Protection International PI Africa Regional Programmes Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Protection International PI Africa Regional Programmes Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Duties & Responsibilities

Resource Mobilization and Fundraising

  • Develop a robust three-to-five-year PIA Financial Resilience and Sustainability Strategy (FRSS) aligned with PI’s Global Strategy Framework (GSF), the PIA Annual Work Programme (AWP), and the PI FRSS;

  • Research and develop analysis (follow the money) based on a mapping of funding prospects and donor landscape in the different regions of Africa. Traditional and non-traditional sources of funding should be included (institutional donors, foundations, private companies, others);

  • In line with the GSF and AWP, in coordination with the ARD and the PI Global Team Programme Coordination Unit, develop high quality concept notes and proposals for major donors identified; and

  • Ensure that all the resource mobilization and fundraising activities are conducted in adherence with best practice and ethical considerations.

    Donor Relations and Reporting

  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships and donor relations to resource and fund our GSF in Africa and AWP.

  • Source a pipeline of potential individuals, corporates, foundations, donors through systematic prospecting activities, ensuring that prospects are in line with PI’s fundraising ethical guidelines.

  • Ensure our accountability to our partners and donors with timely and high-quality reporting to donors and any required grant amendments.

  • Develop and maintain our donor database, compile and track donor communications and requirements, monitor the implementation of commitments and deliverables; and Ensure information and knowledge regarding donor contractual obligations is shared with relevant colleagues, and support compliance.

    Programmes Coordination

  • Provide high level recommendations to the PI ARD in programme cohesion, alignment and delivery of the GSF and AWP.

  • Capture learnings and impacts on the ground and coordinate with the Advocacy Officer, the Communications Officer on salient stories relevant for advocacy and external messaging.

  • Proactively pursue relevant networking opportunities and take the lead in coordination of various forums where PIA is a key actor to establish meaningful relationships.

  • Support management to oversee the complexities of donor requirements working closely with the finance and programmes team.

  • Work together with relevant PI staff and external partner organisations to maximise joint fundraising and public awareness activities.

    Job Requirements


  • Have extensive knowledge and proven success in fund raising of at least 5 years.

  • University degree in law, human rights, political science, social sciences, project management, or related field.

  • A Fundraising Diploma or professional qualification is advantageous but will not outweigh experience


  • Preparation of
    reports and conducting presentations on key issues by formulating positions, articulating options concisely, and making and defending recommendations.

  • A track record of successfully meeting and exceeding targets on fundraising efforts

  • Knowledge of key donor requirements, including EU and bilateral governments

  • Demonstrated networking experience to build the current ongoing relations

  • Experience of developing and managing strong partnerships, particularly with Trusts, Foundations and Major Donors.

  • Experience developing successful fundraising applications

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate, implement and review work processes and plans.

  • Excellent written skills, proven ability to write and speak concisely and clearly and communicate effectively in English. French would be a strong plus.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision but able to take direction

  • Ability to develop and defend donor proposals

  • Ability to form good working relationships with different branches of PI.

  • Ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations on key issues by formulating positions, articulating options concisely, and making and defending recommendations.

  • Experience in a multi-cultural and/or international work environment.

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Highly organised/time management

  • Knowledge and understanding of statutory, trust and institutional fundraising, including research source and funding criteria

  • Knowledge on Fundraising Regulator guidelines

  • Advanced skills in computer productivity applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

  • Enthusiastic, self-starter who can work autonomously, under pressure, in decentralized teams, and think outside the box

  • Demonstrated capacity to orally communicate clearly and effectively to a wide range of – expert and non-expert audiences

  • Advanced communication skills.

  • Analytical skills

  • Proven teamwork skills.

  • Diplomacy and extensive capacities to deal with challenges and situations of conflict constructively,

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to build the capacities of staff on resource mobilization and partnership management


  • Fluently spoken and written English

  • Good command of Swahili

    Other Languages:

  • Good knowledge of French is an asset

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Protection International PI Africa Regional Programmes Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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