Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund Donor relations and Partnerships Officer Jobs in Kenya

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund Donor relations and Partnerships Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • Provide 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

  • 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

  • If you believe, you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role, please submit your application quoting in the subject line the Job Title “Donor Relations and partnership Officer – AECF/DRPO/2020” and attach a detailed CV with correct e-mail address and telephone contacts :


  • Kindly note that the applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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