KNATCOM Officer, Partnership and Resource Mobilization - Jobs in Kenya

KNATCOM Officer, Partnership and Resource Mobilization - Jobs in Kenya

a) Job Description

The Senior Officer, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization is responsible for the following;

  • develop and implement partnership and resource mobilization strategies for the Commission;

  • map and engage strategic partners in UNESCO’s areas of competence;

  • coordinate and manage existing partnership to enhance effectiveness and efficiency;

  • develop and manage MOUs between the Commission and strategic partners;

  • coordinate cross-programme partnership for realization of synergy;

  • develop and manage financial tracking and reporting on partnership activities;

  • conduct analysis of potential partners for networking and liaison with key in country and international development partners;

  • provide support to programme based partnerships and resource mobilization

  • coordinate establishment of proposal development working groups with representatives from key partners and within the Commission;

  • initiate and negotiate for strategic partnerships on the UNESCO five areas of
    competence; and

    b) Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities entail assisting in:

  • providing support in the development, implementation and monitoring of partnerships and resources mobilization strategy;

  • providing data and information for mobilizing funds from local and international partners;

  • collecting data and information for research on potential partners on UNESCO areas of competence;

  • mapping and maintaining a database of strategic partners to facilitate effective

  • identifying and facilitating co-financing opportunities with partner organizations;

  • providing data and information for developing annual work plans based on the approved strategy;

  • providing data and information for developing web based resource mobilization for support of programme activities;

  • assisting in the preparation of funding proposals and follow up activities;

  • organizing engagements for partnership building between the commission and potential partners;

  • providing logistical
    support for building capacity of programme staff on resource
    mobilization and establishment of effective partnerships;

  • gathering data and information for selection and nomination of UNESCO prizes, fellowships and awards;

  • any other duties as may be assigned.

    c) Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Natural Sciences, Environmental sciences, Social
    Sciences, Humanities, Cultural studies, Anthropology, Communication, Journalism, Economics or a related field from a recognized university; and

  • proficiency in computer applications.

    d) Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication and reporting skills,

  • Problem solving skills,

  • Analytical skills,

  • Interpersonal skills

    How To Apply

  • Access and apply online via KNATCOM website at

    For details of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website:

  • All applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th October 2022 at 5.00 pm.


  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

  • Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Successful candidates will be required to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    For more information and job application details, see; KNATCOM Officer, Partnership and Resource Mobilization - Jobs in Kenya

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