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Donor Relation Officer

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Support to DTCE (PAK/02/009/NEX)
Posted On:
03 December, 2005
Last Date to apply:
17 December, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4

ยท Be Pakistani national;
ยท At least 5-10 years experience in social communications, donor and/or media relations, marketing of social services, or related experience;
ยท Possess leadership and problem-solving skills;
ยท Strong management vision and skills;
ยท Strong knowledge of governance issues in Pakistan, particularly pertaining to the current national reconstruction process in general and devolution in particular;
ยท Have a strong commitment to community participation and empowerment;
ยท Have sensitivity to gender issues;
ยท Have a wide network/linkage with different development institutions in the country;
ยท Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people from different cultures/backgrounds;
ยท Computer proficiency is must.



Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE) is a registered entity, which aims at creating an enabling environment for citizen participation and community empowerment in Pakistan. DTCE has been funded by a consortium of donors under the umbrella of UNDP Support NEX Project “Support to DTCE”. Details can be found at www.dtce.org.pk

Duties and Responsibilities

The Donors Relations Officer (DRO) will work under the immediate supervision of Director Public and Donors Relations (P&DR) and coordinate with directors & team members of other functional teams at DTCE, under the direction and guidance of Director PDR. The DRO would be required to undertake the following assignments:

1. Undertake planning and implementation of innovative policies to ensure sustained and strengthened donor support for DTCE's operations;

2. Coordinate donor visits to DTCE’s operational areas and document the processes for organizational level sharing;

3. Act as the focal point for all requests for information, coordination, queries, clarifications, from the donors vis-à-vis DTCE’s operations;

4. To design and undertake an integrated awareness campaign of DTCE operating policies in connection with public and media relations;

5. Undertake reporting by highlighting “100% Transparency and Zero Tolerance for Corruption” policy for sharing with Donors. This will be undertaken in close coordination with Project Management Unit, IME and FOT teams;

6. Undertake field visits to support the donor relation’s information, learning and sharing processes, and to provide support to the Field Operation Teams (FOTs), as and when required;

7. Participate in planning; implementation, information-sharing and evaluation processes of organizational operations and interventions to ensure donor specific core functions are adequately represented in broader organizational plans and frameworks;

8. Liaise with other stakeholders, such as local government, partners/potential partners, civil society organizations/ associations, advocacy groups, relevant media, agencies and personnel, NGOs/CBOs, CCBs and local opinion leaders/formers, to ensure perspective and practices from the field feed into, and inform, reports and briefs undertaken for the donors as part of on-going advocacy and resource mobilization efforts;

9. Develop and update DTCE manuals for public and donors relations on the basis of field tests reports. To coordinate with DTCE donors community and undertake donors support actions at the field level;

10. To design various formats and reports for information sharing and dissemination of DTCE operations at the functional levels; also to collect relevant data, reports, and information from other sources;

11. To liaise with print and electronic media agencies and personnel, opinion formers and citizens for DTCE advocacy and promotional activities;

12. Undertake any other activity planned as part of the Public and Donor Relations Directorate for institutional support and development.

13. Maintain close relation with traditional and potential donors with a view to advocating DTCE mandates and to keep the management informed of major trends in donor’s international development co-operation policies and volume of funding for such co-operation;

14. Assist in the preparation and follow-up of regular review meetings with funding sources and participate in these meetings.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreePost-Graduate degree holder in international relations, economics, public administration, social communications, journalism, management sciences or any other related field of social sciences;