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Jul 6, 2017

ACTED Head of Donor Relations and Fundraising Unit NGO Job in Nairobi, Kenya

ACTED Kenya / Somalia

Position: Head of Donor Relations and Fundraising Unit
Contract duration: One Year
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travels to other countries

Background on ACTED: Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.
ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.
We go the last kilometer: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. 

ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. 

ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development.
With a budget of 164 million EUR in 2014, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 8 million beneficiaries with 400 international staff and 4,300 national staff. 

ACTED Kenya/Somalia is looking for experienced self-driven and self-oriented professionals to fill the above post;
Duties and Responsibilities

1. Project Cycle Management and Reporting
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of project cycle management;
  • Train the staff to use the PCM guide and related tools and procedures, and notably follow up the implementation of the Project Management framework (PMF, ACTED PCM Tool) for all projects.
  • Fundraising for the organization
  • Partners Follow-up
2. Information System
  • Set up a Resource Centre at the capital office regularly updated with appropriate and relevant external and internal resources.
  • Diffuse information to other internal stakeholders through the intranet and the regional office
3. Proposal Development and External Relations and Donor Strategy
  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive and coherent fundraising strategy for the organisation.
  • Act as point of contact for all Donor communication, including the organization of and hosting of Donor visits in the field for projects s/he is in charge of
4. External Communication
  • Ensure continuum of PR activities, including formal presentations, engaging media for coverage on success stories, updating project-specific and regional fact sheets, and documenting publications featuring ACTED in the media ;
Requested Profile
  • Master Level education in International Relations, Development Studies, Humanitarian Aid or a relevant field.
  • Postgraduate diploma in International Development and (or) relevant Master’s level degree (anthropology, development studies, humanitarian aid, sociology)
  • 5+ years of solid experience in the Humanitarian Field, Donor Relations, Project Development, management and monitoring systems, preferably in INGOs are required.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Strong writing abilities and analytical skills
  • Skills in political sciences or international relations
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Previous experience in the humanitarian field, proposals development, and donor relations are required
  • Previous experience abroad is required
Application Procedure
Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to [email protected] and received on or before 5.00PM on 20th July 2017.

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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