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  • Organization: CIP - International Potato Center
  • Location: Beijing
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-31

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Resource Mobilization Specialist (18-06)

Beijing (China)


Ref: 18-06/RMS/NRS/CCCAP

Resource Mobilization Specialist The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a creative and analytical thinking Resource Mobilization Specialist to manage critical elements in the functioning and success of the Resource Mobilization Unit in China and Asia- Pacific region.

About the role

This position will be based in in Haidian, Beijing and will report to the China/Asia-Pacific Fundraising and Government Partnership Manager.

Key responsibilities:

Fundraising and office support

• Proactively contribute to the development of CCCAP fundraising strategy and action plans in China and Asia Pacific region.

• Identify potential partners and donors and build up relationships with identified donors. • Manage and track internal and external communications with stakeholders, prospective and current donors, and institutional partners.

• Provide support to the fundraising administrative processes and functions, as assigned by the supervisor.

• Support fundraising efforts, including contributing to proposals and budgets to be submitted to donors.

• Guide proposal development team members on CIP Resource Mobilization processes and organize proposal development hard copy and electronic files.

• Support on project budget planning and editing

• Ensure compliance to CIP internal policies for partnerships.

Communications and Editing

• Produce,reviewandeditinformal,formalandprofessionalcommunications.Thisincludesthe drafting of emails and professional business letters.

• Provide editorial and light writing support to various type of communications, reports, proposals, and other related documents.

What we are looking for?

• Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Business, International Development or related studies. 

• Strongexperienceofatleast 5 yearsinrelatedpositions,preferablyinfundraising,marketing, or business development

• Prior experience working in an international organization or multicultural environment. • Able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, make recommendations effectively. • Computer, presentation, clerical and excel budgeting experience • Excellent spoken and written English and Chinese are a must.

• Demonstrated leadership, ethics and sound judgment, both independently and as part of a team

• Building and maintaining partnership and relationships.

Why should you consider this opportunity?

• CIP is a global and reputable international organization that has a strong, state-of-the-art R&D background, and is a recent World Food Price Winner and awarded with the Al- Sumait Award for our Orange Flesh Sweet Potato work in Africa.

• CCCAP aims to boost RTC production in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, accelerate poverty reduction and improve food security.

• CIP is dedicatedtoachievingfoodsecurity,improvednutritionandwell-being, andgender equality for poor people in root and tuber farming and food systems of the developing world.

• CIP is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a network of 15 research centers that are mostly located in the developing world and supported by more than 50 donor members. What are we offering?

• Great career opportunity in an international organization.

• Generous compensation package and commensurate with experience.

• Two-year term contract with the possibility of renewal.

• Work in an equal and diverse workplace.

How to apply?

Visit the following lin( submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references. Screening of applications will begin on August 31, 2018 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Learn more about CIP by accessing our web site at

CIP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and professionals from developing countries are particularly encouraged to apply.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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