Lake Basin Development Authority Chief Manager Planning - Strategy and Resource Mobilization Jobs in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority Chief Manager Planning - Strategy and Resource Mobilization Jobs in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority is a regional development authority established by an act of
parliament cap 442 of the laws of Kenya and is mandated to spearhead development within the Lake
Victoria basin and its catchment regions, with a view to fostering integrated sustainable economic
development and empowering communities of the region.

In view of this and as part of fulfilling our mandate, the following positions on a three (3) year renewable contract terms are open for application from qualified candidates.

  • Chief Manager-planning, Strategy and Resource Mobilization

    Description of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Leading and advising the management in the development of strategies, policies and
    processes across all functions that will help to achieve the LBDA’s mission and core
  • Initiating and coordinating the development and review of LBDA’s Master plan and the
    various Strategic Plans.
  • Undertaking Regional economic planning, identifying development priorities and
    coordinating feasibility studies
  • Coordinating of the preparation of and implementation of all Authority work plans
  • Participation in the preparation of Medium-Term Expenditure Frameworks, Medium Term Plans and other related assignments in the Annual government Budgeting cycles
  • Providing support to the management in the preparation of annual work plans and
    budgets and state Corporation budgets.
  • Designing and effecting a program of monitoring and evaluation of the performance of
    LBDA’s projects to improve performance and future planning
  • Coordination of the realization of Performance Contracts obligation and preparing
    quarterly and annual reports
  • Keeping service-related systems and procedures under review and implement changes
    where appropriate, including the use of new technology in delivering the planning
    service and to deliver best value.
  • Development and Translation of LBDA’s resource mobilization strategy and plans into
  • Prescription, leadership and conducting market researches and marketing initiatives to
    assess donor and partners priorities to identify opportunities for resource mobilization
  • Establishment of a systems for identification and response to calls with templates to
    manage the activities of resource mobilization.
  • Coordination of the development and writing of highly competitive resource
    mobilization proposals
  • Development and ensuring quality standards for proposals and concept notes and
    ensuring achievement
  • Development and maintenance of a database of donors, project concept notes and
    project proposals
  • Development and maintenance of an effective project tracking system and ensuring
    that all donor funding requirements are met in any fundraising document
  • Production of contents for communication materials in support of fundraising such as
    brochures, appeals, newsletters,
    Organisational capability statement and annual
    reports and their reviews
  • Sensitization and training of staff on fundraising skills and strategy execution
  • Development and coordination of online/web-based fundraising initiatives in
    collaboration with LBDA ICT unit
  • Managing resource mobilization functions and activities and managing donor and
    partner relationships in Liaison with the LBDA Liaison office
  • Production of fundraising status reports
  • Coordination of the preparation of project documents and participation in negotiations
    for donor/partnership projects funding and implementation
  • Conducting performance appraisals, promoting continuing professional development of
    staff within the department and setting standards of performance and to monitor

    Required Qualifications & Experience
  • Master’s degree in Economics/International Development/Natural Resource Planning
    and Management/ Marketing/International Relations or an equivalent in any other
    related field from a recognized University.
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in senior management position.
  • Ability to work in high-pressure, deadline driven environment
  • Outstanding leaderships skills and ability to delegate responsibilities effectively
  • Exceptional communication and reporting skills
  • Should demonstrate clear understanding of the role of Regional Development in line
    with vision 2030 and the constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and
    photocopies of all testimonials stating current position, remuneration, contact telephone
    numbers, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees to reach us on or before 9th
    April 2019.

    Applicants must also submit clearance certificates from the following:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • National Police Service
  • Credit Reference Bureau

    Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective job reference number clearly
    marked to:
    The Managing Director
    Lake Basin Development Authority
    P.O Box 1516-40100

  • Soft copies should be sent by email to
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Lake Basin Development Authority is an equal opportunity employer
  • For more information and job application details, see; Lake Basin Development Authority Chief Manager Planning - Strategy and Resource Mobilization Jobs in Kenya

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