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Published: May 10, 2022 (14 days ago)

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About You!

You will be a people person, able to build working relationships both internally and externally across a wide variety of audiences. You will have strong interpersonal skills, able to influence and engage with external stakeholders. You will be a team player with a collaborative and consultative approach. Further, you will have excellent written communication skills, able to produce clear and articulate written content, as well as verbally communicating compelling propositions to external and internal stakeholders. You will have strong multitasking skills, with an agile approach and strong business acumen. Finally, you will be able to identify and build partnerships with external stakeholder, with a ‘shared values’ approach.


 

What you need to succeed: To be successful in this role, we are seeking someone with the following experience and skills.

  • Proven experience initiating and developing institutional donor & corporate relationships with proven results securing significant financial resources
  • Experience cultivating and closing institutional donor contracts, and managing and liaising with donors
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying, cultivating and delivering institutional donor and corporate proposals
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management experience both internal and external
  • Knowledge of institutional donors across the public and private sectors in East Africa
  • Existing network of contacts in a range of institutional donor offices

 

Highly desirable:

  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector, preferably in health, eye-health, economic empowerment, livelihoods and/or education areas;
  • Cross cultural literacy – language skills a bonus however understanding of basic social and business norms in an international operating context are desirable.
  • Demonstrated understanding of a business operations environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of a sales environment
  • Exposure working in a global context


Responsibilities

About You!

You will be a people person, able to build working relationships both internally and externally across a wide variety of audiences. You will have strong interpersonal skills, able to influence and engage with external stakeholders. You will be a team player with a collaborative and consultative approach. Further, you will have excellent written communication skills, able to produce clear and articulate written content, as well as verbally communicating compelling propositions to external and internal stakeholders. You will have strong multitasking skills, with an agile approach and strong business acumen. Finally, you will be able to identify and build partnerships with external stakeholder, with a ‘shared values’ approach.


 

What you need to succeed: To be successful in this role, we are seeking someone with the following experience and skills.

  • Proven experience initiating and developing institutional donor & corporate relationships with proven results securing significant financial resources
  • Experience cultivating and closing institutional donor contracts, and managing and liaising with donors
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying, cultivating and delivering institutional donor and corporate proposals
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management experience both internal and external
  • Knowledge of institutional donors across the public and private sectors in East Africa
  • Existing network of contacts in a range of institutional donor offices

 

Highly desirable:

  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector, preferably in health, eye-health, economic empowerment, livelihoods and/or education areas;
  • Cross cultural literacy – language skills a bonus however understanding of basic social and business norms in an international operating context are desirable.
  • Demonstrated understanding of a business operations environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of a sales environment
  • Exposure working in a global context


  • Engaging diplomatic and technical leads in the embassies and/or offices of major bi-lateral donors
  • Engaging directors and/or technical leads in major foundation donor offices in East Africa
  • Engaging directors and/or technical leads in multi-lateral offices in East Africa
  • Engaging directors and/or technical leads in development banks in East Africa
  • Engaging with directors and/or CSR leads in major regional private sector businesses & their foundations e.g. Safaricom, Barclays Bank, Equity Bank
  • Support grant proposal development teams to produce high-quality, well-designed, winning funding proposals to secure and grow the institutional grants portfolio, including responsibility for advising regional & country donor needs, preferences and priorities.
  • The scanning for, scoping of and partnering for funding opportunities in East Africa. This includes building a strong network with partners, managing agents (e.g. Palladium, Chemonics etc), bi-lateral donor offices and key contacts with donors to provide early market intelligence, pre-positioning and ensuring The Foundation is part of appropriate grant and contract bid consortiums;
  • Working within the Public Affairs team to create a strong organisational profile in the East African region, build credibility and enhance our reputation and position The Foundation to access institutional funds;
  • Other areas as directed by management, relevant to the Public Affairs Division and East African Cluster Countries’ Resource Plans.



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