Funding & Reporting Coordinator


Columba Leadership ( is an NGO that activates youth potential through our values-based leadership programme and network.
Funding & Reporting Coordinator
Central Office – Illovo, Johannesburg
Position Type:
12-Months Fixed Term Contract
Responsible for:
Manage and co-ordinate funder agreements, requirements and reporting with internal stakeholders and as key contact ensure values based, engaged and ongoing communication with funders with a focus on retention (70%) and growth of existing and new (30%).
Suitable tertiary qualification in communications or similar

Demonstrated funder development, management and reporting experience in the development sector with education or youth sector preferable
Strong communication and people skills with the ability to communicate at various levels
Excellent writing and reporting skills with demonstrated report writing experience
Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
Strong administrative and co-ordination skills
Good computer and Office 365 skills
Demonstrates values-based leadership

Driver’s License

Candidates must be in possession of a valid Driver’s License

Key Performance Areas
1.     As the funder key contact, communicate and co-ordinate to ensure that funding agreements are in place, requirements clearly articulated and tracked  and renewals are actively pursued.  
2.     Co-ordinate and support funder reporting working with internal team, with a focus on ensuring high quality reports that demonstrate impact.
3.     Work with Communications Officer and funders to ensure that funder partnerships and impacts are profiled, at least quarterly.
4.     Plan and co-ordinate donor participation in programme activities (academies/school visits/online events) with the programme team aiming to have donor engagements at least once a year.
5.     Plan and co-ordinate partner events with team and work with Communications Officer to ensure these activities are shared and amplified.
6.     Identify opportunities within existing funding network and work with Fund Developer to identify new opportunities and support the development of proposals to support this.
Interested parties should consider their current strength in view of the requirements of this position and their willingness to commit to the above. If interested CV applications, together with a letter of motivation, should be submitted to [email protected]

Note that an application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment.  Applicants who fail to meet the minimum requirements will be automatically disqualified from consideration.
Should you not be contracted within one month of the closing date, please consider the position filled.

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