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Resource Mobilisation Officer Job Vacancy

Resource Mobilisation Officer

Closing date:
 12 noon, Friday 11th November 2011

Job reference: PFD/048/JG

We are working with partners across Africa on programmes that are addressing a range of issues; from conflict and governance to food insecurity and health.

For this position, we are looking for someone to lead our fundraising work (including developing proposals and budgets) for diverse programme sectors; focussing on health and nutrition.

This will involve getting a grassroots understanding of our work and partners, identifying potential donors, preparing funding applications and managing a range of complex technical and financial reporting.

You’ll spend time with programme teams across the region to develop your knowledge of priority areas.

As such, you will be required to travel across Africa for up to 30 days a year

About You

It’s essential that you are fluent in written and spoken English and have experience of preparing reports and proposals for donors such as the EC, ECHO, DFID and the UN.

We’ll expect you to demonstrate a proven success at securing funds as well as experience of narrative and financial reporting.

Additionally, we are looking for an individual with a strong health / nutrition experience and / or qualifications.

Your background will have given you a real understanding of development issues and chances are you’ll also have a relevant degree and some field experience in high-risk, high-security contexts.

On top of your excellent communication and presentation skills, you’ll be highly numerate and have a real analytical ability.

You’ll be the kind of person who has the knowledge, qualities and skills to be a real influence on this area and someone who’s a great addition to any team.

This role requires a university degree or equivalent qualification; in-depth knowledge of institutional funding mechanisms including a successful track of fund raising; at least two years experience in designing, managing and evaluating emergency and development projects; knowledge of humanitarian standards and policies; and, strong communication and representation skills.

Fluency in English and strong IT skills are mandatory.

About Christian Aid

More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the structures and rules that keep people poor.

And we work with local organizations to give people strength to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion.

If you are as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the world, work with us to make change happen.

About the Rewards

We value the input of everyone who works for us. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards that helps you enjoy a good work/life balance.

To apply for this position you need to access the full advertisement on Christian Aid website on
 and follow the links to download the international application form and role profile. 

Please email your completed application forms to:; (quoting the reference number)

You will require current and valid permission to work in Kenya.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce.

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief

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