Job DESCRIPTION: Experience and knowledge
· Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, international relations, social sciences, and communications or in a related area. Additional years of qualifying experience may compensate for a master’s degree,
· A minimum of 7 years progressively responsible experience in fundraising and resource mobilization,
· Deep knowledge of Lebanon working environment and active donors,
· Experience and knowledge of the socio-political and economic situation in Lebanon,
Experience in advocacy and/or strategic communication.
Skills and special aptitudes:
Fluency in oral and written English and Arabic is required. Knowledge of French is an advantage,
Excellent written and verbal communications skills,
Being diplomatic, professional and enthusiastic,
Has excellent attendance and positive attitude to the job,
High ethical standards in accordance with humanitarian standards and anti-corruption policy,
Excellent analytical reporting skills,
Excellent interpersonal, cooperation, and networking skills,
Ability to work independently and take initiative,
Great analytical skills,
Positively accept diversity and differences.
Job Qualifications: Specific tasks:
·Work closely with SHEILD colleagues order to create SHEILD fundraising strategy for 2020 - 2023,
· Oversee, update and implement the ongoing fundraising strategy,
· Identify and map suitable and potential donors,
· Identify key funding priorities and funding sources,
Prioritize time and needs for the appropriate potential donors,
Identify fundraising gaps within SHEILD framework,
Create and update a database that defines and identifies upcoming or potential fundraising scenarios for each program,
Having identified both the funding needs and potential funding sources, work closely with the Chairman of the Board and SHEILD International Advisor to match funding sources against SHEILD priorities.
Advise and implement new fundraising approach,
Review SHEILD submitted proposals in the last 2 years and assess the deficiency and strengths in each proposal,
Review and assist the Program Manager team during proposal writing phase in order to ensure that new proposals are in line with each donor’s strategy.
Review and assist the Program Manager team during reporting writing phase in order to ensure that submitted project reports are in line with each donor’s strategy,
Develop a new mechanism to track funding needs and proposal development,
Coordinate and serve as a focal point for the donor during proposal development,
Sustain and/or initiate discussion with SHEILD donors or potential donors,
Organize periodic bilateral meetings with existing and potential future donors,
Attend fundraising meetings with International, regional and local donors,
In agreement with the Chairman of the Board and SHEILD International Advisor, represent and promote SHEILD to UN and international agencies, donors, INGOs, development agencies, local partners, specialized networks and other parties,
Assist in developing logical frameworks and output, outcome and results-based on projects need based on the approach needed by each donor.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, international relations, social sciences, and communications or in a related area. Additional years of qualifying experience may compensate for a master’s degree