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Programme Officer

Fundraising and project management

$ 45,000.00 monthly Nairobi, Nairobi Area More than 30 days

Conservation NGO In Kenya- Youth and Women

  • Description

  • We are looking for a Programme Officer Programme Officer- Fundraising and project management. The ideal candidate should be a team player and able to work independently who will play a critical role in implementing projects in relation to conservation advocacy targeted at women and youth in Africa through a digital and various social media platforms among other responsibilities as listed below:-

    Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Identify, Manage, support and develop imaginative fundraising activities, some of which will be events-based
    • Maintaining the fundraising database and documents
    • Contribute updates of fundraising events and activities for quarterly Newsletters
    • Manage, support and develop imaginative fundraising activities, some of which will be events-based
    • Contribute to bid writing for grant/trust applications
    • Inspire new supporters to raise money, while maintaining and developing relationships with existing supporters deliver presentations to interested groups and to attend events
    • Develop and broaden corporate support
    • Develop and coordinate web-based fundraising including social media
    • Develop budgets for the programs in liaison with the Executive Director.
    • Foster and nurture partnerships with other conservation organizations and various stakeholder.
    • Submit weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to the Programme Manager/ Executive Director after each program activity.
    • Prepare a performance-based analysis for programme and project activities bi-monthly for first 3 months of programme life cycle.
    • Liaise with project partners and stakeholders to maintain essential relationships with oversight by the ED/Supervisor.
    • Deepen relationships with institutional donors; oversee Corporates, Trust and Foundations and facilitate linkages between local, country program and international fundraising teams and Funding Affiliates to deliver on strategic objectives of resource generation and donor relations

    Expertise Advisory
    • Stay up to date with the latest events in the conservation sphere both locally and globally
    • Ability to manage own time and workload
    • Ability to set and work to goals and targets
    • A flexible and strategic mindset
    • Ability to network
    • Ability to work with a wide range of people including volunteers
    • Good communication skills (flexible, clear, concise) and an ability to promote the organization in the community
    • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • A basic understanding of gender and youth issues.
    • An understanding and passion for conservation.
    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in project management, conservation, environment or related field- Experience of at least 2 years in a similar position with a proven track record. Any related qualifications and experience and proven capacity shall be considered if the candidate does not hold a degree.
    • Diploma or Certificate programmes in project management, fundraising or related fields shall be considered.

    • Minimum 1 years’ project management/fundraising experience including planning and managing in an NGO setting.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Language(s): English
  • Knowledge: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Project management, Performance optimisation, Networking
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: No
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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