Organisation: ActionAid International
Position: Fundraising Investment Manager
Location: Flexible location- GS Hub Office or any AA Country Office
Salary: Competitive salary, Grade E in AA salary scale
Closing date: 24/09/2017 (day/month/year)
• Functional and general management
contribution to the fundraising leadership team taking a whole GS and
• Contribute to a team culture that
values collaboration internally, cross functionally and in partnership with
International Values Practice & Strategy Change Priorities
• Leading Innovation and Change
Establish a culture of excellence in respective team that values experimentation
and continuous improvement.
• Feminist Leadership: Championing
feminist leadership principles and values including commitment to diversity and
inclusion (race, gender, power).
• AAI Values Practice: Ensure personal
and team culture that demonstrates all of AAI values including: Mutual Respect,
Equity and Justice, Integrity, Solidarity with People Living in Poverty and
Exclusion, Courage of Conviction, Independence and Humility.
on Strategic Priorities
• Manage fundraising investments and
delegations, ensuring fair, transparent processes are followed in the
allocation of resources.
• Support members to access the
Fundraising Investment Fund, advising countries on the criteria and process for
• Facilitate sponsor host/fundraising
delegations through the management of a transparent Expression of Interest
• Develop appropriate business case
application forms and reporting templates to ensure appropriate KPIs and
results captured and measured.
• With the support of the Global Insight
& Funding Analyst and technical experts, ensure Senior Management and the
Board have the information required to make informed and strategic decisions
about Federation investments and delegations.
• Oversee the relevant Fundraising
Policies, ensuring member understanding and compliance.
Oversee AAI’s Fundraising
Investment Fund and sponsor host/fundraising and donor delegations, ensuring
they drive fundraising growth and contribute to the delivery of the Funding
• Keep up to date with activities and
plans through regular meetings with investment recipients and delegation
managers, bringing in technical experts when required to provide advice/solve
• Proactively advise and input on the
progress of activities against plans and strategy, identifying areas of
potential risk and opportunity.
• Monitor investment and delegation performance,
ensuring compliance with all deed of gifts conditions, delegation MOU’s and
organisational planning and reporting processes. Raise non-compliance where
• Working with the Global Insight &
Funding Analyst, prepare investment performance reports and risk analysis for
the FLT and International Board.
Develop the fundraising capability of staff, across ActionAid’s fundraising
investment portfolio to maximize income and ensure effective investment spend:
• Play a key role in the recruitment
process/selection/appointment of senior fundraising staff who will be managing
• Mentor and coach fundraisers managing
investments, providing technical expertise and strategic guidance as needed or
coordinate support with other technical expertise such as institutional funding
• Co-ordinate a peer to peer learning
and capacity development programme for investment recipients, encouraging
bilateral working and contributing to the professional development of
Line/matrix manage specific federation investments, where no
sponsor/host is managing the programme:
• Provide comprehensive and effective
management support to line/matrix reports to maximise staff potential and
enable fundraising investments to flourish.
• Deliver intensive support to recipient
counties, guiding the development of strategies and operational plans.
• Work with Senior Management and Board
members in country to build a solid understanding of fundraising and their
responsibilities and role to support fundraising investment.
Drive the expansion programme, through the identification and
scoping of new market or donor opportunities:
• Analyse external trends and growth
opportunities, to ensure AAI is thinking ahead to future investment
opportunities and growth potential.
• Network internationally to keep pace
with international developments and engage with other INGOs to benchmark
• Commission external research and
market scoping and liaise closely with members undertaking this on behalf of
• Provide market analysis and risk
assessments on potential market entry models and propositions.
skills and experience
You must have demonstrable
experience of the different funding streams; significant experience as a
successful fundraising manager, solid experience of acquiring and managing a
base of regular giving supporters, with proven expertise in various fundraising
techniques including digital fundraising, exceptional interpersonal and
relationship building skills across cultures, with the ability to motivate,
inspire and lead others.
Strong problem solving and
strategic thinking skills with experience of and an aptitude for strategic
planning and excellent analysis skills and experience of assessing funding
performance across a broad range of income streams are necessary.
Desirable skills and experience
• Experience in funding streams across international
markets and setting up and supporting start-up operations.
Language and Qualifications
• Relevant degree or similar
• Fluency in English both written and
apply for the post,
please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you
would bring to the role along with your CV/resume (no photos) in English in strict
confidence BY EMAIL ONLY to: (see email below). Ensure that they are sent as Word
documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”.
Please put "FR Investment Mgr” in the email subject line.
Deadline for applications: Sunday the 24th of September 2017,
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2017-09-24
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