VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- PARTNERSHIP AND FUNDRAISING OFFICER

HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE CENTRE

Detailed Job description / requirements:

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- PARTNERSHIP AND FUNDRAISING OFFICER

First Notice date: 17 January 2022

Deadline: 31 January 2022

The Human Rights and Justice Centre (HRJC) is a not-for-profit organization improving access to justice for victims of human rights violations in Nepal such as torture, enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions and sexual violence. The HRJC provides legal assistance to victims regardless of their background, religious or political affiliation, litigates cases, develops local capacity and pushes the human rights agenda forward.

SCOPE OF THE POSITION

The HRJC is seeking a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Partnership and Fund Raising Officer.

It is a Fixed-term employment contract till August 2022 with the possibility of extension depending upon performance of the candidate and the availability of budget.

The primary responsibility of the Partnership and Fund Raising Officer is to build meaningful partnerships, develop new project proposals and fundraising materials for HRJC and to secure new funding in order to attain the organization’s sustainability for the long run.

The placement of the Partnership and Fund Raising Officer is expected to take place on 1 March 2022.

EDUCATION

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Business Administration, Mass Communication, or any other related discipline from a recognized institution.
  • A postgraduate qualification in an area related to Project Management or Fundraising would be a valuable asset.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in raising funds for NGOs is acceptable instead of the qualification.

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • At least three years of significant fundraising experience within the charity sector.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing funding proposals and obtaining grants from national and international donors.
  • Experience developing log-frames and activity-based budgets.
  • Experience producing resources and materials to support fundraising.

Desirable

  • Experience in raising funds for the NGOs would be an asset.
  • Experience creating (digital) fundraising campaigns, as well as measuring, interpreting and evaluating campaign results.
  • Fundraising experience in the Human Rights sector is a strong asset.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Sound knowledge of fundraising practices, approaches and environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in securing grants and gifts from institutional donors, individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources.
  • Sound knowledge of major donors’ funding guidelines and requirements.
  • Ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information, and prepare effective, accurate, and timely reports and other documents to support development objectives.
  • Strong computer and IT skills, with good command of Excel, PowerPoint and collaborative tools.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in both English & Nepali.
  • Demonstrated ability to write in a manner that is clear, accessible and engaging.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with leadership, prospects, donors, civil society and the academic world.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and plan ahead.
  • Genuine interest in development and empathy with HRJC’s work.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested individuals who meet the requirements of the position are invited to apply submitting their up-to-date curriculum vitae; a motivation letter citing “what makes you apply for the position and what you can bring to the HRJC’’; a copy of highest-level educational degree and the contacts of 2 professional references not later than 31 January 2022. Applicants are required to refer to the detailed Job Description provided along with this vacancy announcement. Please go through the link below for Job Description:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F_mcjpJqnsH-Nw7a7kp1PD32zW1zavCK/view?usp=sharing

Selection of the candidate is made upon successful completion of written examination as well as verbal interview.

Applications should be emailed to contact@hrjc.org.np to reach us no later than 31 January 2022, 6 p.m.

Please quote “Application – Partnership and Fund Raising Officer” on the subject line.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 3+ years
Education BBA / BBM, Bachelors in Mass Comm. and Journalism
Posted Date 17 Jan, 2022
Apply Before 31 Jan, 2022
City Lalitpur