Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Partner Development Manager Careers at The Foundation for Tomorrow (TFFT)

Job Title: Partner Development Manager

Employer: The Foundation for Tomorrow (TFFT)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 2nd May 2014

Responsibilities:

Partnership development and management (40% of time)
Map, identify, nurture and develop value-adding partnerships supportive of the TFFT mission
Coordinate events for TFFT donors, visitors and third party collaborations in Tanzania
Take to scale partnerships, joint initiatives and collaboration with government at the central and local levels as TFFT expansion strategy will demand
Coordinate annual partnership reviews with our key program and strategic partners
Strategy coordination for partnership and fundraising (35% of time)
Work hand in hand with CD and DCDD to develop and implement a joint partnership and fundraising strategy for TFFT Tanzania
Support CD on donor development and strategic fundraising initiatives
Support Program Managers in sourcing funds and grant writing
Visibility, publicity, and media engagement (10% of time)
Coordinate community engagement efforts of linking programs with the grassroots
Lead development of publicity materials for TFFT that may add value to our work
Work with CD and Program Managers to identify and facilitate media engagement platforms and events for visibility and advocacy on issues pertinent to TFFT
Tanzanian fundraising event coordination (10% of time)
Logistical coordination between US and TZ offices
Procurement of promotional and auction items where needed
Event publicity
Event management for ad hoc regional events
Other duties as may be delegated or appointed by the CD

Minimum Qualifications:

Fluency in spoken and written Kiswahili and English
Understanding and experience of Tanzanian culture
Understanding of donor development

Key Competencies:

Passion for TFFT's mission
Excellent project management skills
Possesses excellent organizational skills; demonstrates ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively
Meticulous attention to detail and follow-through; performing tasks accurately and efficiently
Assertive self-starter with a proactive attitude and ability to work independently
Works as a team player; seeks and acts on feedback as appropriate
Balances competing priorities while keeping constant sight of overall objectives
Sensitivity to working with confidential information
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, performing effectively under pressure and handling difficult situations with poise, judgment, and tact while maintaining a positive, problem-solving attitude
High degree of flexibility in a demanding, fast-paced, and frequently changing environment
Displays a high degree of maturity and professionalism at all times, consistent with TFFT's culture/values
Possess superior problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Analytical and critical thinker

How to apply:

Submit a current, updated CV and a cover letter describing how you meet the position requirements to: ken@thefoundationfortomorrow.org with "TFFT PDM Vacancy Notice" as the subject line reference on or before May 2, 2014 @ 5:30 PM EAT.

Women and young professionals are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.