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Fundraising & Partnerships Regional Director Job Vacancy in Nairobi Kenya

Regional Director - Fundraising & Partnerships
WWF is one of the world’s largest conservation organizations working together with its partners to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

WWF is working in several countries in the Eastern & Southern Africa Region; these are Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

We are seeking an experienced and talented professional to oversee country offices implement the donor care strategy and build a fundraising growth strategy. 

The Regional Director — Fundraising & Partnerships will lead the fundraising efforts on behalf of Eastern & Southern Africa Region including planning, managing and ensuring the delivery of an agreed fundraising budget. 

They will manage and implement a fundraising and communication action plan covering public sector partnerships, foundations and corporate/major donors to the extent of supporting country directors to satisfy current donor needs and maintain oversight of fundraising across the region.
The candidate should possess an advanced degree in conservation/environment/institutional development or business management/administration.

They should have at least seven years institutional fundraising experience and strategic planning experience. 

Ideally the candidate would already possess key relationships with major donors such as the EU, UNDP, DFID, SIDA, NORAD and DANIDA. 

They should have broad working experience and good knowledge of conservation and development issues in Eastern & Southern Africa and Africa in general, with at least five years of experience in the region.
The position will report to the Regional Representative and will be based in Nairobi with travel within the region.
Suitable candidates to apply via email through a cover letter and CV with Regional Director - Fundraising & Partnerships on the subject line to: 

Human Resources, 

not later than 26th July 2013.
The full job description can be accessed at and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WWF is an equal opportunity Employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.

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