanced in the Country Office.
  • Effective collaboration among various stakeholders within CBM Global federations for fund-raising activities.
  • Increase in Country Office programme portfolio.
  • Clear fund-raising strategy and procedures in place in the country office.

Person Specification

All of the following requirements are essential, unless marked with a when they are desirable, and will be assessed from a combination of information provided from the application form and interview process.

CBM Global NCO welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

Experience and knowledge

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in Fundraising in the development organisation.
  • A track record of success in building relationships and networks with donor organisations and writing and submitting winning funding applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of the donor environment and of current donor / funding trends
  • Experience in the disability sector*
  • Lived experience of disability*

 Skills/competencies/personal qualities

  • Leadership qualities
  • Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Adept at working on multiple things at once and at prioritising.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal).
  • Respect and commitment to organizational values in all aspects of work.
  • Flexible approach to work demands.
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with staff at all levels.
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity.

 Qualifications, training, and education

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field of study.

How to apply

Closing date: 27 April 2023

Please follow this LINK to apply.

Please download the Application Form using the link above. Once completed, kindly upload it in the system along with your updated Curriculum Vitae (no more than two pages). There is space on the Application Form to include a cover letter, so there is no need to provide a separate cover letter.

Please visit CBM Global website for more information. For any queries or confusion, please write to 

CBM Global welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. Persons with disability, women and candidates from marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained.


Category Development / INGO
Openings 1
Salary Rs. /
Position Type Full Time
Position Level Senior Level
Experience 8+ years
Education Post Graduate / Masters in related field.
Posted Date 28 Mar, 2023
Apply Before 27 Apr, 2023