Resource Mobilization Officer Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

The Incumbent will deliver a full range of resource mobilization services to ensure optimal funding of projects and administrative activities in facilitating the effective functioning of the University.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Implementation of policies and procedures governing University Resource Mobilization.
  •  Implementation of University Resource mobilization strategies taking into account short- and long-term funding needs of the University.
  •  Initiate and participate in efforts to mobilize and build a sustainable funding base for the University.
  •  Support implementation of resource mobilization strategies by managing relationships with donors and other stakeholders.
  •  Identifying and mapping potential donors and conducting periodic reviews of donor portfolio.
  •  Steward assigned donors in alignment with Resource mobilization stewardship policies and protocols.
  •  Develop a resource mobilization plan based on existing and potential donors and fundraising mechanisms.

  •  Manage the overall and day-to-day activities related to mobilization of resources, monitoring and tracking funding needs and gaps.
  •  Develop specific project proposals in compliance with both the University and donor requirements.
  •  Research the interests and application requirements of the main donors and other sources of funding to the country. Provide technical advice to the executive director on prospective opportunities.
  •  Identify and partner with main charitable donors in the country.
  •  Establish and manage a network of donor contacts, track proposals submitted, funds.

Knowledge & Skills

  •  Master’s degree in a business related field, with proven evidence of resource mobilization success
  •  A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
  •  Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University, alumni, other constituents and the public.
  •  Demonstrate ability to strategize, implement and build programmes and activities that target fundraising.
  •  Five years’ Experience in Resource mobilization.
  •  Demonstrate strong writing, planning and organizational skills.
  •  Flexibility and initiative as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
  •  Be of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
  •  Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to details and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  •  Computer applications: – MS Word, MS Power point, MS Excel (Spreadsheet)

How To Apply

Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements below should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address, daytime telephone contact, name and address of three referees. The applications should reach the undersigned not later than 28th March 2024.The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

The Management University of Africa
P. O. Box 29677 – 00100, NAIROBI