KCB Foundation Partnerships Manager Job in Kenya

KCB Foundation
Partnerships Manager

The Position: Reporting to the Head of Project, the jobholder is responsible for effective and continued fundraising to augment emerging gaps in the projects for sustainability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop strategies to expand funding and support from current partnerships and explore successful pitches in the various project sectors and deliver agreed fundraising activities.
  • Maintain an external orientation and a high tempo of external contact with prospective and current partners.
  • Ensure the effective management of relationships between KCB Foundation and partners.
  • Continuously review and develop the relationship management strategy through industry research and understanding of trends.
  • Work with the Head of Project and the Communications Officer to develop partnership management and reporting structures for effective partnership communications & management.
  • Develop and refine reporting to partners that maintains quality relationships.
  • Provide proactive support, information, advice, leadership support and guidance to staff and external partners/providers in relation to fundraising.
  • Manage multiple priorities and work as an effective, willing and contributing member of a small team.
  • Attend and participate in events, conferences, workshops and meetings that are relevant to KCB Foundation’s fundraising strategy.
The Person

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • University Degree preferably in Business/ Marketing or any other relevant field. Master’s Degree and/or Professional qualifications in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least 6 years’ experience in fund raising.
  • Experience in managing a portfolio of agricultural chain programs in a team management role.
  • Experience in managing a portfolio in the corporate sector in a business development space.
  • Experience with building and managing strong client and stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience with program planning management and monitoring
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish new client relationships and generate new business.
  • Should have excellent, influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to positively and clearly communicate with a variety of constituents.
The above positions are demanding roles which the Bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.

To be considered your application must be received by 22nd July, 2016

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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