9 Mar 2017

FIDA Grants Officer Job in Kenya

FIDA Kenya is an organization that is committed to a society that respects and upholds women’s rights, and is looking for a dynamic, innovative and experienced individual to fill the following post of GRANTS OFFICER

FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a Grants Officer to be based in the Nairobi Office.


  • Prepare, review and submit funding concepts and proposals in consultation with staff and partners
  • Undertake due diligence assessments of potential grantors including collating of grants documentation and develop and maintain a donor base
  • Apply grantors policy in programs and administrative activities and support compliance to donor obligations and policy requirements
  • Ensure effective coordination of donor approaches across the organization
  • Coordinate grant inception meetings
  • Collaborate with management to review the organization resource mobilization strategy and constantly update the resource mobilization matrix that is, track and monitor grant concepts and proposals submitted.
  • Advice on developing relationships with strategic partners, NGOs, government agencies, companies, foundations and other organizations and individuals to create collaborations that will raise profile with potential donors or create partnerships in fundraising.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences/ Project Management or a related field
  • At least THREE YEARS relevant experience in project management, networking, donor relations and developing/writing project proposals
  • Experience with Monitoring & Evaluation systems in NGO context
  • Professional certification in grants and member of a professional body
  • Experience in proposal writing and resource mobilization strategies
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and highly organized and able to multitask.

How to Apply
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their applications along with an Updated Curriculum Vitae, including three referees one of whom must be a former Supervisor, also stating expected salary, and daytime  contact, addressed to the undersigned to be received by 5.00 pm on 24th March 2017.

Only email applications will be considered. Only successful candidates will be contacted. FIDA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

The Executive Director
FIDA Kenya
Amboseli road, off Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 46324-00100

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