Resource Mobilization Officcer – P2

The Resource Mobilisation Officer for COMFWB will be responsible for the development and implementation of the resource mobilisation strategy of the organization in close liaison with the Chief Executive Officer. He/she will oversee all the activities of resource mobilisation at COMFWB Secretariat.


Under the direct supervision of the Chief executive officer of COMFWB, the Resource Mobilization Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Maintaining and establishing good working relationship with the international donor community and cooperating partners with a view to getting support and mobilizing resources for COMFWB COMESA programmes;
  • Oversee development of the regional resource mobilization strategy and action plan;
  • Oversee all resource mobilization activities for the region and the countries to meet the expected target;
  • Prepare briefs that help management to keep donors informed of COMFWB activities and any developments and responding to their queries promptly and competently;
  • Ensure that proper guidance, coordination, and support are provided to COMFWB Chapters on resource mobilization;
  • Conduct a comprehensive analysis of potential global and local donors to map the feasibility of securing multi-year and thematic funding. Map donors’ strategic areas of interest, funds available, grantees, funding windows, requirements and guidelines and interest in funding key COMFWB result areas;
  • explore opportunities for partnerships (and mobilizing and leveraging resources) from emerging donors- Regional banks, the BRICS countries, African Countries, private sectors and non-governmental organizations;
  • Develop objectives for fundraising, methods, tactics, and focus on bilateral, private sector, public funding, foundations;
  • Advise on ways to develop and maintain strategic partnerships and engagement with key donors (past, present and future);
  • Lead in preparing funding requests in response to calls for proposals emanating from donors and Trust Funds;
  • Follow up developments regarding regional and international cooperation and brief the CEO and management team on how to enhance COMFWB’s relations with key partners; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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