ActionAid International Fundraising and Institutional Partnership Development Lead Jobs in Kenya

ActionAid International Fundraising and Institutional Partnership Development Lead Jobs in Kenya


Main purpose


  • The holder of the position shall be responsible for the design and implementation of fundraising strategies polices and activities aimed at generation of adequate resources for delivery of the Country Strategy Paper and support to strengthening partnerships with the institutions of communities living in poverty and exclusion in accordance with the core values and principles of the organisation.

  • In addition, the Lead shall deepen relationships with institutional donors; oversee Corporates, Trust and Foundations and facilitate linkages between local, country program and international fundraising teams in the GS and Funding Affiliates to deliver on strategic objectives of resource generation and donor relations.

  • The job holder will oversee design of strategic focus for local voluntary fundraising including guiding the communications for fundraising approach to profile and brand the organization as the strategic partner of choice for funding and partnership.

  • The holder of the position is a member of senior management team and is expected to ensure organizational efficiency and effectiveness through participation in decision making.

    Minimum Requirements

    A bachelor’s degree in social sciences, policy development or its equivalent from a recognized University. A Master’s degree in similar fields will be an added advantage;
  • Have Eight (8) years minimum working experience with at least 5 years’ experience in fundraising and experience in resource mobilization and donor relationship building levels is essential;
  • Experience in proposal writing is desirable.
  • Possess excellent negotiation and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to handle sensitive negotiations on matters affecting AAIK staff, partners, and communities.
  • Ability to maintain donor relationship and accountability in line with funding policies and standards.



    Application Procedure

    Please send your CV and cover letter to hresources.Kenya@actionaid.org by close of business on 30th June, 2022.

    You are requested to highlight in the cover letter how you specifically meet the criteria for this role.

    ENSURE TO CLEARLY INDICATE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

    For More Information and Job Application Details, See; ActionAid International Fundraising and Institutional Partnership Development Lead Jobs in Kenya

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