KCB Foundation Contract and Partnerships Manager Jobs in Kenya

KCB Foundation Contract and Partnerships Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • Our Client, the KCB Foundation, was established in 2007 to implement the KCB Bank Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs and as a sign of commitment to sustainable development to alleviate poverty and enhance well-being.

  • The KCB Foundation has partnered with MasterCard Foundation through their programme Young Africa Works, to jointly implement an innovative 5-Year (2019 -2024) nationwide program that will create 1.5 Million Jobs.

  • This project will be implemented under the 2Jiajiri programme of the KCB Foundation.

  • The partnership targets to reach 114,000 beneficiaries categorized as Micro and Small Enterprises, primarily in Manufacturing, Agricultural and Construction Sectors.

  • The program seeks to alleviate poverty for Women and Youth in the informal sector through Wealth Creation and Employment.

  • 2Jiajiri is an end-to-end social transformational program divided into three phases.

  • Phase one involves technical training, where beneficiaries undergo competency-based training in a vocational craft.

  • In phase two, beneficiaries’ are incubated through Business Development consultancy Services, which includes access to Credit. In phase three, beneficiaries reach maturity and transition into the market.


  • The Contracts and Partnerships Manager will manage implementing partners to deliver effective and efficient services as per sub award agreements.

  • The Jobholder will be responsible for the management and development of stakeholder relationships; monitoring service provision and performance, ensuring required outcomes and value for money are achieved, and all financial and legal responsibilities are met.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft agreements a develop specifications, advise on all technical contract activity, and assist in the preparation and execution of contract mechanisms;

  • Work with Grants and Contract Services in the issuance of subordinate agreements, track sub agreement deliverables and budgets;

  • Negotiate contractual terms, service profiles and commercials of contracts, to achieve best value;

  • Proactively investigate, manage and resolve any escalations, appropriately advise the Chief of Party on responses to any failures in
    performance, and ensure commitment from all parties;

  • Review cash requests for grants and ensure adherence to approved budgets, organisation procurement policies, and procedures;

  • Conduct quarterly financial reviews and grant audits and advise grantees on areas for improvements;

  • Fully responsible for performance management of contracted services to ensure compliance, quality and value for money;

  • Track grant agreements ensuring compliance with spelt out agreement policies and procedures, and intervene where necessary;

  • Undertake comprehensive and on-going contract monitoring programme for assurance and commissioning decisions;

  • Proactively develop relationships with donors, partners, staff and the wider stakeholders; and train senior leadership on all aspects of contract management and associated deliverables


  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Business, Economics, Development, or any other related field, gained from a recognised institution.

  • A Master’s Degree in the above, or any related fields is an added advantage;

  • Professional qualification on Business Advisory Services and Grant Management is desirable;

  • Have knowledge and relevant work experience of 7 years and above, with not less than 3 years in a management role;

  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in Team Management, Project Management, Financial Services Industry, Managing Partnerships, International Donor-Funded Projects, Capacity Building and Facilitation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Knowledge Management, Grants Management, People Management, and Relationship Management are essential requirements for this role;

  • Must demonstrate expert proficiency in Decisiveness, Leadership and People Management, and Strategic Thinking

  • If you believe you clearly meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application, copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other, details of your current position, current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees, two (2) of whom should be your immediate former line managers, and a third, a peer or senior at your current employer, who can speak objectively of your competence, character and integrity.

  • To be considered, your application must be received not later than 14 February 2020 addressed to the contact provided below, quoting the relevant reference number.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Director,

    Executive Selection Division

    Deloitte Consulting Limited

    Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way Westlands,

    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted.

  • All applications MUST be submitted through the e-recruitment portal to be considered.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KCB Foundation Contract and Partnerships Manager Jobs in Kenya

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