WWF Kenya Job Opportunities

Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Leads a compelling fundraising initiative for Africa’s Transformational Project Initiatives with a focus on
    developing strategic public and private sector partnerships with global and regional institutional donors,
    companies, and high net worth individuals.
  • Keeps Africa Country Offices abreast of WWF growth context, fundraising strategy development,
    approaches, and tools that lead the development and delivery of income targets that leverages the unique
    strengths of WWF to achieve Africa’s ambitious targets for growth.
  • Advises and supports Africa Country Offices on developing robust and appropriate resource mobilisation
    strategies to raise funds from public and private sources, including Government Aid Agencies, foundations,
    corporations, HNWI and other potential streams of income from within and outside of Africa.
  • Supports country corporate engagements, in line with WWF policies and approaches, and in close
    coordination with the global corporate engagement teams.
  • Monitors the performance of all WWF Africa offices in terms of fundraising and partnerships and makes
    recommendations for improvement as appropriate.
  • Provides income and performance analysis and
    information on local office performance;
  • Works closely with the global fundraising director and public and private partnerships leads and is an
    active member of the relevant fundraising and partnership communities of fundraising;
  • Acts as focal point for NO fundraising and partnership teams and Public Sector Partnerships focal points on
    global as well as regional funding opportunities;
  • Manages a Community of Practice of Fundraisers and Partnership managers for Africa;
  • Performs other duties as requested by the line manager.

    Required Qualifications:
  • A first degree in management, business administration, marketing, or other relevant field.
  • At least 6 years’ professional experience in leading resource mobilisation or income generation functions preferably for a non-profit organisation.
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in French and other languages that are widely used at an international level is a distinct advantage.
  • Understanding of income modelling and budget setting

    Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Track record of achieving income targets, ideally in a partnership or fundraising function
  • Experience in developing partnerships with corporations and/public sector organisations
  • Knowledge and experience of the not-for-profit sector, preferably of environmental non-governmental
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, including the ability to build a team of highly motivated and well
    qualified staff to achieve results.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills, including a talent for crystallizing key strategic options for
    discussion and decision.
  • Superlative diplomatic and communication skills, including an ability to work and communicate
    effectively with a broad spectrum of individuals (individual donors, business leaders, public figures,
    WWF staff), within a broad range of cultural environments.
  • Fully supportive of WWF’s mission and global priorities.
  • Must be committed to equal opportunity employment policies.

    Working Relationships

    Internal: Policy & Partnerships Director, Communications and Marketing Director, Deputy Regional Directors,
    Finance and Operations Director, People and Organisational Development Director, Organisational
    Development and Change Director, Africa Fundraising and Partnerships contacts; WWF International Global
    Fundraising Director and Partnerships Directors, WWF Network office fundraising and partnership staff and
    communities of practice.

    External: External partners, fundraising consultants and suppliers, fundraising consultants, researchers.

    How to apply?
    If you have a knack of developing and executing robust and appropriate resource mobilisation strategies, possess Superlative diplomatic and communication skills, including the ability to work and communicate effectively with a broad spectrum of individuals, a track record of achieving income targets, ideally in a partnership or fundraising function, and demonstrated leadership abilities, this is the perfect job for you.

    Upload your CV and a cover letter addressed to People & Organisation Development Director, Africa clearly indicating the position applied for on the subject line to: careers@wwfafrica.org by 9th December 2016.

    We will not accept applications without CV and Covering Letter.

    Work permit restrictions may apply.

    Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.

    4. Manager, Shared Learning and Performance

    Last year, WWF launched a new strategy that harnesses the strengths of the WWF network in a shared vision, focussing on six major goals – water, wildlife, the ocean, climate and energy, forests, and food – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance.

    In support of this strategy WWF undertook a redesign of its international secretariat that will further unite WWF offices and its near 6,400 staff around the world.

    This will help WWF to build stronger partnerships across the world with government, business, civil society and individuals. Together, we will deliver on WWF’s ambitious goals.

    We are recruiting the role of Manager, Shared Learning and Performance for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.

    Location: WWF Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Main responsibilities:
  • Develop and facilitate a continuous process of shared learning within and among Practices in order to refine strategies and improve organizational performance.
  • Develop and facilitate ways in which Practices can use qualitative and quantitative measures/metrics to assess and refine their strategies on an ongoing basis
  • Act as bridge between the Practices and the Integrated Performance Unit in ensuring that the right indicators are identified and measured to judge progress and success.
  • Support Practices in developing and producing consistent reports to NET and the WWF Network that are meaningful, yet not burdensome for core teams
  • Assess, develop and recommend approaches and tools to use in knowledge management and learning to accelerate the uptake of Practice priorities, approaches and key lessons by WWF Offices
  • Develops cooperation with other partner organizations with common interests in learning and knowledge management towards the Global Goals, driving efficiency and avoiding duplication
  • Support and Co-ordinate Practice core team knowledge management staff to ensure effective working together, efficiency of action, and shared learning at Network level
  • Supports the assessments of results and overall impact of the Global Conservation Programme (carried-out by the Integrated Performance Unit), ensuring that an integrated approach across Practices is used

    Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies
  • A university degree in a subject relevant to WWF or to education, learning and knowledge management
  • At least 7 years’ experience in education, learning and knowledge management in an international setting
  • Familiarity with working in an NGO and/or Network organization, preferably with experience of conservation, environment or development issues.
  • Experience of working with knowledge management and sharing platforms and tools
  • Experience of working in an international and/or inter-cultural environment
  • Analytical thinker, with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize;
  • Strong communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a networker who is good at building individual and team relationships
  • Ability to work in virtual teams and workspaces
  • Computer literate (including IT systems and tools for learning and knowledge management),
  • Reliable, flexible and with a problem solving attitude
  • Fluent in English, with excellent writing skills; other languages an advantage;
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

    How to apply?
    Upload your covering letter and CV on Manager, Shared Learning and Performance Job as one file.

    We will not accept applications without CV and Covering Letter.

    Work permit restrictions may apply.

    Deadline for applications: 06 December 2016

    WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

    Are you a creative, dynamic and passionate advocate for a future where humans live in harmony with nature?

    WWF Regional Office for Africa (ROA) is seeking to recruit an outstanding and committed individual to fill the following position:

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