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Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency established via Government Financial Management Act in 2007, through Legal Notice no;147 and whose core mandate is to provide accessible and affordable credit to support Kenyan women start and/or expand businesses for wealth and employment creation;
Pursuant to this mandate, the Fund invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyans to fill the under mentioned positions:
WEF/HR/2019/6: Assistant Manage, Partnership & Resource Mobilization–WEF Grade 4 (1 POST)
Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 85,021 – Maximum Ksh; 128,609 PM
Reporting to the Manager, Research and Communications, the officer will be responsible for the overall coordination of the planning, development, and management of the resource mobilization strategy and activities ensuring effective engagement of stakeholders in raising of resources for the Fund.
Responsibilities:-

  • Translate the Fund’s resource mobilization strategy and plans into action;
  • Prescribe, lead and conduct market research and marketing initiatives to assess donor priorities and identify opportunities for resource mobilization;
  • Establish systems for identification and response to calls with templates to manage the activities of resource mobilization;
  • Coordinate the development and writing of highly competitive resource mobilization proposals and contribute to proposal;
  • Develop and ensure quality standards for proposals and concept notes and ensure achievement;
  • Develop and maintain database of donors, project concept notes and project proposals;
  • Develop and maintain an effective project tracking system and ensure all donor funding requirements are met in any fundraising document;
  • Produce contents for communication materials in support of fundraising such as brochures, appeals, newsletters, organizational capability statement and annual reports and their reviews;
  • Sensitizing and training Fund staff on fundraising skills and strategy execution;
  • Developing and coordinating online/web-based fundraising initiatives;
  • Managing resource mobilization functions and activities and supporting the project manager in managing donor relationships;
  • Production of fundraising status reports;
  • Any other lawful duty that may be assigned from time to time;

Requirements

  • For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-
  • Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least Seven (7) years with least three (3) years in a management role;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any Social Sciences;
  • Master’s degree in International Development/Communications/Marketing/Economics/International Relations or its equivalent;
  • At least three (3) years’ experience productive experience in fundraising with both governmental and non-governmental organization (NGO) with international exposure and good portfolio of local and international fundraising contacts or associates will be definite advantage;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, networking and communication skills;
  • Ability to engage with multilateral, corporate and development partners;
  • Ability to lead dialogue with partners, identify and analyze trends, opportunities, and challenges;
  • Initiative taker, self-motivated and a commitment to continuously produce results focus on impact and results;
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain excellent relationships with key partners;
  • Self-motivated, initiative taker and working towards achieving results;
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines;

How to Apply
Applications clearly marked on the envelop with the position reference and title and including detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 26th November, 2019.
The Chief Executive /Director
Women Enterprise Fund
11th Floor, National Social Security Building, Block A
Eastern Wing
P; O; Box 17126 -00100
NAIROBI;
Shortlisted applicants will be expected to provide details of their current salary and the following documents: Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); Clearance from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
WEF is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT discriminate any applicant based on their HIV status, ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional, and ethnic balance; Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification;