Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Compensation and Benefits Partner Jobs in Kenya

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Compensation and Benefits Partner Jobs in Kenya

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Increase and broaden the institutional funding base of Trócaire’s programmes in Sudan in line with the organisational and country specific institutional funding strategy.

  • Coordinate and manage all components of the proposal development process, ensuring a high quality and timely submission to institutional donors, consistent with Trócaire’s Organisational and Country Strategic Plan.

  • Support the programme teams in the development of well-designed projects and programmes for submission to institutional donors, consistent with Trócaire’s Organisational and Country Strategic Plan.
    Provide oversight and support to programme staff in the management and compliance of all institutional funding grants and potential commercial contracts in Sudan.

  • Position Trócaire as potential partner (sub and lead) for consortia in Sudan.

  • Build the capacity of Trócaire’s programme staff and partners to manage existing and future institutional funding grants/contracts.In particular, this role will involve the following components:

  • Identify relevant upcoming funding opportunities, track grant forecasts, and using advance intelligence gathering prepare recommendations based on specific bid/no bid decision criteria. Identify potential partners; manage pre-solicitation proposal preparations; participate in pre-design meetings; draft sections of the proposal in advance of the solicitation; coordinate and facilitate design workshops; and support field teams to collect relevant country and technical information that informs design.

  • Proposal Preparation and Coordination: Lead the coordination and development of high quality and well-designed proposals from initial development to grant submission for institutional and private donor. Manage partners’ inputs to the cost application; provide technical input to the finance team to support the completion of the cost application in alignment with the technical programme design. Manage the proposal review process and budget alignment and compliance with donor guidelines; build effective working relationships with partners on proposal bids; support the management of consultants recruited to support proposal development; support the recruitment process to ensure identification and inclusion of qualified key personnel in proposals. Work closely with programme and partner staff in-country to ensure programmes are well positioned to secure donor funding. Provide regular updates to the CMT on the status of the funding portfolio and key trends to monitor.


  • Third level qualification in Development, Humanitarian, Business Administration or related field of study


  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in overseas development and the humanitarian sector

  • Experience of proposal and report writing for major international donors including Irish Aid, UN Agencies incl. UNICEF and WFP, EU and other relevant institutional donors and trusts/foundations.

  • Proven record of accomplishment of securing institutional funding
    from successful grant applications, incl. in consortia.

  • Experience of managing grants financed by donors such as: Irish Aid, UN Agencies, EU, other European Governments, UN, US Government funding and other relevant institutional donors and trusts/foundations.

  • Project cycle management using results frameworks and/ or logical frameworks.
    Working with civil society partner organisations.

  • Training/capacity sharing in a multi-cultural environment.


  • Keen interest and excitement in business development, entrepreneurial interests, willingness to learn, ambition to take on positions of increasing responsibility.

  • In depth knowledge of managing grants requirements of institutional donors.

  • Proven strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively, analyse and be innovative, set priorities, manage work plans and evaluate progress.

  • Experience working with civil society partners and good understanding of partnership approach.

  • Critical thinking on emergency response, women, climate change & resilience.

  • Detail-oriented, flexible, and able to handle multiple concurrent tasks.

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Able to quick build cross cultural relationships with teams and partners.

  • Highly developed relationship, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent facilitation & capacity building skills and experience of applying them when working with individual partners or groups of partners.

  • Excellent written, oral and presentational communications skills.

  • Computer literacy skills in word, excel and internet/email.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Work expereince in either or more of the following areas: Agriculture/nutrition and Livelihoods, Health, Protection (GBV, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support); WASH, Cash/Voucher programming and M&E experience highly preferred.


  • Dynamic, willing to take initiative and able to manage multiple priorities.

  • A team player but also willing and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Capacity to be flexible and adaptable to changing contexts and priorities.

  • Deep commitment to social justice.

  • Ability to travel internationally at short notice, to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.

  • Patient and pays high degree of attention to detail.

  • Understanding of, and empathy with, the role of the Catholic Church in development/humanitarian settings.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Compensation and Benefits Partner Jobs in Kenya

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