NAID Programme Officers, and Resource Mobilizer Jobs in Kenya

Northern Aid (NAID) is a Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to articulating, protecting and promoting the course of minorities, the needy, the disadvantaged communities and the elimination of all forms of discrimination and abuses. 
NAID is a national organization that values its grassroots origin and initiatives. It aims at mobilizing resources and political goodwill to support initiatives that will address problems which afflict the marginalized. 
NAID engages its beneficiaries and partners on a rights-based pro-poor approaches and strives to link relief efforts to long term development plans.

Due to expansion of its programs the following vacancies have arisen:

Programme Officers – 3 Positions

(Livelihood, Governance and Wash Programmes)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall responsibility for planning, coordination, execution, monitoring, control, and evaluation (internal and external) of the respective programs
  • Direct, supervise and manage the programmes from beginning to end
  • Facilite program review meetings with partners, and Northern Aid as per plans
  • Organize program activities, workshops, meetings, stakeholders meetings, beneficiaries’ trainings, etc
  • Prepare internal monthly, annual reports and other periodic reports
  • Prepare and submit donor progress reports in accordance with contracts
  • Conceptualise, design and develop proposals and negotiate with development partners
Qualifications and experience:

Candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:
  • University degree from a recognized institution or its equivalent in a discipline that has relevance to: Community Development or Social Sciences. Masters Degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 4 years experience two (2) of which is in governance, livelihood, and/or WASH programmes
  • Ability to work effectively without supervision, communicate clearly and be a team player
  • Good knowledge of working with marginalised communities and proven experience of in-depth analytical skills of community empowerment programs will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in advocacy and campaigns on good governance
Resource Mobilizer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage a partnership strategy that optimizes relationship with partners
  • Responsible for the submission of reports to partners in accordance to agreed terms
  • Identify, research, build and maintain satisfactory relationships with partners at the national, regional and international levels
  • Establish and oversee a structure that monitors partnership relationships
  • Develop a fundraising and partnership plan and be responsible for the overall implementations of this plan
  • Develop and maintain a donor data base
  • Develop and establish standards for proposal writing and concept notes
  • Prepare reports and analysis setting forth progress, trends and appropriate recommendations to the management
Qualifications and experience:

Candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:
  • A bachelors degree in Commerce or Communication with specialization in markerting and/or fundraising from a recognized university
  • A masters degree and post graduate qualification in commerce/communication/marketing or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 4 years experience with a reputable organisation in fundraising will be essential
  • A proven productive experience in fundraising with non-governmental organizations with international exposure and good portfolio of local and international fundraising contacts or associates will be a definate advantage
  • Strong leadership and management skill needed
Interested applicants should forward their CV, testimonials, including their qualifications and relevant experience and motivational letter as to why they qualify for this positions, with three professional referees by Email to:

anab@northernaid.org before C.O.B 30th, November 2012


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