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Associate Director, New Business Development

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. 

We have been operational in Kenya since 1984, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners.

Job Purpose:

S/He will be responsible for supporting Save the Children’s Kenya Country Office (CO) achieve greater program impact by successfully positioning for and acquiring new funding.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide quality control to grant/contract proposals through the design, implementation and/or review of response strategies and action plans for technical and cost proposals;
  • managing partner relations; 
  • overseeing final proposal production for submission to donors; 
  • Build and maintain relationships with key USAID and other donor staff as well as in-country local and international partners; 
  • Support senior national CO staff in relationship strengthening with appropriate contacts in the organization; 
  • Strengthen CO staff capacity and processes to position for and acquire new funding, with a focus on USAID; 
  • Provide support on proposal development for neighboring E. Africa countries (Uganda, Tanzania).
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Eight to ten years’ experience in international development, including at least 5 years’ experience with program/proposal development for large, multi-partner, multi-million dollar program; 
  • Proven proposal success with USAID and multi-lateral donors;
    Experience/expertise in one or more of SC’s thematic areas; 
  • Master’s degree in international development or related field; 
  • Experience in Kenya or East Africa highly desirable.
Application Process:

If you meet the above requirements, please send your detailed CV together with a cover letter and current contacts of three referees including immediate supervisor addressed to: 

kenya.jobapplications@savethechildren.org not later than 20th December, 2012.

Due to the urgency to fill the position, shortlisting will be done as applications are received.Quote the job title on the subject line.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Save the Children recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal employment opportunities and the protection of children from abuse.

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