PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (PDM)-The Foundation for Tomorrow (TFFT)

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PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (PDM) POSITION DESCRIPTION:

 

The Foundation for Tomorrow (TFFT)-Tanzania is seeking to add a committed and talented individual to its team. We are looking for a Partnership Development Manager (PDM) who is exceptional at building relationships and who understands the importance of donor hospitality. The PDM will proactively engage in government, NGO, corporate, and donor partnership identification, mapping, management, and cultivation. In addition to coordinating strategic processes for partnership and fundraising management locally, the PDM will leverage visibility for TFFT through publicity and engagement with the media. Prior experience working in a multi-cultural setting is imperative for this role.

The PDM will consult on a regular basis with the Country Director, the Director of Communication and Donor Development, and Program Managers in order to provide opinion, advice, support, and oversight of partnership and fundraising initiatives in our Tanzania office.

CORE 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

KEY COMPETENCIES
• Passion for TFFT's mission and vision
• Fluency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili
• Understanding of donor and partnership development
• Understanding and experience of Tanzanian culture
• 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
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Submit a current, updated CV and a cover letter describing how you meet the position requirements through  "TFFT PDM Vacancy Notice" as the subject line reference on or before October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 PM EAT. Women and young professionals are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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