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Donor Coordinator Africa Job in Kenya

Donor Coordinator Africa
Do you enjoy managing relationships with international institutional donors?
Use your skills and expertise to facilitate, coordinate and administer grants, contracts, agreements and reports.
Full-time position, based in the East Africa region.

A rare opportunity exists to join a well-respected and fast growing international development organisation – The Fred Hollows Foundation. 

Working across 21 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind.

An exciting new position, working across the East Africa region to monitor the program implementation and financial management of grants, for the purpose of complying with all program and funding guidelines of awarding organizations. 

In this role you will develop procedures for implementing a consistent grant application methodology and develop grant applications and related documents, including the formulation and implementation of compliance measures. 

You will build the capacity of staff in the East Africa region, and build effective working relationships with staff to ensure each project or program is meeting grant agreement conditions and expectations.
To be successful, you will have tertiary qualifications and knowledge of institutional donor requirements and grant coordination with experience in program management with international donors, e.g. DFID or USAID. 

You will have experience developing grant applications and possess the ability to identify and develop risk minimization strategies to ensure adherence to donor and grant requirements. 

You will have excellent written and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate professionally at all levels, across donors, partners, and management.
Critical to your success will be your positive and self-motivated approach, as well as organizational and time management skills to ensure you manage conflicting deadlines.
This role will be part of the Africa Regional team covering Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Rwanda.
The successful candidate will be based in any of the countries listed as long as they already have the right of residence/work in any of these countries.

Applications can be made via the online application form:

Please upload your resume and a 2-3 page cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962 in Sydney Australia.

Applications close:
 12th August 2015.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.

Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

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