AECF Donor relations and Partnerships Officer Jobs in Kenya

AECF Donor relations and Partnerships Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • The AECF (Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund) is a nonprofit institution supporting early and growth stage businesses to innovate, create jobs, leverage investments and markets in an effort to create resilience and sustainable incomes for rural poor and marginalized communities in Africa.

    Job Summary

  • Provides programmatic and administrative support to the Donor Relations activities in AECF team in the
    execution of its core business.

  • The position requires a commitment to quality control, accuracy and follow-up.

  • The successful candidate will be exposed to situations requiring considerable discretion,
    judgment, tact, diplomacy and timely responsiveness.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and draft proposals and concept notes for all AECF programs as needed;

  • Maintain records of reports due to donors on ongoing AECF programs and report on status of reporting deadlines on an ongoing basis.

  • Undertaking research to generate donor briefs about aid policy and priorities of potential partners and donors;

  • Providing logistical, administrative and operational support for the department to prepare for
    missions, meetings and events;

  • Oversee all Donor Relationship/Business Development related events – including donor meetings, partnerships and other meetings relevant Resource Mobilization and draft agenda and other
    documents needed for the events/meetings.

  • Take good notes at each meeting; capturing the key areas for follow up and ensure follow up with
    donors and team as discussed in respective meetings.

  • Support the team in donor identification/prospecting through outreach; development and updating of donor database.

  • Creating and implementing a standard pre-planning process to be used for all identified new
    prospects.

  • Program
    Delivery – works closely with other staff to ensure that the program delivery is at par with donor expectation. Sits on program taskforces as required.

    Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project management, Business Administration, Economics or political science from a reputable institution.

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field such as marketing, communications, public administration,
    international relations and Development Studies will be an added advantage.

  • Relevant professional development programs that enhance skills in resource mobilization

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in resource mobilization for large multilateral or bilateral agencies or international organizations primarily in Africa. Experience in relevant AECF sectors preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a management position in a donor development and resource
    mobilization role.

  • Experience in resource mobilization to support
    The AECF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The AECF considers all applicants based on merit without
    regard to race, sex, color, national origin,religion, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; AECF Donor relations and Partnerships Officer Jobs in Kenya


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