[DevJobsIndo] CONSULTANT FOR THE ASEAN FOUNDATION ON RESOURCE MOBILISATION IN THE REGION

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

A CONSULTANT FOR THE ASEAN FOUNDATION ON RESOURCE
MOBILISATION

IN THE REGION

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

The
ASEAN Foundation (AF) was established in December 1997 by ASEAN Foreign
Ministers in fulfilment of the decision of the ASEAN Leaders. It is a
non-profit ASEAN body under the ASEAN Charter and is mandated to promote
greater awareness of ASEAN and greater interaction among the peoples of ASEAN,
as well as their wider participation in ASEAN activities.

 

 

JUSTIFICATION

 

The ASEAN Foundation
requires a consultant to work with Executive Director to strengthen the
resource mobilisation efforts of the organisation particularly with the private
sector and high net worth individuals. This is to diversity its donor base to
maximise income generation for the organisation.

 

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

 

The consultant will be expected to be self-motivated
and able to work independently.  S/he
will be supervised by the Executive Director and will work in collaboration
with relevant staff assigned to provide support.

 

 

TASKS OF THE CONSULTANT

 

Research
and Identification

 

  • Identify potential companies, foundations and high
    net-worth individuals from ASEAN countries, China and Japan who might be
    interested in supporting ASEAN programmes
  • Identify opportunities for networking with
    prospective donors
  • Develop donor profiles for prioritisation based on
    giving capacity and interest
     

Cultivation

  • Plan and prepare for meetings to build
    relationships with prospective donors and advance the process of resource
    mobilisation to proposal stage, including writing pre-call emails/letters,
    talking points and cultivation plans
  • Assist Executive Director in formulating responses
    to queries from prospective donors

Solicitation

 

  • Conceptualise and develop proposals
  • Assist Executive Director in formulating responses
    to queries
     

Stewardship

 

  • Work with Head of Finance and Administration
    to ensure that donor is appropriately recognised and that reporting procedures
    are in place
  • Fine-tune Stewardship Plan
  • Work with Communications team to generate
    interesting stories for media

 

 

EXPECTED RESULTS

 

  • Pipeline of prospective donors from private sector
    and foundations
  • Inventory of donor profiles, cultivation plans and
    proposals for follow-up

 

 

TIME FRAME

 

The duration of the
consultancy is 30 days within a six months duration  

 

 

REMUNERATION

 

A lump sum
quotation is required including fees and other relevant expenses.

 

  • Corresponding payments shall be made
    following certification by the ASEAN Foundation that the services related to
    the TOR have been satisfactorily performed and
  • Deliverables have been achieved by
    the or before the due dates.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • University degree
  • At least 5 years’ relevant
    professional experience, including experience in thematic areas related to the
    ASEAN Foundation’s programmes and in proposal writing
  • Fundraising experience including experience of
    developing fundraising strategy for
     not for profit organisations and a range of
    fundraising approaches
  • Excellent organisational and time management
    skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Availability to fulfil the role and tasks within
    the stipulated timeframe
     
     
     
    APPLICATION PROCESS
     
    Interested
    ASEAN nationals based in Indonesia
    are to send application, stating
    the consultancy assignment with the following documents to
    [email protected]:
    a)         short cover letter that
    clearly addresses the points in the qualification and experience section
    b)        curriculum vitae
    c)         contact details of two
    people who are qualified to comment on your ability to undertake this work and
    d)        financial proposal
    containing work plan specifying a total lump sum amount (we only process the
    proposal that offers price and work plan)
     
     
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
     
    Thursday, 19 November 2015

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