Senior Resource Mobilization Advisor Institutions

EngenderHealth - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)3.7


EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.


Responsible for researching, identifying, and conducting outreach to new public institutional donors and supporting stewardship of existing donors. Responsible for ensuring proposal process aligns with internal processes and that proposal development is proactive and anticipatory. Tracks departmental targets in relation to investment goals and diversification.

This is a senior associate level union position under EngenderHealth’s collective bargaining agreement with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 153, AFL-CIO and subject to union dues.


Must possess the following requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., public health, international development, business administration).
  • Five (5) years of senior resource mobilization experience at an international development or global health organization.
  • Experience developing a strategic partnership, acquiring new donors, and an established network.
  • Subject matter expertise of the donor programmatic and procurement environment including of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Department for International Development (DFID), World Bank, European bilateral donors, and other key stakeholders.
  • Technical knowledge or exposure to sexual and reproductive health (family planning, maternal and child health) and rights.
  • Writing experience composing professional, technical, and grant materials.
  • Experience speaking publicly on professional and technical subjects in front of small and/or large groups.
  • Technical skills to include business email system (e.g., Outlook) and the ability to format, configure print functionality, and import/export content from other sources using Word and Excel.
  • Able to travel approximately 35% or the equivalent of 18 weeks annually based on business need.

  • Leadership skills to work with autonomy and a self-start mentality to manage relationships and balance the organization’s needs, concerns, and goals.
  • Persuasive communication skills to motivate peers and colleagues to develop consensus building, especially for approvals, reviews and feedback resulting in high performing projects.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize high volumes of work to meet tight deadlines including ever-changing regulations and priorities.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to work effectively in different socio-cultural contexts.
  • Organized, high level of accuracy, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn the business and fully understand how and why tasks satisfy business needs.
  • Ability to synthesize information from multiple sources, for example media, donor code, or technical proposal.
  • Demonstrate diplomacy, good judgement, and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the organizational and political climate to solve problems and accomplish goals.
  • Worked with online/electronic data reporting systems for resource mobilization management.
  • Resource mobilization experience at the country level.
  • Experience working in multicultural organizations.
  • Fluency in French including business and healthcare terminology.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person(s) assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed and assigned.

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristic or status under applicable federal, state and local laws.

EngenderHealth complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in the United States in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.