Resource Mobilization Officer Job in Kenya

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Resource Mobilization Officer Job in Kenya

Vacancy at the Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA)

Job Title: Resource Mobilization Officer

The Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) is a member organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).

KGGA is one of the largest and oldest girls only organization in Kenya.

KGGA operates through value based programmes and has a national membership of girls and young women representing every race, ethnicity, culture, class and religion in Kenya.

The Association is looking to fill the position of RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER who will be reporting to the National Executive Officer.

Job Objectives: This role is responsible for providing leadership in the resource mobilization strategy in response to the emerging opportunities and challenges.

Key Tasks:

The Resource Mobilization Officer responsible for the management of Association’s fundraising initiatives and overall oversight and coordination of donor engagement and all fundraising and proposal writing; building an increasingly, diversified network of resource partners including development partners, corporates, academia, philanthropists National and County Governments and foundations who share in the vision of the Association; create collaborations to meet the current and future needs of Kenya Girl Guides Association.


1. Develop and implement the Association’s Resource Mobilisation Strategy that includes securing new,
diverse and additional resources/funding for the Association. The strategy should respond to KGGA’s
funding needs.

2. Mobilizing financial and non-financial resources from private sectors entities, individuals and corporates.

3. Produce Resource Mobilisation Plans and Reports.

4. Achieve appealing proposals and concepts and effective communication with donor focal points.

5. Association’s focal point for resource mobilisation and sustainability activities.

6. Conduct and develop funding needs assessment for KGGA.

7. Develop a Resource Mobilization Manual that includes standard operating procedures and processes; and define the direction of resource acquisition and utilization.

8. Conducting research on potential donors/partners such as trusts, foundations, companies and high net
worth individuals. This includes proactively identifying funding opportunities, as soon as or ideally before
they become public knowledge and constantly scan the horizon, network and solicit donor intelligence and share information on donor profiles.

9. Draft appealing proposals and concepts to diverse sources, including development partners, corporates, academia, policy-makers, philanthropists, and foundations.

10. Monitor donor reporting and grant expenditure deadlines; responding to these deadlines while participating in the preparation of quality financial and narrative reports to donors

11. Work closely with the Finance team in development of appropriate budgets.

12. Developing, managing and updating Friends of Guiding databases to record their contacts and information.

13. Maintaining a network of corporate contacts and effectively managing and maximizing these relationships.

14. Develop and Strengthen Partnerships for Joint Proposal Writing especially with credible organizations.

15. Registering the Association with relevant Fund Raising Associations.

16. Manage al KGGA Centres for revenue collection.

17. Organize resource mobilization events.

18. Undertake other duties as your line manager should require in keeping with the responsibility of the post.

Qualifications and Experience

·  Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Business Communication, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field.

·  Minimum 2 years of demonstrated experience in developing fund-raising strategy and institutional resource mobilisation, understanding of the development sector and grants management. A proven track record of fundraising from major donors, corporate and foundations.

·  At least 5 years’ experience in NGO Sector.

·  Proven competence in written and spoken English, Good writing and editorial skills.

·  Proven skills in developing and writing successful funding proposals

·  Have high energy, confident presenter who is able to engage people and get them to commit funding/and or to partnering with FAWE.

·  Strong organizational and time management skills. Also, very strong networking skills and excellent
interpersonal relationship skills

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter illustrating your suitability for the positions together with a detailed CV to
vacancies@kgga.co.ke by 31st January 2023. Indicate RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER in the Subject
Line.

Late applications or hard copies will not be considered.

Please note: At no point in the entire recruitment process shall the candidate have to pay any money as a condition of engagement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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