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KEMSA Resource Mobilization Advisor Job Vacancy

The Kenya Medical Supplies Agency seeks to recruit a Resource Mobilization Advisor funded by the USAID/Kenya through Kenya's PEPFAR program.

The position will be based at the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) offices.

The successful candidate will work alongside the KEMSA management for a designated period of time and will support the agency to mobilize adequate resources that will ensure its continued sustainability.

Resource Mobilization Advisor
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Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Resource Mobilization Advisor will provide overall technical guidance for mobilizing adequate resources both nationally and internationally to enhance the volume of funds and stream line the flow to meet KEMSA needs as well as establish and nurture partnerships with stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement a resource mobilizing strategy for KEMSA, establish targets and funding sources
  • Project the financing gaps for KEMSA and mobilize resources from COK, bilateral and multilateral donors, philanthropic foundations, and other sources
  • Assist in streamlining the preparation of proposals for donor funding across all KEMSA programs
  • Lead and conduct market research to identify opportunities for resource mobilization and stakeholders' opinions and practices
  • Maintain updated information on current and potential sources of funding
  • Establish donor audit and financial reporting requirements and ensure compliance and timely submission
  • As the focal contact person assist in management of donor relationships
  • Develop and disseminate to relevant partners quarterly supply chain for public health resource mobilization matrix
  • Work closely with the Public Relations Officer in implementing the organization's communication strategies
  • Ensure documentation and reporting of KEMSA's ongoing projects activities to financiers
  • Negotiating and managing funding agreements with the financiers
  • Monitor resource allocated throughout the implementation and reporting cycle
  • Any other duty that may be assigned to you by the CEO.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in economics, social sciences, international studies or other relevant field
  • A Master's degree in relevant field will be an added advantage
  • At least five (5 ) years relevant working experience in resource mobilization with international donors, GOK and other partners
  • Strong financial and business analysis skills
  • In-depth knowledge in designing and structuring of public private partnerships
  • Knowledge of supply chain reforms is desirable
  • Sound negotiation and proposal writing skills
  • Good analytical and strategic skills
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Proficiency in computer skills i.e. word, excel, power point, access etc
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines
If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications please send your detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees to the address below not later than October 27,2010, quoting the position reference on both the envelope and application letter:

Project Director
IntraHealth International Inc
Unga House. Muthithi Road,
7th Floor P.O. Box 66726 - 00800 Nairobi

Only short listed Candidates will be contacted

This position to funded by USAID/Kenya.

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