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NGO Job in Kenya – Plan International

Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.

Plan started its operations in Kenya in 1982 and is committed to protecting and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.

Plan Kenya is seeking to recruit for the position of 
Grants Coordinator based at Kenya Country Office, Nairobi. This job reports to the Grants Manager. The job holder will be responsible for coordinating grants development and management activities for the realization of an increased grants income and an ensuring effectively managed grants portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Formulate quality proposals
  • Ensure effective management of grants, including quality and timely reports
  • Maintain effective partnerships with Corporate and other local donors
  • Maintenance of grants systems
  • Provide grant-related support to Programme Coordinators and PU staff on grants development & management
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or its equivalent
  • At least 3- 5 years hands-on experience in fundraising and corporate engagement
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with different funding streams
  • Strong partnership development and management skills particularly with corporate and other local (in-country) donors
  • Good proposal development skills especially for corporate and other donors
  • Good planning, interpretation and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proficiency in the use of MS applications
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children.

Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

How to apply

If you meet the requirements of the above position and would like to be a part of it in our commitment to children, please send detailed and updated curriculum vitae with current and/or expected remuneration and contacts of three professional references, including your current/latest supervisor to to be received latest by 4th April, 2011.

Your email or envelope should bear the title applied for i.e. “GRANTS COORDINATOR as the subject.

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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