Saferworld Funding Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Funding Officer, Nairobi
Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. 
We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others.

We receive funding from a range of donors including governments, the European Commission, and charitable trusts. 


The regional funding team is responsible for managing fundraising activities for Kenya, Somalia/land, Uganda and South Sudan. 
The Funding Officer, based in Nairobi, will support the development and implementation of Saferworld’s regional fundraising strategy with specific reference to:
  • Maintaining databases on current contracts, relationships with donors, as well as performance on proposal and report submissions.
  • Supporting the preparation of proposals and donor reports.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of two year’s relevant experience with a good understanding of the fundraising environment and the principles of fundraising.
S/he will also have a good understanding of international development issues coupled with excellent analytical skills with the ability to combine donor requirements with programmatic and financial information.

The deadline for applications is 12 May 2016

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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