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Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya - Catholic Health Commission of Kenya (CHCK)

Ref: BD/KEC/02/2011


The Catholic Health Commission of Kenya (CHCK) is one of the15 commission of Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat (KEC-CS).

It is entrusted with the mandate of lobbying and advocacy on behalf of 456 Catholic Health facilities and its affiliated 14 Medical Training Colleges in order to enhance effective and sustainable health service delivery. It also enhances coordination among catholic health institutions.

Purpose of the Post
  • To seek and identify funding opportunities and strategic partnerships for the CHCK through organizing and overseeing proposal writing, editing and final submission in response to various requests for proposals.
  • To ensure sustainability of the commission, its projects and constituent institutions.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Seeks and identifies potential funding sources on-line, through the print media and any other announcement mode
  • Reviews requests for proposals, develops proposal plans, outlines and schedules and prepares concept papers in line with the CHCK strategic plan
  • Drafts and reviews the necessary pre-teaming, teaming memoranda in the case of consortia formation
  • Creates concepts, boilerplate content for use in future proposals
  • Takes lead in post proposal efforts such as negotiations, contract start up briefings and proposal lessons learnt
  • Participate in M&E and technical evaluation of the commission’s projects
  • Represent the commission in forums where funding opportunities are discussed including GoK
  • Build/maintain relationships with partners with view of expanding finance base of the commission
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in health sciences – MBchB, BSN or other relevant field
  • Experience in running health programs (NGO setup)
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in business development
  • Excellent written, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills in English
  • Good MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint skills
  • Experience in handling USG, EU or UN funded projects, project performance management, monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage
Personal Traits
  • Is a practicing Catholic, with recommendation from own Parish Priest
  • Be a person of high moral and social integrity
  • Highly self motivated and works under minimal supervision
  • A team player
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workloads
  • Able to take initiative
Application Requirements

If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications please send your detailed CV, quoting the position reference to:

Secretary General
Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800


Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Our recruitment procedures shall be followed.

Send in your application by: Fri, Feb 18, 2011

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