Chief Revenue Officer (Head of Fundraising Department) (Ref: WTG -CRO)

Vatan Derneği Gaziantep
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WATAN is a leading civil society organization committed to revitalizing communities and assisting those affected by crises, disasters, and conflicts.
Watan is an independent, non-political, and non-partisan organization.
We operate according to a comprehensive approach through integrated programs to address emergency humanitarian issues and sustainably revitalize communities.

Duties and responsibilities:

Large Donor Funding and Strategic Programs:

  • Develop and execute a fundraising strategy, building WATAN's brand among big institutional donors’ community (for instance; BHA-USAID, EU, ECHO, FCDO) and effectively communicating it to internal and external audiences.
  • Lead, build, and evolve the fundraising team to diversify WATAN’s found sources and ensuring awarding from direct institutional donors.
  • Develop fundraising plans and calendars, oversee the execution of all fundraising activities, and continuously evaluate and improve fundraising practices.

Private Sector Approach:

  • Set up and lead the corporate partnership unit to attract and maximize income generation opportunities from corporate partnerships, grant-making sources.
  • Oversee and manage long-term relationships with partners, forging new business opportunities.

New and Emerging Markets:

  • Play a leading role in the development of current international fundraising offices.
  • Identify potential emerging countries for WATAN to enter and present to the board of trustees.
  • Provide strategic and operational plans for setting up new international offices.
  • Lead role in developing strategy of the organization and implement the strategic direction of the board.


  • Build WATAN’s external fundraising profile and position it effectively as an impactful, trustworthy, and efficient charity of choice for donors.
  • Oversee key stakeholders to build our new website, with a specific focus on increasing income generation.
  • Work closely with the Marketing & Communications team to integrate an income generation focus into marketing & communications plans and campaigns.

Product Management and Project Database Management:

  • Develop detailed documentation for all WATAN services, outlining key features, functionalities, and technical specifications.
  • Ensure that the documentation is user-friendly, accessible, and regularly updated to reflect any changes or enhancements to the products.
  • Ensure all WATAN’s products are in line with WATAN strategy and ready to adjust responding to different intervention areas.
  • Ensure all technical references and budgeting calculations to implement all products are timely available.
  • Design and implement a centralized project database management system for tracking and monitoring ongoing and upcoming projects.
  • Define data structures and entry protocols to ensure consistency and accuracy in project information.
  • Train team members on the use of the database system and establish protocols for regular data updates and backups.

Overseeing the Big Management Function:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to incorporate diverse perspectives and ensure a unified strategic vision.
  • Formulate and refine the organizational strategy, ensuring alignment with overarching business goals.
  • Establish and enforce a governance framework that aligns with the organizational strategy.
  • Collaborate with department heads to ensure effective utilization of resources in alignment with the overall organizational strategy.

Other Responsibilities

  • Drive integration and alignment between all revenue-related functions.
  • Ensure relevant policies and procedures are developed and followed, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.


  • Educated to degree level, with bachelor's or higher (essential).
  • High understanding and knowledge about the institutional donors, and funding cycles mechanism.
  • Qualification in Leadership/Management (desirable but not essential).
  • Qualification in fundraising (desirable but not essential).
  • In-depth current knowledge of institutional donors , corporate partnerships, income generation, and marketing in the humanitarian sector.
  • Experience in multiple crises and global missions to deal with the expansion and growth of WATAN globally


  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Proven strategic, commercial, and operational approach to leading a fundraising/revenue function, including line managing numerous people.
  • Creative income generation activities within and outside of traditional community fundraising.
  • Proven business development success with securing new partnerships and opportunities.


  • Resilience and the ability to deal with high pressure and difficult situations.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and plan ahead.
  • Excellent planning and project management approach.
  • Strong written and spoken English essential.

How to apply

Join our dynamic team and make a meaningful impact on communities by leading successful bid strategies and ensuring the sustainable development of impactful projects.

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And be a key player in shaping the future of our organization