APHRC Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

APHRC Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, nongovernmental organization that carries out high quality and policy-relevant research on population,
health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

The Center seeks to recruit a Development Officer who will be part of the development unit that is
responsible for providing leadership in resource mobilization and grant management for the Center’s
growing portfolio of projects.

The successful candidate will support the Center’s fundraising efforts through identification and
participation in developing competitive proposals in response to funding opportunities.

Additionally, s/he will support in analyzing funding pipeline and grant implementation progress to advice programs teams and management on how to remain competitive.


  • Support implementation of the fundraising strategy and budgeting for resource mobilization
  • Coordinate timely review and negotiation of partners and donor contracts;
  • Facilitate project start-up and closure, including inception and close-out meetings;
  • Update document and project management systems for assigned programs;
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of potential funding opportunities and keep track of all
    fundraising efforts;
  • Manage regular communication and follow-ups with current and potential funders;
  • Participate in preparation of timely narrative and financial reports to funders and partners as
    required;Conduct due diligence on prospective partners, develop partnership agreements and ensure
    compliance at all times;
  • Analyze funding pipeline and grant implementation progress to advice programs teams and
    management on how to remain competitive; and
  • Support APHRC’s long-term corporate social responsibility programs in the communities.

    experience and skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate training in a relevant field from a recognized
  • Professional qualification in fundraising, donor relations and grants management would be an
    added advantage;
  • At least 3 years’ experience of relevant demonstrated experience in international
  • Knowledge of various donor requirements and demonstrated experience working with one or
    more of the following categories of funders; bilateral, multilateral, Corporations, US Foundations and various Government agencies;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work with diverse teams;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Advanced skills in analyzing modeling data with Microsoft excel will be an added advantage.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by September 24, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Cover letters should be
    addressed to:
    The Human Resources Officer
    African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
    APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
    P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

  • For more information and job application details, see; APHRC Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

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