Key job function:
Based in Nairobi-Kenya, S/He will report to the Africa Regional Director, provide overall leadership and strategic direction for Kenya Country Program/Office, supervise direct reporting staff, lead in the management of Country Office Resources, oversee implementation of planned Country Office programs/projects in line with IIRR’s global strategy, fund raise to secure long term commitments with on-going/new funding partners and lead in efforts to respond to Requests for Applications (RFA), Calls for Proposals/Concepts, and other funding opportunities, and hence must have strong and competitive project design and proposals development skills. S/He will provide the link with the Africa Region and Headquarters (President/Board) and external donors and also establish and maintain collaborative relationships with host country government, other non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and representatives of bilateral and multilateral donors.
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Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
Interested candidates who meet the above job requirements may send an application letter quoting salary expectations and a CV summarized to 4 pages, including contact information of 3 referees (telephone, email) of persons who served as supervisors in the past 3 organizations by close of business on 22nd November 2019 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
IIRR is an equal opportunity employer and will respond to short-listed candidates only. All applications should be submitted electronically.
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