Manager for a Conservation & Community Development Project in Kenya

Manager for a Conservation & Community Development Project
Our client, an upmarket safari company, is looking for a self driven Manager to supervise their conservation and community development projects across Kenya and Tanzania. 

He/She will ensure project fundraising and expenditure is on track and financial reports are accurate and delivered on time to present to Trustees and donors. 

The role also requires a keen focus on communication, closely working with the team, the communications consultant and in-company social media / digital marketing officer to follow the company’s communications and fundraising strategy. 

The role involves travelling to project sites in both Kenya and Tanzania when necessary, with approximately 30% time in the field.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with the team in planning all projects and checking project management plans.
  • Conducting annual appraisals of the team.
  • Work with the communications consultant and the team to develop and implement a communications and fundraising strategy.
  • Work with the team, communications consultant and camp managers to develop fundraising material.
  • Work with the in-company social media / digital marketing officer.
  • Work with the team and the communications consultant to ensure circulars to internal and
  • external audiences are planned.
  • Ensure donor relations are maintained.
  • Ensure quarterly and annual reports are produced to a high quality.
  • Ensure fundraising targets are clear and funds raised are tracked and allocated correctly.
  • Ensure expenditure is within budget for any project or budget line.
  • Ensure that accounts and project updates are presented to Trustees and donors quarterly via the quarterly report and Trustee finance meeting.
  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in conservation, environmental management, development, NGO communications or similar is highly desirable.
  • At least 1 to 2 previous roles which have required similar skills and competencies.
  • Ability to speak Swahili is a plus.
  • Motivated, organised and self-driven.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
Monthly gross salary: Competitive salary depending on skills & experience

 31st October 2016     

To apply, please follow the link:  

Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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