Job Opportunity for Senior Manager (Partnerships) at Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Ahmedabad

Website Aga Khan Rural Support Program

Location : Anywhere (Ahmedabad is preferable)
Education : Post Graduate


  • Minimum of 8 years experience is required in the domain of fund raising and partnerships for this position.

Skills & Competencies required:

  • Excellent communication skills for building new partnerships and maintaining existing partnerships with donors.
  • Ability to critically analyse and provide constructive recommendations.
  • Ability to innovate tools, processes etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent understanding of development sector projects, budgets, budget-heads and norms.
  • Willingness to learn, collaborate and transfer knowledge.
  • Respect for diversity including regional diversity, gender, religious diversity etc in the organisation.           
  • Willingness to travel to meet various donors for networking purpose.
  • Willingness to travel to field areas to develop new project proposals, whenever needed.

Job Profile:

  • Establish a system for creating funding pipeline based on budget projections of various programs of the organization for next three to five years.
  • Acquire new donors for the organization both who are institutional donors as well as those who are individual donors so that AKRSP(I) resources grows at healthy growth rates of over 20% for every year.
  • Completing due diligence process of all new donors to establish their credibility before approaching them for partnerships.
  • Keeping track of all major call for proposals by major donors.
  • Establishing a system where donor satisfaction is assessed and if required address their concerns.
  • Proactive communication with donors on use and impact of their funds by AKRSP(I).
  • Communication material or social media campaigns for attracting new donors to AKRSP(I).
  • Present summary of progress on partnership development, funding pipeline, Communications, donor satisfaction etc.
  • Whenever required help thematic program managers in preparing concept notes, budgets and financial analytics for new project proposals based on available information.
  • Update the progress of funding pipelines in various available tools.

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