Resource Mobilization Specialist for Capacity building and Integrated programming, GRP, Job Vacancy in Kenya BRAC

Position Title: Resource Mobilization Specialist for Capacity building and Integrated programming, GRP, BRAC International

Career with BRAC Global

BRAC is an award-winning international non-governmental development organisation, with the vision of a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination, where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. BRAC is a leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes to assist poor and disadvantaged communities in low-income countries, including in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings. It is an organisation of and for the people of the Global South, pioneering new development and social enterprise approaches to equip communities to achieve prosperity. As well as being the world's biggest NGO by number of staff and people directly reached, BRAC has regularly been ranked the number one NGO in the world by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector. BRAC retained the top spot in 2020 among the top 500 NGOs for the fifth consecutive year.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. It started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002, and has since reached millions of people in 11 countries in Asia and Africa. BRAC has a holistic approach to development that uses a wide array of programmes and social enterprises, including in microfinance, education, health, agriculture, gender and human rights. BRAC believes that every person has inherent potential, and when an enabling environment is created and that potential is unleashed, even the poorest can become agents of positive change in their own lives, for their families and their communities.

BRAC Global is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Resource Mobilization Specialist for Capacity building and Integrated programming, GRP, BRAC International

The role of the Resource Mobilisation Specialist is to focus on several key areas including capacity strengthening in general and specifically of fund raisers at country level, systems and tools strengthening, design and proposal writing, and donor partnership coordination.

In terms of capacity strengthening, the Resource Mobilisation Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing a systematic approach for building and supporting organizational capacity. This in regards to; integrated program design, resource mobilization and proposal writing across various programs and country offices. This will involve working closely with the program team at BRAC International and providing leadership and training to country offices on various aspects of program design, including theories of change, logical frameworks, budgeting, integrated programming, and monitoring and evaluation plans.

The Resource Mobilisation Specialist will also be responsible for ensuring that tools and templates for high-quality program design/proposals are developed and utilized across BRAC International's country offices. They will work in close cooperation with BI IT, BRAC, and affiliates to ensure that the strategic work around CRM/Salesforce, including module II - the Proposal Development module built on GRPs SOP, is in place. Additionally, they will build collaboration and knowledge management systems for resource mobilization and partnership processes, including webinars on programmatic themes in partnership with BI's Program Unit.

In terms of design and proposal writing, the Resource Mobilisation Specialist will lead the activities related to strengthening program design processes for complex integrated programs that cut across multiple sectors and/or countries. They will work in partnership with design teams across BRAC International, including affiliates and country offices, to support, lead, and facilitate proposal development, program design workshops, and meetings.

They will also participate in negotiations leading up to strong partnerships and consortia for humanitarian and European Union proposal applications and others and lastly work as a back stop to source mobilization work in Asia.

Key Responsibilities:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and sustain a systematic approach for Capacity building of BI’s country teams in close cooperation with BI’s program team,
  • Work closely with the Director of GRP, BRAC’s International Country offices, HO and Affiliates (BRAC UK and BRAC USA) for the development of annual capacity building plans, trainings, budget requirements and its implementation in relation to resource mobilization and partnerships.
  • provide strong leadership and trainings for BI countries, from theories of change, logical frameworks, budgeting for non-finance, integrated programming, importance of monitoring and evaluation plans, in collaboration with BI Program Unit and external experts.

Systems and Tools Strengthening:

  • Ensure that tools and templates for high quality programme design / proposals are developed and utilized across BI’s country offices as part the organizations learning culture.
  • Ensure the strategic work around CRM/Salesforce incl module II – The Proposal development module built on GRPs SOP, in close cooperation with BI IT, BRAC and affiliates.
  • Build systems of collaboration, and knowledge management for Resource mobilization and partnership processes incl webinar on programmatic themes in partnership with the Program Unit of BI

Design and Proposal Writing:

The Resource Mobilisation Specialist will lead on activities for strengthening programme design processes for complex integrated programmes that cut across multiple sectors and/or countries. Responsibilities will include leading to winning proposals:

  • in partnership with design teams across BRAC International – including affiliates and country offices – support, lead and facilitate proposal development, programme design workshops and meetings.

Donor Partnership Coordination:

  • Supporting the relationship management activities together with the Head of Resource Mobilization GRP BI
  • Supporting the identification of potential partners and participating in the negotiations leading up to strong partnerships and consortia for Humanitarian and European Union proposal applications.


  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Educational Requirements:

  • Post-graduation/Masters in Development Studies/Geopolitics/Law/Public Policy/Administration/ International Business, Economics, Business Administration, International Relations

Required Competencies:

  • Proposal writing/report writing, donor requirement understanding /conceptual skills, coordination, and networking (information gathering & analysis), budgeting, presentation ability.
  • The fundraising Officer needs to familiarize him/herself with the BRAC guidelines on how to develop concept notes and proposals to EU & ECHO.
  • He/she should read and familiar him/herself with the latest guidelines from Europe Aid-practical guidelines (PRAG-2015) and ECHO framework partnership agreement (FPA-2015) which details out all aspect as far as contractual donor requirements are concerned right from developing proposals, through the various steps of PCM to the final project closure.
  • He/she should read and familiarize him/her-self with the APPEL system used by ECHO for proposal submission and PCM of all Humanitarian projects. for this purpose, trainings are often organized by ECHO in the region which the Fund-Raising Officer must attend.

Experience Requirements:

  • Five years of work experience in the international development field. Experience in international health, nutrition, food security and livelihoods, education, youth empowerment and education.

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: Negotiable

Job Location: Den Haag, The Netherlands, Dhaka or Nairobi

How to apply

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 28/23 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 7 June 2023

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer