Save the Children Corporate and Philanthropy Engagement Manager Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Corporate and Philanthropy Engagement Manager Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose:

  • This new role will have responsibility for supporting Save the Children’s corporate and philanthropic outreach within Kenya; a market we believe has significant growth potential.

  • The role holder will lead an initial market analysis – assessing which business sectors, networks and private individuals it would be most beneficial to build relationships with.

  • Following this initial scoping, they will take responsibility for driving new business and stewarding new partnerships.

  • They will actively engage prospects, securing support and building sustainable relationships of value; sourcing significant income for Save the Children’s key priorities, and ultimately transforming the lives of thousands of children in Kenya.

    Reports to: The Nairobi Business Partnerships Hub Lead, with a dotted line to the Director of Programme Development and Quality

    Qualifications and Experience

  • We are not exclusively looking for applications from those with an international development background, rather the focus of this recruitment is for business development acumen, motivation, and commitment to the values of Save the Children.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (Essential)

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a client facing environment, ideally with a business development mandate (Essential)

  • Ability to collaborate & work across teams on complex programmes and donor relationships, building both strong internal and external networks (Essential)

  • Excellent written skills, including development of compelling communications for donors (Essential)

  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage a varied and demanding workload to meet deadlines (Essential)

  • Fluent spoken and written English (Essential)

  • Experience of working
    within corporate or philanthropic donor fundraising (Desirable)

  • Existing strong relationships with businesses, philanthropists, or other target groups (Desirable)


  • Highly motivated self-starter. This role is starting from scratch and will require someone with real drive and determination. (Essential)

  • Excellent inter-personal, influencing and relationship building skills (Essential)

  • Excellent communication skills, especially with high value supporters (Essential)

  • Understanding of and commitment to Save the Children’s values and work (Essential)

  • Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a Job Description, please visit our website at

  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child Protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy.

  • Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Corporate and Philanthropy Engagement Manager Jobs in Kenya

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