Monday, 23 January 2012

OxfamGB Kenya Programme Funding Coordinator Job - Nairobi, Kenya

Funding Coordinator

National Plus Level C2

Salary: GBP20,619 – GBP27,642 net per annum and other substantial benefits

Fixed Term 2 years – Accompanied post based in Nairobi; Kenya

Who we are

Oxfam’s Kenya Programme is a complex programme that incorporates both rapid and slow onset emergencies as well as longer term development and policy work.

Oxfam Kenya applies a one programme approach which means it has multiple activities that support a holistic approach to humanitarian, development and advocacy for long lasting change in poverty reduction.

Oxfam in Kenya works principally in Turkana, Dadaab and Wajir, the Nairobi informal settlements and on national level advocacy and coordination issues in multi stakeholder fora.

This post will work closely with all programmes and is based in Nairobi with limited travel to field programme sites.

He/ she will report to the Business Support Manager and works in close coordination with the Regional Funding Team in HECA.

We require a highly experienced Funding Coordinator for Oxfam GB Kenya programme to deliver successfully on the country strategy

The Role

This role will lead on the planning, coordination, securing and management of restricted income to enable Oxfam in Kenya to deliver on the country strategy (Joint Country & Analysis Strategy - JCAS).

The role provides expertise on managing our resource base and relationships with key institutional donors.

The post holder will strengthen the capacity of relevant staff across the country in the planning, securing and managing of restricted funds. It will also involve in resolving diverse and sometimes complex problems with impact in funding area and recommending changes to processes, collect information from a wide range of well-defined sources.

Person specification

To be successful in this role, you will have significant experience-based skills in planning, securing and managing funds from institutional donors such as EU, ECHO, DFID, OFDA, and UN agencies and sound understanding of institutional and government donors, funding policies and NGO programming in emergencies and/or development environments.

It is essential to have strong technical knowledge of donor funding proposals and log frames in thematic area.

Experience of capacity building in relation to fundraising or programme development is essential.

You will be self-motivated, target driven and an entrepreneurial approach to exploiting fundraising opportunities.

You will be required to have excellent communication and team working skills.

To apply

If you believe you fit the profile, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post and including daytime telephone contacts and two referees, preferably your current line managers to or apply online at using Ref: INT5055

Applications deadline is 5th February 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization


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