AATF Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs in Kenya
AATF Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs in KenyaOrganizational Context AATF is an international not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and promotes public/private partnerships to promote food security and enhance livelihoods of smallholder farmers in SSA.
AATF works with African governments, private and public technology owners and developers, NGOs, seed companies and African farmers to identify and access technologies that address farmers’ key problems and empower them through availability of a choice of agricultural innovations that generate wealth and health for their families and communities.
AATF wants to strengthen its Resource Mobilization (RM) efforts and is looking for a RM officer especially with agriculture proposal writing background to join the team.
The officer will be required to contribute to the proposal development process that assures AATF is producing competitive and high quality proposals.
This role will provide general document editing across the foundation.
This is a national professional position.
Functions / Key Results Expected
Summary of Key Functions/Responsibilities;
Proposal Writing for grant opportunities and consultancy opportunities
Coordinate proposal writing processes with input from technical teams
Draft proposals with input from technical department whilst ensuring donor compliance
Advise proposal teams on donor requirements
Review and edit proposal documents
Monitor partner/donor reporting and grant expenditure deadlines; coordinate with the Director Resource Mobilization and Program Heads in responding to these deadlines while facilitating and participating in the preparation of quality financial and narrative reports to donors.
Assist in developing a fund generation and resource mobilization work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan.
This involves designing and writing materials for communications with different prospective donors and agencies
Support in identifying funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with the Director, Resource Mobilization and Project Managers
AATF Consultancy Arm administrator
Coordinate activities of the Consultancy Service;
Market the Consultancy Service;
Supervise, along with AATF Program Mangers, the outsourced consultants;
Take Minutes at Consultancy Service Advisory Committee (CSAC) Meetings as well as any perform any administrative duties required for CSAC Meetings.
Internal RM Coordination and External Monitoring
Coordinate with RM Champions and any liaisons persons in different countries
Track and document proposal submissions, status and success rates and lessons learnt
Develop status reports
Assist in preparing power point presentations for donors and strategic partners
Monitor key donor updates and opportunities
Provide editing, typesetting proof-reading and related publication production services for the Foundation (print/Internet) ensuring maintenance of AATF style guide and brand. This includes board reports, press releases, publications
Contribute to the conceptualisation of design of AATF publications and other awareness material
Support design, selection of visual materials and acquisition of photographs
Excellent skills and experience of proposal writing in the agricultural sector
Consultancy experience the agricultural sector
Demonstrated skills and experience in editing
Experience in fundraising processes and donor relations
Experience in writing, publishing and disseminating communication material
Excellent communication and coordination skills
Ability to use information technology effectively as a tool and resource as well as excellent skills in working with the Microsoft office package
Ability to plan and prioritize work activities to meet organizational goals
Show initiative, be able to work effectively under pressure and independently and within a team
Multi country and/or regional experience (Africa)
Proposal budgeting experience.
Fluent in English.
Ability to work effectively in complex team structure
Initiative taker, self-motivation and a commitment to continuously work results oriented
Agricultural Science knowledge and experience
Knowledge of French is an added advantage
Master’s degree in Communications, Business Administration, Marketing, International Development or related field from a recognised university.
At least 5 years of successful and diverse experience in Agricultural proposal development and donor relations for different countries in Africa. At least 3 years consultancy experience in the Agricultural field. Additional experience of general communication and editing is an advantage
Fluency in written and spoken English;
Knowledge of French is an advantage
How to Apply
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