Reporting to the Head of Project, the jobholder is responsible for effective and continued fundraising to augment emerging gaps in the projects for sustainability.
Develop strategies to expand funding and support from current partnerships and explore successful pitches in the various project sectors and deliver agreed fundraising activities.
Maintain an external orientation and a high tempo of external contact with prospective and current partners.
Ensure the effective management of relationships between KCB Foundation and partners.
Continuously review and develop the relationship management strategy through industry research and understanding of trends.
Work with the Head of Project and the Communications Officer to develop partnership management and reporting structures for effective partnership communications & management.
Develop and refine reporting to partners that maintains quality relationships.
Provide proactive support, information, advice, leadership support and guidance to staff and external partners/providers in relation to fundraising.
Manage multiple priorities and work as an effective, willing and contributing member of a small team.
Attend and participate in events, conferences, workshops and meetings that are relevant to KCB Foundation’s fundraising strategy.
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
University Degree preferably in Business/ Marketing or any other relevant field. Master’s Degree and/or Professional qualifications in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Have at least 6 years’ experience in fund raising.
Experience in managing a portfolio of agricultural chain programs in a team management role.
Experience in managing a portfolio in the corporate sector in a business development space.
Experience with building and managing strong client and stakeholder relationships.
Experience with program planning management and monitoring
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish new client relationships and generate new business.
Should have excellent, influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to positively and clearly communicate with a variety of constituents.
The above positions are demanding roles which the Bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be considered your application must be received by 22nd July, 2016