18 Feb 2021

Fundraising and Partnership Engagement Officer at Central University

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Job Description

Central University, a Chartered Christian University invites applications from qualified persons to occupy the position as Fundraising and Partnership Engagement Officer.

The Position

• Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the position holder will lead the University’s Fundraising and Partnership Engagement drive.
• The role demands a strong strategic and analytical orientation coupled with exceptional communication skills as well as highly developed collaborative nature.

Key Responsibilities

• Sourcing and cultivating funding and donor partners
• Arranging fundraising prospects and events
• Maintaining records and administrative systems for the University’s relations with partners, donors and friends
• Following up on funding, donor leads, benefactions
• Liaising with the Registrar and Chief Finance Officer to obtain accurate financial records of all donations
• Facilitating Community and Stakeholder engagements and ensuring follow through

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate must:

• Possess a Masters Degree in any area of study (Business, Social Sciences etc)
• Experience – Candidate must possess at least 6 years of working experience in a related role, preferably working in and with Senior Management Teams in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Essential skills

• Be numerate, financially literate and fully computer literate with good report writing skills
• Be analytical, strategic and possess good organisational and administrative skills with a flair for external relations and institutional linkages

Location: Tema

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons with the requisite qualification(s) and related work experience should submit:

• Employment form (can be obtained either by downloading from www.central.edu.gh or from the Human Resources Directorate, Miotso Campus
• Application Letter
• Photocopies of academic and professional certificate
• Curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three (3) referees
• A 2-page statement indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues to ensure that the University achieves its vision and mission


The Director, Human Resources
Central University
P.O.Box 2305

For further enquiries, please call 0303-318580/ 0302-935687/ 0289-35687/0289-546164/5

Closing Date: 04 March, 2021

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