Caritas Nairobi is the social development arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi mandated to coordinate social economic interventions in Nairobi and Kiambu Counties. We are hiring a monitoring and evaluation officer, joining our team of dedicated and qualified professionals as soon as possible. The job description is as follows;
Resource Mobilization Officer
Commencement of Duty:
Caritas Nairobi Office.
Duration of Contract:
1 year renewable
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To take the lead in identifying funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with the supervisor.
To assist with funding proposal writing processes. This involves writing project and budget plan proposals and coordinating with the MEAL department and program coordinators.
To assist in developing a 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.
To assist in mobilizing financial and non-financial resources from private sectors entities, individuals and corporate agencies.
To coordinate processing of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and ensure effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors and grant renewal proposals.
To monitor donor reporting and grant expenditure deadlines; responding to these deadlines while participating in the preparation of quality financial and narrative reports to donors.
To contribute to the production of the Caritas Nairobi Newsletter and distribution to donors particularly highlighting funds generated and resources mobilized.
To ensure that fundraising and resource mobilization information are up to date on the Caritas Nairobi website and other related social media platforms.
Together with the Communication Officer coordinates and updates the Caritas Nairobi Family Networks on Caritas Nairobi programs, fundraising goals and activities.
To undertake all other relevant activities as and when assigned by the M&E Coordinator
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent Time Management
Attention to detail
Ability to creatively solve problems
Excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written
Good analytical skills in developing and implementing resource mobilization strategies
Ability to work effectively in teams
Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate deliverables/outcomes.
Initiative taker, self-motivation and a commitment to continuously work results oriented
Negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
Good understanding of reporting processes.
Computer literacy and ability to effectively use a variety of software particularly Excel.
Bachelor’s degree in development studies, sociology, project management, Sustainable Human Development. Knowledge and experience of Media relations and communication will be an added advantage.
At least 3 years’ experience in resource mobilization, business development or humanitarian development sector.
How to Apply;
Written applications including Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae indicating position applied for with day-time contact phone number(s) of three references.
The application should reach the Administrator by not later than 13th August, 2021 on E-mail: email@example.com and a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org