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Resource Mobilization Officer

FIND - Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics
Genève (Ville de Genève)
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FIND is an international non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to activities that result in: 1) new diagnostic tools; 2) expanded access to these tools; and 3) strengthened diagnostic testing capacity for poverty-related diseases in low- and middle-income countries.


Overall objective:

FIND seeks a Resource Mobilization Officer is to support our efforts to increase funding by forging relationships with new potential donors and partners and through maintaining existing relationships with long-term donors.

Resource Mobilization Officer

Position’s Main Tasks:

Reporting to the Senior Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Officer, the RM Officer will support preparation of funding proposals, coordinate prospecting activities and manage relationships with existing and new donors.

  • Support preparation, writing and submissions of grant proposals (40%)

    • Ensure donor requirements are met, ensure submission requirements are understood

    • Provide input to strengthen case for support

  • Provide support to grant management and reporting (20%)

    • Monitor milestones on specific grants

    • Support report preparations (timelines, formats, compliance with requirements prior to submission)

    • Support Finance in financial reporting preparation

  • Identify and monitor new funding opportunities (20%)

    • Monitor and keep informed about potential funding opportunities within the health research, development and philanthropic sectors

    • Conduct research to document key relevant information on potential donors

    • Prepare and maintain profiles on potential funders to inform positioning of proposals

  • Support fundraising advocacy activities (20%)

    • Write and develop inspiring materials (documents, presentations, proposals) to convince public and private donors


Qualifications& Professional background:

  • Minimal educational requirements: Scientific degree with strong writing skills preferred or Master’s degree in public/global health.  Equivalent work experience could be considered.

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in proposal/report writing and administration of grants

  • Excellent oral, writing and editing skills in English

  • Ability & experience in asking donors for financial support and articulating the case for support

  • Ability to work under multiple tight deadlines

  • Ability to understand and review scientific and financial data /reports

  • High level of proficiency with MS Office package, experience with databases a plus.

  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-cultural environment

  • Knowledge about diagnostics and/or neglected diseases would be considered an advantage.


    Location:  Geneva, FIND Headquarters


    To apply :

    Please email motivation letter and detailed resume to hr-in@finddx.org. Please mention the job title in subject line.

    Deadline to send your application: 31st March (But don’t wait until the deadline! We will start screening right away and if we find the right person, we will stop searching.)

    Please note that only applicants meeting the profile requirements will be personally contacted. Applications sent by recruitment agencies will not be considered.

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