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

Posting Job


August 17, 2016

Expired Job


December 14, 2019




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
  • 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

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

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
  • 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
  • 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.


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