BRAC Manager, Resource Mobilisation and New Business Development Jobs in Kenya

BRAC Manager, Resource Mobilisation and New Business Development Jobs in Kenya

  • BRAC is an award-winning international non-governmental development organisation, with the vision of a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination, where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. BRAC is a leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes to assist poor and disadvantaged communities in low-income countries, including in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings.

  • It is an organisation of and for the people of the Global South, pioneering new development and social enterprise approaches to equip communities to achieve prosperity. As well as being the world's biggest NGO by number of staff and people directly reached, BRAC has regularly been ranked the number one NGO in the world by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector. BRAC retained the top spot in 2020 among the top 500 NGOs for the fifth consecutive year.

  • BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. It started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002, and has since reached millions of people in 11 countries in Asia and Africa.

  • BRAC has a holistic approach to development that uses a wide array of programmes and social enterprises, including in microfinance, education, health, agriculture, gender and human rights. BRAC believes that every person has inherent potential, and when an enabling environment is created and that potential is unleashed, even the poorest can become agents of positive change in their own lives, for their families and their communities.

  • BRAC International (BI) is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position: Manager, Resource Mobilisation and New Business Development, BRAC and Stichting BRAC International.

  • The main purpose of the Manager, Resource Mobilisation and New Business Development is to facilitate the process of raising funds for BRAC programs from both existing and potential bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and regional organisations. The Manager will be responsible for the pro-active engagement with existing and potential donors and pursuing applications for funding from these donors.

  • The Manager is expected to facilitate and support the implementation of the OneBRAC Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Strategy, with a particular focus on intensification of funding streams from bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and regional organisations.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager Resource Mobilisation and New Business Development, the Manager Resource Mobilisation and New Business Development is responsible for:

    Resource Mobilization:

  • Facilitating and supporting the implementation of the action plan for resource mobilisation with bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and regional organisations, in line with the OneBRAC Global Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Strategy;

  • Mainstreaming and supporting the execution of donor engagement strategies for potential and existing bilateral donors in collaboration with BRAC´s country and regional fundraising teams and BRAC affiliates;

  • Coordinating proposal development in collaboration with BRAC affiliates, country and regional teams, the GRP team, and relevant staff from Communications and other relevant teams;

  • Coordinating and supporting the writing of tailored applications for funding and be responsible for responding to submission requirements;

  • Contributing to general information sharing on areas of responsibility within the GRP
    team, as well as towards BRAC’s country and regional fundraising teams and BRAC affiliates;

  • Scoping of new funding opportunities;

  • Qualifying prospects identified in the donor landscape analysis;

  • Facilitating the outreach and cultivation of prospects to build trustful relationships in a proactive manner to secure income streams;

  • Organising relevant outreach efforts (meetings, events, other);


  • Providing regular updates to the Senior Programme Manager Resource Mobilisation and New Business Development on progress and results within areas of responsibility;

  • Developing internal stakeholder relationships, in particular within the GRP team and with BRAC’s country and regional fundraising teams and BRAC affiliates to align funding needs and opportunities;


  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment;

  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action;

  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so;

    Educational Requirements:

  • Post-graduation/Masters in Development Studies/Geopolitics/Law/ Public Policy/ Administration/ International Business, Economics, Business Administration, International Relations or equivalent with a demonstrable commitment to poverty reduction and social justice issues.

    Required Competencies

  • Understanding on the institutional fundraising market;

  • Experience in working with from bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and/or regional organisations;

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines;

  • Understanding on donor mapping, scoping, profiling and/or donor engagement activities;

  • Experience in organising relevant outreach efforts (meetings, events, other);

  • A strong team player who is willing to support colleagues and the wider organisation;

  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to active citizenship, poverty eradication, global justice, social change, and gender equality Ability to work virtually in a global environment;

  • Proficiency in English required; fluency in an additional language, particularly French, or Arabic would be an asset;

  • Ability to travel internationally @ 10% of time;

    Experience Requirements:

  • 3 (three) to 5 (five) years of experience with proven track record of corporate sector and/or trusts & foundations fundraising in an international development organisation.

    How to apply

  • If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

  • External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at


  • Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to

  • Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 65/22 in the subject bar.

  • Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

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