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Foundation Manager Job in Kenya

The KTDA Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Limited, whose mandate is to support initiatives/projects that provide sustainable solutions in areas of education, health, economic empowerment, environmental conservation, water/sanitation and infrastructure improvement. 

Our mission is to partner with local communities to address social, economic and environmental issues to foster positive and lasting image.

We are now looking for an exceptional
 Foundation Manager to work with our management team who have a passion for what they do. 

To succeed in this role, you will anticipate vision, develop and implement CSR strategies and policies that will drive the delivery of the foundation’s ambitious plans.

Position Scope

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Affairs, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing KTDA’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

Key Responsibilities
  • Initiating, articulating and implementing appropriate CSR programmes.
  • Ensuring the Foundation’s activities as well documented and publicized.
  • Raising funds for Foundation’s projects and managing the disbursement of grants and donations to beneficiaries.
  • Monitoring the implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • Originating and disseminating relevant reports on the activities of the Foundation.
  • Assessing requests for support and partnerships and recommending appropriate action in line with the Group’s CSR policies.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Group CSR policies and procedures.
  • Introducing and implementing global best practices in CSR Management.
  • Creating sustainable partnerships with other CSR stakeholders.
  • Representing the Foundation in appropriate CSR forums.
Qualifications /Competencies/ Experience

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications, experience and competencies: -
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. A masters degree in Community Development, Communication and Public Relations or Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years management experience in a busy social development environment with a proven track record in successful implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility activities of a big organization.
  • Demonstrated fundraising ability for not for profit organizations.
  • Good proposal and report writing skills for project funding.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
If you fulfill the above requirements and wish to be considered, please write to us enclosing your detailed CV to reach the undersigned not later than 5th August 2011.

The Group General Manager – Human Resources & Administration
Kenya Tea Development Agency/Holdings Ltd
P.O. Box 30213 - 00100

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