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IFA Head of Development Officer Job Kenya 2022

IFA Head of Development Officer Job Kenya 2022
Career Employment Kenya: IFA Head of Development Officer Job Kenya 2022
Job Description: Today vacancy in Kenya

IFA Head of Development Officer Job

Head of Development Officer Job, Current NGO Kenyan Vacancies,

Key Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of a fundraising strategy in line with IFA’s Strategic Plan. These include the grant writing process, providing links between program, finance, and other administrative staff so that all grant making activities are smoothly implemented.
  •  Development and implement a fundraising budget and budget monitoring in liaison with program staff.
  •  Development and implement clear monitoring indicators of the fundraising strategy in liaison with MEAL Officer and other program staff.
  •  Continuous monitoring of external environment undertaking independent research in identifying alternative resources that ensure the long-term sustainability of the organization.
  •  Development and maintenance of a fundraising calendar and support of communication officer to develop donor-specific communication tactics.
  • Assist with implementation and maintenance of grants management software and integrity of data
  •  Develop a good working understanding of each program’s goals and strategies
  • Assist in the report writing process, providing links between program, finance, and other administrative staff as needed.
  •  Maintain electronic and physical programmatic files related to all aspects of the grants management
  •  Mapping local, national, and regional human rights stakeholders active in the areas we work in;
  •  Provide leadership in proposal development in liaison with program staff. This includes developing and submitting tailored fundraising proposals and applications to funding bodies and potential donors
  •  To provide periodic tailored donor/partner reports
  •  Provide proposal development training to program staff.

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • High ethical standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  •  Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and on a range of tasks and meet deadlines
  •  Ability to problem solve and exercise good judgment
  •  Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team
  •  Demonstrated ability and effectiveness in dealing with various actors at different levels, and diplomacy and tact in negotiating sensitive issues
  • Strong ICT skills

Qualifications and Experience

  •  Masters degree or equivalent in Project Management, International Relations, Political Studies, Development Studies, Human Rights, Social sciences, Fundraising, or any other related field.
  •  A proven track record of a minimum of 5 years experience in successful fundraising in the non-profit setting
  • Knowledge of the non-profit, human rights sector and a familiarity with the political, socio-economic, and security contexts in Kenya and their effect on the situation of communities across Kenya
  •  Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills, proven ability to build, manage and develop key stakeholder, clients, and donor relationships.
  •  Ability to build and manage a good relationship with donors and partners. He/she will be expected to represent the organization in high-level meetings.
  •  Programmatic experience in human rights and governance is preferred.
  •  Experience in monitoring and implementing strategies and budgets.

How To Apply

If you believe you are qualified for this position, please submit your cover letter, CV, and copies of your certificates including your daytime telephone contact to recruitment@informaction.tv latest by 10th February January 2022.

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