Manager: Resource Mobilisation and Donor Co-ordination
The South African National AIDS Council Trust (the SANAC Trust) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV, TB & STIs epidemics. The Trust is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response. We are, therefore recruiting a Manager: Resource Mobilisation and Donor Co-ordination for our organization. The position is based in Hatfield, Pretoria.
Name of Position : Manager: Resource Mobilisation and Donor Co-ordination
Reporting to : CEO
Location : Pretoria
Job level : D4
Duration : 3 years
Advert Date : 3 November 2020
Purpose of the job
To manage and optimise the use of all resources from Government, external donors (e.g. GFTAM, USAID, CDC etc), civil society and the private sector, for the coordination and implementation of the National Strategic Plan for HIV, TB and STIs. To look for opportunities to maximise the funding available for both the coordination and implementation of the NSP by maximising funding from existing government and international sources. To look for opportunities and leverage innovative mechanisms to generate new sources of funding and partnership e.g. strengthen partnership with private sector. Maximise the impact of all investments in the NSP through supporting prioritisation, collaboration between stakeholders and promoting efficiencies and effectiveness, informing public sector and development partner budgeting processes.
Work with the CEO and all the units within SANAC Secretariat to build the leadership for a sustainable response to HIV, TB and STIs. Work with the CEO and all the units within SANAC Secretariat to establish the requisite relationships and high quality and efficient systems and reporting mechanisms to raise the maximum funds for the functioning of the SANAC secretariat.
To monitor and evaluate the use of resources from Government, external donors, civil society and the private sector, for the coordination and implementation of the National Strategic Plan for HIV , TB and STIs.
- Establishing systems to routinely map, monitor and evaluate (efficiency, effectiveness, value for money, financial systems and reporting) expenditure on implementation of the NSP annually by all the sectors.
- To annually monitor and evaluate expenditure with increasing levels of detail and analyses.
- Working with the SANAC Secretariat units to establish, lead and co-ordinate the planning for sustainability of programmes funded largely by external donors.
To maximise the funding available for the implementation of the NSP by maximising funding from existing government and international sources, leveraging innovative mechanisms to generate new sources of funding and improving the efficiency of service delivery.
- Developing a Resource Mobilisation strategy to support the Resource Mobilisation and the Donor Co-ordination Committees to maximise the funding available for the implementation of the NSP.
- Providing technical support to the Resource Mobilisation and Donor Co-ordination Committees
- Providing technical support to the Costing Technical Task Team
- To develop evidence based budget bids or business cases to enable the scale-up of under-resourced social and structural interventions, demonstrating how these approaches will improve HIV and TB outcomes while also advancing the broader development aims outlined in the NDP.
- Participating in the development of the National Health Insurance (NHI) strategy, contributing the perspective of the multisectoral SANAC structures.
- Identifying and leveraging innovative financing mechanisms to generate new funding sources: Government co-investment, Partner co-investment and Social impact bonds.
Fundraising for coordinating the response
- Lead the fundraising efforts with grant prospecting and scoping new programmatic initiatives
- Coordinate and lead activities related to SANAC core fundraising by implementing a fundraising strategy and documenting clear standard operating procedures
- Support the creation of concept notes, proposals, reports, and corresponding budgets by liaising with relevant finance teams when appropriate
Maximising the impact of all investments in the NSP through supporting prioritisation, collaboration between stakeholders and promoting efficiencies and effectiveness, informing public sector and development partner budgeting processes.
- Working with non-health government departments to integrate HIV and TB into multi-sectoral planning and fully leveraging the benefits of non-health sector efforts.
- Working with national government departments to optimise the use of their own budgets and staff for HIV, TB and STI activities, integrating HIV, TB and STIs into their workplace wellness programmes, service delivery programmes and into the work of their outreach staff.
- To undertake systematic funding gap analyses of the NSP that presents estimated funding shortfalls by sub-programme and thereafter an iterative process of prioritisation and optimisation of interventions taking into account available resources to inform public sector and development partner budgeting processes.
- Working with the SANAC national and provincial, government, development partners, external donors, private sector and civil society Technical Working Groups and Technical Task teams to identify the optimal combination of high- value high- impact interventions.
- Working with the SANAC secretariat Units to build, expand and maintain systems that use data strategically to target high-value, high-impact interventions towards spatial locations and populations where impact will be greatest, to increase the efficiency of the response to HIV, TB and STIs.
- Identifying strategies that need to be prioritised to achieve greater technical efficiencies and thereby improve the return on investments.
- Identifying the strategies or areas that require frontload investments and how this can be done.
Working with the CEO and all the units within SANAC Secretariat to build the leadership for a sustainable response to HIV, TB and STIs.
- Participating in SANAC national and provincial, government, development partners, external donors, private sector and civil society Technical Working Groups and Technical Task teams
Working with the CEO and all the units within SANAC Secretariat to establish the requisite relationships and high quality and efficient systems and reporting mechanisms to raise the maximum funds for the functioning of the SANAC secretariat.
- Working with each SANAC Secretariat Unit to identify their funding needs, their existing funders and their reporting and their deliverables.
- Working with CFO, finance and procurement team and human resource management team to establish and maintain systems that are responsive to the needs of funders of SANAC secretariat.
- Working with the CEO to build strong relationships with key stakeholders that do and could in the future provide funding to SANAC.
- Working with Executive Management Committee to develop a three Resource Mobilisation strategy for SANAC Secretariat.
Contributing as a member of the Executive Management Committee
- To ensure appropriate use of resources (human and financial)
- To apply governance to the organisation
Providing support to CEO as required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Post graduate qualification in Public Health or similar
- At least 5 years’ experience in fundraising and resource mobilization
- Extensive comprehensive knowledge of the HIV epidemic in SA, government and community responses and the funding of these.
- Experience in resource mobilization, management and coordination
- Experience in working with multiple stakeholders including government, civil society, development partners and external donors.
- Communication in English, both written and verbal
- Computer literate (MS Office, Outlook)
- Negotiation skills
- Advanced interpersonal skills
- Analysis and problem solving
- Strategic thinking and management
- Change management
- Goal oriented
- Assertiveness and resilient
- Diversity management
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly indicate the name of the position on the subject line of the email.
Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late or faxed will not be considered.
Closing date: close of business, 23 November 2020
Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within two (2) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
The SANAC Trust gives preference to candidates who meet the job requirement and who will add to the culture and gender diversity of the organisation. Suitable candidates will be subjected to psychometric testing, personnel suitability check(s) (citizenship, credit record checks, security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and employment verification).
The SANAC Trust reserves the right at any time to withdraw or alter this advertised position.