Oxfam Regional Programme Funding Advisor

Oxfam Regional Programme Funding Advisor

Based in the Regional Centre, Nairobi - Kenya

Oxfam's Regional Centre in Nairobi supports a wide range of development and humanitarian programmes across the Horn, East and Central Africa region.

Our challenge, as the Regional Funding Team is to ensure countries across the region are provided with, and have access to skills, resources and expertise required to take greater responsibility for their own fundraising and contract management.

We are looking for the right person to join the funding team to ensure that the countries across the region have what they need, to increase and manage income from a wide range of donors.

The Role

  • The Regional Programme Funding Advisor works as part of a team responsible to plan, secure and manage over £30 million needed to deliver quality programme across the region.

  • The role provides expertise on managing our funding base and relationships with key institutional donors.

  • The post holder will strengthen the capacity of relevant staff across the region in the planning, securing and managing of restricted funds.

    The Person

  • To be successful in this role you will be someone with a strong background in funding, or communications and/or programme development with Project Cycle Management (PCM) skills.

  • Your interpersonal and relationship building skills will be excellent, as would your ability to proactively drive processes forward and deliver real change innovatively.

  • This is an advisory role hence the post holder will be conscientious and able to facilitate simplification of complex issues while working with colleagues in line with Oxfam GB's policies and procedures.

  • You will be good at networking and influencing; representing Oxfam to the donor community.

  • Donor contract management, matrix management and NGO experience will be desirable.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential for this position, and French knowledge will be an added value.

    Application Deadline; 24th October.

    If you believe you are the person to fill this exciting role, please submit your application, addressing the skills and competencies listed, to hecajobs @ oxfam.org.uk
    For More Information and Application, Please Visit;Oxfam Website

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