Resource Mobilization Officer Job in Kenya

Position: Resource Mobilization Officer


Job Description

AATF wants to strengthen its Resource
Mobilization (RM) efforts and is looking for a RM officer especially with
agriculture proposal writing background to join the team.The officer will be
required to contribute to the proposal development process that assures AATF is
producing competitive and high quality proposals. This role will provide
general document editing across the foundation. This is a national professional
position.

Responsibilities

Proposal Writing for grant opportunities and  consultancy
opportunities

  • Coordinate proposal writing processes with
    input from technical teams

  • Draft proposals with input from technical
    department ensuring donor compliance

  • Advise proposal teams on donor requirements

  • Review and edit proposal documents

  • Monitor partner/donor reporting and grant
    expenditure deadlines; coordinate with the Director Resource Mobilization
    and Program Heads in responding to these deadlines while facilitating and
    participating in the preparation of quality financial and narrative
    reports to donors.

  • Assist in developing a fund generation and
    resource mobilization work plan and constantly follow-up the
    implementation of the plan.

  • This involves designing and writing materials
    for communications with different prospective donors and agencies

  • Support in identifying funding opportunities,
    listing them and sharing the information with the Director, Resource
    Mobilization and Project Managers

AATF Consultancy Arm administrator

  • Coordinate activities of the Consultancy
    Service;

  • Market the Consultancy Service;

  • Supervise, along with AATF Program Mangers,
    the outsourced consultants;

  • Take Minutes at Consultancy Service Advisory
    Committee (CSAC) Meetings as well as any perform any administrative duties
    required for CSAC Meetings.

Internal RM Coordination and External Monitoring

  • Coordinate with RM Champions and any liaisons
    persons in different countries

  • Track and document proposal submissions,
    status and success rates and lessons learnt

  • Develop status reports

  • Assist in preparing power point presentations
    for donors and strategic partners

  • Monitor key donor updates and opportunities

Communication/Document editing

  • Provide editing, typesetting proof-reading and
    related publication production services for the Foundation
    (print/Internet) ensuring maintenance of AATF style guide and brand. This
    includes board reports, press releases, publications

  • Contribute to the conceptualisation of design
    of AATF publications and other awareness material

  • Support design, selection of visual materials
    and acquisition of photographs

Qualifications

  • Excellent skills and experience of proposal
    writing in the agricultural sector

  • Consultancy experience the agricultural sector

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in editing

  • Experience in fundraising processes and donor
    relations

  • Experience in writing, publishing and
    disseminating communication material

  • Excellent communication and coordination
    skills

  • Ability to use information technology
    effectively as a tool and resource as well as excellent skills in working
    with the Microsoft office package

  • Ability to plan and prioritize work activities
    to meet organizational goals

  • Show initiative, be able to work effectively
    under pressure and independently and within a team

  • Multi country and/or regional experience
    (Africa)

  • Proposal budgeting experience.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Ability to work effectively in complex team
    structure

  • Initiative taker, self-motivation and a
    commitment to continuously work results oriented

  • Agricultural Science knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of French is an added advantage

  • Master’s degree in Communications, Business
    Administration, Marketing, International Development or related field from
    a recognised university.

  • At least 5 years of successful and diverse
    experience in Agricultural proposal development and donor relations for
    different countries in Africa.  At least 3 years consultancy
    experience in the Agricultural field. Additional experience of general
    communication and editing is an advantage

  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
    Knowledge of French is an advantage

How to apply

Qualified candidates are invited to log
in to our website to obtain application details and to send their applications
on or before 18 May 2020 to [email protected]. Applicants
must clearly indicate on the email
subject Resource Mobilisation
Officer. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 AATF is an equal opportunity employer;
committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages
qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds
and any other diversity groups to apply and become a part of our organization.
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