NETFUND Business Development Jobs in Kenya

NETFUND Business Development Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • The Director is responsible for designing and implementing resource mobilization, partnership and linkages strategy, in line with established policies and practices intended to grow, maintain and diversify NETFUND funding portfolio.


  • Initiating development policies, procedures, regulations, guidelines and strategies for resource mobilization and partnerships;

  • Advising Management on all resource mobilization, partnership, business development income generation issues;

  • Overseeing the implementation and reviewing of resource mobilization and Business Development and marketing policies, strategies and programmes;

  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies and work planning for resource mobilization and Business Development and partnership creation;

  • Coordinating implementation of innovative fund raising and identifying new opportunities;

  • Initiating and fostering partnership and dialogue with national and international development partners, Government of Kenya, Counties and business institutions;

  • Overseeing coordination, planning, development, and management of a public and private sector fundraising strategy to mobilize resources;

  • Assessing opportunities for resource mobilization and identifying and mapping current and potential donors;

  • Coordinating mobilization of resources for NETFUND;

  • Coordinating the review of donors and strategic partnerships agreements;

  • Developing systems and procedures to monitor collection of funds from business development;

  • Supporting the CEO in achieving the overall objectives of NETFUND;

  • Advising CEO on potential opportunities for fund raising and partnership developments;

  • Overseeing effective marketing and creation of awareness of NETFUND programs and services;

  • Preparing the CEO agenda for the Board of Trustees deliberations on Resource Mobilization and Business Development;

  • Overseeing effective utilization of resources in the Directorate;

  • Overseeing compliance with stakeholder requirements;

  • Approving Directorate work plans and budget;

  • Ensuring performance appraisals for the Directorate staff; and

  • Management, mentoring and coaching staff.


  • At least Twelve (12) years’ work experience in Resource Mobilization and partnership development in public service or private sector, five (5) of which must be in a Senior management position;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Development, Development Studies, International Relations, Environment studies or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Development, Development Studies, International Relations, Environment studies or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Be a member of good standing from a
    relevant professional body where applicable;

  • Demonstrable/proven knowledge in fundraising trends from environment sector, national, regional and international levels

  • Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers as well as write Board paper;

  • Good interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build collaborative relationship;

  • Strong expertise in resource mobilization and management, project planning and monitoring and evaluation;

  • Proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, database, spreadsheets, accounting packages, email, internet and the workflow process;

  • Ability to empower staff working under him/her by removing obstacles hindering the achievement of strategic objectives, focusing on results and delivering what is promised, on time and within budget;

  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity; establish straightforward, productive relationships; treating individuals with fairness and respect.

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of Constitution of Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • Candidates must submit Tax compliance from Kenya Revenue Authority, Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; Higher Education Loans Board; and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

  • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit hard/soft copies of their applications together with their up-dated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates on or before the closing dates on November 10, 2020. Send soft copies to


  • The application envelope to be clearly marked with reference number for each position.

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

  • NETFUND is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and is committed to diversity and gender equality.

  • Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Hard copies applications should be sent to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    National Environment Trust Fund
    P.O. Box 19324- 00202

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