Job type contractual / temporary
Full job description
Ifdc is an independent non-profit organization that combines innovative research, market systems development, and strategic partnerships to spread sustainable agricultural solutions for improved soil health, food security, and livelihoods around the world.
Our vision is to ensure healthier soils and plants for a food-secure and environmentally sustainable worldOur mission brings together innovative research, market expertise, and strategic public and private sector partners to identify and scale sustainable solutions for soil and plant nutrition that benefit farmers, entrepreneurs, and the environment.
Ifdc has mous with several established institutes and entities in india and is in the process of registering a branch office in indiaIfdc is implementing projects through a hosted entity pending its registration.
Rationale and o bjectives of the consultancy
Ifdc aims to strengthen and expand our role (in line with our strategic plan) in food and nutrition security, soil health, agribusiness and related topics on gender and youth inclusion, climate smart agriculture, and private sector development among others.
Accordingly, ifdc is seeking an experienced and dynamic consultant to conduct a donor and stakeholder mapping and analysis, identify key priorities and fundraising strategy that will enable the organization to achieve its strategic plan through forging effective partnerships and implementing additional projects in india.
Scope of the a ssignment
The tasks and scope of the consultancy will be to:
Undertake a donor and stakeholder mapping and analysis and draft a comprehensive report which includes but not limited to:
1A list of donors including bilateral and multilateral donors, foundations, and companies whose policies and practices are in line with ifdc mission and visionThis should include (but not limited to)
Donors’ key thematic/ focus areas and their relevance to ifdc work and strategic plan.
Donors’ key opportunities, their funding schedule/timeframe, and size of funding and current projects.
Donors’ covid-19 related interventions and opportunities
Donors’ grant and contract process and main compliance requirements
2List of relevant stakeholders and their ranking in terms of influence, power, and interest.
3Advice ifdc on a fundraising strategy which includes:
Sources of funds the organization should prioritize, including potentially non-traditional ones
Key relevant fundraising methods and activities
Internal structure required to achieve the fundraising strategy
Thematic areas where ifdc can pioneer and add value, and which are prioritized in development financing
A high quality, comprehensive donor mapping and analysis report;
A high quality, comprehensive stakeholder mapping and analysis report
Prepare an outline for discussion and powerpoint presentation (which includes a fundraising strategy) discussed with ifdc management of ideas for discussion with ifdc.
5Supervision and reporting
The consultant will be expected to be self-motivated and able to work independentlySupervision and support will be provided by judith chabari, ifdc office in nairobi.
Payments will be made in the following instalments:
The first instalment is 25% upon the signing of contract.
The second instalment is 50% upon the submission of draft donor mapping and analysis report, and fundraising strategy and stakeholder mapping and analysis report and presentation of the draft report to ifdc.
The third and final instalment is 25% upon the submission and approval (by ifdc) of a high quality, comprehensive donor mapping and analysis report, a fundraising strategy and a high quality, comprehensive stakeholder mapping and analysis report
7Submission of proposals
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria are invited to send their applications online through our career page alongside with the below documents all scanned as a single documents;
An updated company profile and /or cv (with references)
Cover letter (indicating interest and past experiences from similar projects)
A detailed expression of interest (eoi) work plan and proposal for the assignment (not exceeding 3 pages)
A financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs for each task or element in the tor(not exceeding 2 pages)
Demonstrable prior experience in conducting business development and fundraising consultancy in the not-for-profit sector
At least ten years’ experience in producing and implementing fundraising strategies
Experience in partnership development financing.
Advanced university degree in non-profit management, international relations/development, business, or related field.
Excellent leadership, organizational and time management skills
Excellent communication skills including in presentations, report writing and research
Excellent spoken and written english
Good judgement, pays attention to nuance and detail, takes initiative, high sense of responsibility.
Posted 17 days ago