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15 May 2017

Program Development Coordinator Job in Kenya - Save the Children

The Program Development Coordinator will work with the Head of Program Development to proactively seek out and disseminate information on new funding opportunities; cultivate excellent relationships with donor agencies, partners and SC Members; and coordinate the development of both
humanitarian as well as large-scale, complex funding proposals in order to maintain and increase the country offices funding portfolio.

Contract Duration: 12 months

Location: Nairobi, with some travel to the field (Somalia)

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in an area of international studies, social development or equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive work experience in fundraising environment
  • Substantial and proven experience of coordinating the development of/writing winning proposals with key institutional donors (including DFID, ECHO, European Commission, NORAD)
  • Excellent writing/editing skills and budget development skills, with high attention to detail
  • Highly developed interpersonal, presentation and communication skills to work effectively with other team members/departments, as well as influence, inform and negotiate with partners and donors
  • Sound personal organisational skills, including time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-tasking, prioritisation of tasks, and working under pressure
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, have confidence, take initiative and be a self-motivated, enthusiastic team player as well as individual contributor
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children Internationals aims, values and principles
  • Information Communication Technology literate

How to Apply
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Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Friday 26 May 2017
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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