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  • Posted: Jul 13, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
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    Kenya Community Development Foundation is a national foundation founded in 1997, to support communities to initiate and drive their own development agenda, by harnessing and growing their resources, as well as engaging with government and other development actors to secure their fundamental rights and services.
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    Programme Coordinator

    Overall Job Purpose:

    Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual to the position of Programme Coordinator. Reporting to the Programme Director, s/he will oversee the implementation of community led development projects in the areas of Livelihoods, Environment & Natural Resources Management and Advocacy. This position is based in Nairobi with frequent in-country travel.

    Full Job Description

    Key Qualifications Required:

    • A minimum of a University Degree in development studies or any other relevant area of specialization.
    • At least six years’ progressive experience in project/programme development and implementation of Livelihoods, ENRM and policy influencing initiatives targeting rural and urban communities.
    • Excellent proposal writing and fundraising skills with demonstrable success.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and be flexible, versatile and open minded in contributing to other relevant organizational goals and objectives.
    • Experience in organizational development, effective grant making,
      supporting/mentoring partner organizations, as well as experience in handling multidonor programming.
    • Deep exposure and experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and
      evaluation frameworks, as well as in resource mobilization and managing donor relations.
    • Strong leadership, and management skills and demonstrated experience in working and growing teams.
    • Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills.

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    Governance And Philanthropy Coordinator

    Overall Job Purpose:

    The job holder will play a leading role in advancing KCDF’s push for a vibrant, credible and sustainable civil society sector while promoting stronger community voices and agency in building responsive and accountable governance structures and processes at the national
    and county level.

    The successful candidate will work either directly or with other like-minded stakeholders in supporting an enabling policy and legal environment for CSO’s and communities to secure more equitable access to services for the poor and other excluded groups. The person will also leverage on different national, regional and global networks to learn, share and advocate KCDF’s collective agenda in promoting philanthropy while strengthening national
    and regional philanthropy infrastructure.

    Full Job Description

    Key Qualifications Required:

    • A minimum of a University Degree in development studies or any other relevant area of specialization.
    • At least six years’ progressive experience in governance/policy environment work, within a credible development organization.
    • Demonstrated experience in growing/developing a cross section of CSOs, including capacity enhancement processes of community-based organizations and networks.
    • Excellent analytical and policy articulation skills, communication, writing and public speaking skills.
    • Excellent proposal writing and fundraising skills with demonstrable success.
    • Strong leadership, team development and management skills.
    • Diplomatic, networking and influencing skills in support of effective collaboration and cooperation with multiple stakeholders.
    • Strong leadership & management skills and demonstrated experience in working and growing teams.

    Method of Application

    Applications by qualified candidates for the two positions should be submitted only by email jobs@kcdf.or.ke addressed to the Executive Director quoting the respective applied position. Attach your résumé and daytime contacts of three referees.

    The deadline for submission for both applications must be received not later than 27th July, 2020.

    KCDF is an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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