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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Resource Mobilization Specialist, Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Healthcare (WISH), New Delhi


Resource Mobilization Specialist,

Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Healthcare (WISH), New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT:  Resource Mobilization Specialist (RMS), WISH, New Delhi


The multitude of health problems and poor health indicators notwithstanding, India currently has an extremely vibrant healthcare ecosystem. Hundreds of activists, entrepreneurs and institutions are running programmes and experimenting with processes to improve health outcomes on the ground. The Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Healthcare* (WISH), is a not-for-profit initiative to strengthen and support these people and institutions, across the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. It will strive to streamline the evolving healthcare innovation eco-system, so that it can reduce inefficiencies, channelize the growing momentum in the sector and ensure it works in tandem with government policy.  It is being championed by Mr Sunil Wadhwani, Chairman and Co-Founder, iGate Corporation (a leading IT services MNC).

* An initiative of the LEHS (A Registered Society; Registration Number: S/47696 of 2003)

WISH shall foster a healthcare innovation dialogue among stakeholders, support high-impact scalable organizations, mobilize resources of key stakeholders, involve end users in the innovation process and build evidence on interventions that improve the health outcomes of the rural and urban poor in India. It will provide a unique platform that will leverage the best of the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors to identify, support and strengthen healthcare solutions for the BOP (bottom of the pyramid) population.

Primary services provided under the WISH initiative shall include ecosystem building through workshops, conferences, innovation labs etc; blended capital financing and a shared services platform for entrepreneurs to access legal, technical and support expertise. WISH shall carry out rigorous, evidence-based technical evaluation and research and share the results through an interactive Knowledge Hub.

WISH is looking for dynamic individuals who will help to channelize the energy and momentum in the sector, and build partnerships based on mutual respect and knowledge sharing. WISH is in an extremely interesting phase right now and is looking for individuals who share their excitement and commitment.

For more information about WISH, please visit

WISH is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.


WISH is looking for a senior fundraising professional for the post of Resource Mobilization Specialist (RMS). The RMS shall work closely with the CEO to implement the resource mobilization strategy. The RMSshall be responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies to secure grants from donors, contribute to the growth and scaling-up of WISH programs and enable the organization to fulfil its mission. TheRMS should have the ability to write proposals independently for generating funds amounting to approx. $ 3-5 milion per annum, and pursue long-term organizational sustainability through funding partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

(1) Researching and identifying potential funding opportunities from various donor segments;
(2) Developing and operationalizing a strategy for donor acquisition and retention;
(3) Writing customized concept notes, project ideas and project proposals, and ensuring their timely submission;
(4) The RMS should have the ability to quickly understand the projects undertaken by the organization and adapt/ customize the same to the donors’ mandate;
(5) Undertaking online research and building contacts with potential Government/ Corporate/ PSUs and Institutional Donor organizations to raise funds for the various projects of the organization;
(6) Compiling and maintaining a database of international and local donor organizations (international foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and private corporations offering donations);
(7) Identifying key persons from the donor organizations and reaching out to them through various communication channels;
(8) Regularly monitoring donor websites and identifying donor opportunities for the organization;
(9) Undertaking independent research in finding alternative resources for long-term sustainability of the organization;
(10) Maintaining relationships with existing donors, responding to their requests and keeping them updated about the work of the organization;
(11) Managing strategic relationships with key donor agencies encompassing:
(a) Organizing meetings at a regular periodicity;
(b) Follow-up for the renewal of grants or fresh grants;
(c) Keeping track of grants;
(12) Setting-up and leading the resource mobilization team with clear and defined goals; monitoring and tracking team performance on a monthly basis; providing performance updates to the CEO and facilitating regular training of the team for skill-set enhancement;
(13) Presenting business plans and yearly updates to the Board Members;
(14) Engaging with the Communications Officer for planning communications strategies for donors;
(15) Tracking business development efforts, ensuring intensive and personal follow-up of all warm and cold leads till conversion;
(16) Representing WISH at forums and networks with sector/ non-sectoral representatives for greater outreach.



Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma in Management, Commerce, Social Sciences, or any other related field, from a reputed institute.


(1) Minimum 8-10 years experience in fund raising/ business development/ resource mobilization;
(2) Proven track record of establishing high value partnerships;
(3) Experience of networking, negotiating and influencing, at a senior level and with high profile clients;
(4) Good knowledge of the social development sector;
(5) Well versed with grant-making systems and procedures of donor and multilateral agencies.


(1) Excellent proposal writing skills;
(2) Dynamic personality and ability to engage with people;
(3) Excellent oral and written communication skills;
(4) Strong networking and negotiation skills;
(5) Ability and willingness to undertake travel within India, upto 25% of the time.


While the gross annual remuneration budgeted for the position ranges between Rs. 15 to 18 lacs per annum, it can be revised for exceptional candidates. Offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history, of the selected candidate.

6. CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT: The successful candidate shall be offered an annual contract, extendable based on performance.

7. LOCATION: New Delhi



Ms. Surbhi Verma, Assistant Manager
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025 
Mobile: 73889 72234
Phone: 011-4165 3612; 26842162; 41011564, 41011565


Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested apply to with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organisation and expected compensation, by or before October 31, 2013. For further details please visit our website

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