Coalition of Services of the Elderly Job Vacancy: Resource Development Manager - Manila, Philippines

The Resource Development Manager is responsible for establishing the organisational funding strategy, liaising with donors, undertaking donor research, monitoring funding requirements of the organization and to identifying and developing new sources of income and suitable donors in order to maximize external funding for programs. Primary responsibilities are the development and implementation of COSE’s annual fund raising plan, including institutional, international and local fundraising and resource development; external donor communications; organisational advocacy/promotion; cultivating and maintaining relationships with partner agencies, donors and other stakeholders; participating in the representation of the organization in various arenas; and serving as member of the Senior Management Team.

Resource Development Strategy:
  • Develop and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies and plans to ensure clear and achievable fundraising objectives; and positive and effective relationships with donors.
  • Ensure that the fundraising strategy of COSE is adequately diversified and includes tactics in specific areas such as major donors; web based giving, foundations, corporate support, etc.
  • Research and identify new donors and opportunities for fundraising with institutional donors and private foundations and support the development of funding relations.
  • Develop and manage successful relationship with existing and potential donors.
  • Provide leadership on all fundraising initiatives including special events, sponsorships, donor cultivation and proposal/grant and report writing.
  • Identify, organize and manage fundraising activities of COSE with a focus on new opportunities to obtain ongoing and increased support from corporations, public and private organizations, and individuals.
  • Organise revenue streams and provide information about new campaign programs
  • Advise the Executive Director on new funding opportunities and develop high quality concept papers and proposals for submission to donors.
Proposal & Concept Proposal Writing:
  • Prepare and design high quality concept papers, project proposals and identify sources of funding for new programs.
  • To provide a quality check by evaluating concept notes and proposals on consistency, completeness, presentation, relevance to the donor and on the correct compliance with the donor’s demands. To assist if needed in drafting and editing project/programme proposals in coordination with programme staff;
  • To advise and provide guidance, including (on-the-job) training to program staff on the process of developing high quality project proposals, resource mobilisation and report writing that are relevant to COSE and to the donor and meet its requirements.
Donor Grants Management & Reporting:
  • Disseminate information to COSE senior management on funding opportunities and donor compliance.
  • To collect, manage, analyse and present information in order to meet the donor requirements as a grant is obtained as well as to give inputs to COSE management cycle and any other demand for information (i.e. for Facebook Page and other media outlet forms).
  • Disseminate information to COSE senior management on funding opportunities and donor compliance.
  • Establish a comprehensive and timely reporting schedule across the organization to anchor communications, fund-raising, and advocacy strategies.
Network Building & Communications:
  • Work with the Communications Coordinator to ensure production of wide range of information such as publications, leaflets, DVDs, videos reports etc. in order to help COSE to carry out effective fund raising and advocacy activities.
  • Work with COSE senior staff to ensure a strong, consistent advocacy voice in a variety of strategic settings (Inter agencies, NGOs, Clusters, etc.) to advance COSE’s issue areas and to develop business opportunities.
  • Participate in and represent COSE in donor and other external meetings, UN Clusters, International Agencies, donors and other technical and coordination meetings.
  • Assist COSE in advocacy, lobbying, policy and campaigns, and other advocacy works.
  • Ensure collection of information, synthesis and production of good fundraising and advocacy materials aiming at promoting COSE’s work to the donors
  • Support the advancement of COSE mission through the nurturing of existing relationships associated with current Programs and through the establishment and strengthening of new partnerships to enhance the role of COSE in humanitarian relief and development work
  • Participate as appropriate in the representation of COSE in varies forms such as national and international conferences, partner and donor agency meetings, etc.
  • University degree in communications, public relations international development, humanitarian affairs, international relations, social or political science or other relevant area suitable recognised and accredited qualification.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience with NGOs and Donors, particularly in the area of fundraising, project development, advocacy, communication and information management.
  • Experience of project design, project management cycle, participatory appraisal techniques, and financial and budget management.
  • Proven track record of securing donor funds and managing donor relationships.
  • Considerable experience on writing high quality concept notes, proposals and reports and ability to deliver presentations to potential funders.
  • NGO and Donor Networking and Research Skills
  • Strong experience in fund-raising and development/understanding of partnerships strategies.
  • Good donor information management and analyses of donor criteria and information needs.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills (verbal and in writing).
  • Co-operative and supportive team player in a cross-cultural environment.
  • ·Able to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to work in difficult environments
  • Fluent English, written and spoken
  • Experience of working with local partners
  • Experience of working collaboratively with INGOs
  • Experience or working knowledge of ageing and the issues facing older people in emergencies
How to apply:
Interested applicants please send your application letter and CV to CV must be formatted on a A4 size paper and TIN, SSS, Philhealth and Pagibig numbers must be provided. Closing date is on 02 September 2016.**


Due to the urgent nature of these position, we will review applications as and when they are received so you may be contacted before the closing date.