JKUATES Grant-Fundraising Specialist Jobs in Kenya

JKUATES Grant-Fundraising Specialist Jobs in Kenya

  • JKUAT Enterprises Ltd (JKUATES) is a State Corporation operating as a limited company, fully owned by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).

  • Our growth in the next 5 years will hinge on our ability to mobilize resources and build strategic partnerships with bi-laterals, NGOs, multilaterals, and governments for the scaling of our safe sanitation services to citizens everywhere.

  • The Company is looking for an exceptional individual to join our organization.

  • The Grant-Fundraising Specialist will support the company to competitively position itself, for funding opportunities with institutional funders.

  • The individual will be responsible for driving theinstitutional fundraising strategy to secure and manage significant income from a diverse range of funders.

  • He/she will support the organization in the research and development of strategies for Result-Based Financing (RBF), climate financing, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) with the government and other strategies, of which partnership with institutional funders will be critical.

  • He/she will contribute to the organizational business development knowledge with best practices, procedures, and tools for the diversification of financing structures.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Achieve the company’s ambitious fundraising targets through building partnerships with key
    institutional stakeholders.

  • Lead all aspects of donor relationships, including conducting baseline prospect-identification and research, preparation of proposals, solicitation, reporting, closure, and stewardship, working closely with the operational and finance teams.

  • Craft strong business rationale and a tailored message to partners and funders.

  • Build and manage strong, trust-based relationships with key stakeholders

  • Develop strategic framework and lead implementation for result-based financing.

  • Represent the company externally with funders, government, and other key stakeholders.

  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of business development processes, including proposal
    development, partnership management, financial reporting, etc.

  • Preparing Annual targets in regard to his/her Job description.

  • Writing, submitting, and uploading press releases as required.

  • Implementing a variety of marketing strategies and promotional campaigns.

  • Organizing and attending non-profit events and networking with relevant

  • Establishing good relationships with staff, members of the public, and the media.

  • Work in conjunction with the Line Manager to have a good overall understanding of all revenue streams.

  • Stay abreast of fundraising good practice and legislation, ensuring compliance with the
    Charities Act and the Fundraising codes of practice.

  • Network with other fundraisers and charity staff when possible.

    Academic Qualifications / Work Experience / Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Finance / Accounting or any other business related field.

  • At least 4 years of work experience in fundraising or business development in a global
    development context.

  • Previous experience in sales or marketing is an added advantage.

  • Evidence of having engaged and secured business from non-governmental organizations and
    private sector.

  • A good understanding of the charity fundraising over a range of methods.

  • Highly organized team player, with pro-active and flexible work style.

  • Proven strong focus and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with donors.

  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills

  • Aptitude in delivering attractive presentations

  • Excellent written, verbal, and telephone communication skills.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are invited to send their applications and detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to

  • hr@jkuates.jkuat.ac.ke on or before 14th June, 2022.

  • Shortlisting will be done on an ongoing basis.

  • Those who shall not have heard from us should consider their applications unsuccessful.

  • JKUAT Enterprises Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Canvassing of any kind will lead to automatic disqualification.

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