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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2024
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    Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya - incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 - and all KCB's regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It als...
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    Head, Fundraising



    Program Development: 

    • Lead efforts to identify and prioritize high-impact programs and initiatives that align with KCBF’s strategic objectives. 
    • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop compelling funding proposals and articulate the potential impact of proposed projects.

    Donor Cultivation and Stewardship: 

    • Identify and cultivate relationships with individual donors, major gift prospects, corporations, foundations, and other potential funding sources. 
    • Engage donors through personalized communications, meetings, events, and stewardship activities to deepen their commitment to KCB Foundation. 
    • Maintain an informatics system that monitors and updates on the funding and opportunity pipeline, and lead pipeline and information management to drive informed decisions on future opportunities.

    Fundraising Campaigns: 

    • Lead the planning, execution, and evaluation of fundraising campaigns, including annual appeals, major gift drives, capital campaigns, and special events.
    • Collaborate with marketing and communications teams to develop compelling messaging and materials that inspire donor engagement and support.

    Grant Writing and Management: 

    • Oversee the grant writing process, working closely with Director Foundation, Head of Programs, program managers, grants writer, and other staff to develop competitive grant proposals. 
    • Ensure alignment between grant opportunities and programmatic goals and manage grant reporting requirements to maintain funder compliance.

    Strategic Planning:

    • Develop and implement regional fundraising strategies aligned with Foundation’s goals and priorities.
    • Identify new fundraising opportunities, trends, and emerging donor interests within the region.
    • Scope and identify opportunities for funding, Coordination of efforts and knowledge management aimed at winning new business.
    • Conduct regular assessments and analyses of fundraising performance, trends, and effectiveness.

    Team Leadership and Capacity Building:

    • Provide leadership in institutional resource mobilization and fund raising across KCB Foundation, regional offices including subsidiaries.
    • Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and excellence within the fundraising department.
    • Identify training and professional development opportunities to enhance fundraising skills and competencies.
    • Support programs and business units to develop and implement resource mobilization strategies.
    • Provide technical training and capacity building to countries, staff and project implementation teams on resource mobilization, intelligence gathering, proposal writing to develop high quality proposals.
    • Liaise with partnerships and policy and advocacy teams, working together to engage critical stakeholders and generate leads for new/enhanced program funding. 

    Compliance and Reporting:

    • Review proposals and pitch materials for compliance and soundness with donor requirements as well as adherence to KCB Foundation and Group policies and procedures.
    • Ensure compliance with relevant fundraising regulations, policies, and best practices within the region.
    • Prepare accurate and timely reports on fundraising activities, progress, and outcomes for internal and external stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with finance and administrative teams to track fundraising revenues, expenses, and budget allocations.


    • Cultivate relationships with strategic funders, donors, and other stakeholders to enhance the organization's visibility and funding opportunities. 
    • Attend meetings, conferences, and networking events to promote the organization's work and identify potential funding prospects.
    • Promote the work of KCB Foundation through in person and written engagements to external stakeholders including donors, public sector and other relevant stakeholders.


    • Program development with external and internal stakeholders.
    • Proposal development and submission 
    • Fundraising campaign development and implementation
    • External representation 
    • Donor engagements

    Academic & Professional


    Bachelor’s Degree Any RQ

    Professional Qualifications

    • Fundraising/resource mobilization/ program implementation AA 
    • Masters Degree Business Administration(MBA) /Marketing/Related Field/ Project Management/ Social Sciences/ CommunicationAA 


    Total Minimum No of Years Experience Required

    8 years

    DetailMinimum No of YearsNeed Type[2]

    • Donor Fundraising 8ES
    • Track record of raising at least Ksh 1B annually 3DE
    • Proposal, concept note and idea note development and preparation 8ES
    • Programme development  5ES
    • Partnership management 4ES
    • Research 3DE
    • Monitoring & evaluation 2DE

    Method of Application

    Apply Before: 11/04/2024, 21:59

    Interested and qualified? Go to KCB Bank Kenya on to apply

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