KNATCOM Principal Officer, Resource Mobilization - Jobs in Kenya
KNATCOM Principal Officer, Resource Mobilization -Jobs in Kenya
a. Job Description
The Principal Officer, Resource Mobilization is responsible for the following functions: 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 initiatives
coordinate establishment of proposal development working groups with representatives from key partners and within the Commission; and
initiate and negotiate for strategic partnerships on the UNESCO five areas of
b. Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities entail assisting in:
providing technical 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; and
Any other duties as may be
c. Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
Minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience, three of which must have been in a supervisory role;
A minimum of Master’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;
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;
management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution. proficiency in computer applications; and
shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance.
d. Key Competencies and Skills
Problem solving skills,
Interpersonal and Negotiation skills,
How To Apply
Access and apply online via KNATCOM website at www.unesco.go.ke/careers
For details of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website: www.unesco.go.ke/careers
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 Principal Officer, Resource Mobilization - Jobs in Kenya
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