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Resource Mobilization Officer (RMO)- Water Services Trust Fund, Kenya Job Vacancy

Financial support for improved water and sanitation

Position: 
Resource Mobilization Officer (RMO)
Ref: - WSTF/6/ RMO

Location: Nairobi with frequent travel to the field

Purpose of the position: the Resource Mobilization Officer will mobilize adequate resources nationally and internationally to enhance provision of water resources and to establish and nurture partnerships with stakeholders.

He/She will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for the following:-

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement strategies for sourcing funds, from bilateral, multilateral, private companies and individuals;

  • Assist the Chief Executive Officer in marketing and fund raising through development of relevant proposals;
  • Negotiate and manage funding agreements with financiers;
  • Regularly reporting and documenting WSTF activities to financiers;
  • Conduct basic research on stakeholders’ opinions and practises;
  • Constantly identifying potential new partners;
  • Regularly reporting and documenting WSTF activities to financiers;
  • Regularly making requests for disbursement;
  • Work closely with the Public Relations Officer in implementing the organisation’s communication strategies.
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • Must have a bachelors degree in development studies;
  • Post graduate degree in relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • At least six (6) years experience in fund raising;
  • Experience with interacting with different donors is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge in designing & structuring of public private partnerships;
  • Have excellent negotiation skills;
  • Knowledge of water sector reforms is an added advantage;
  • Have a good working knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel, Word and internet services;
  • Able to project a positive and professional image of the Fund;
  • Must be numerate, articulate and analytical;
  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written).
How to Apply:

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications with the job title & Ref No: clearly marked on the envelope enclosing copies of their academic, professional certificate and testimonials, giving details of telephone contacts, email address current position and remuneration with three referees; one academic and two professional to:

Chief Executive Officer
Water Services Trust Fund
Upper Hill, Mara Road,
CIC Plaza, 1st Floor,
P O Box 49699 00100,
Nairobi

To be received not later than Friday 20th August, 2010 close of business.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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