Chief Fundraising and Partnerships Officer  Job at Northern Rangelands Trust

Northern Rangelands Trust

Chief Fundraising and Partnerships Officer  Job at Northern Rangelands Trust,

Chief Fundraising and Partnerships Officer  Job at Northern Rangelands Trust

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The Northern Rangelands Trust is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting 33 community conservancies across northern Kenya. Its mission is to develop resilient community conservancies, which transform lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

Chief Fundraising and Partnerships Officer

Key roles/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee diversification of current donor base and stewardship of existing donors through increased grants capacity & tools for NRT & CCYs.
  • Oversee the management of a portfolio of bilateral, multi-lateral donors & private/corporate donors for NRT & CCYs.
  • Oversee development of increased funding support from County & National Government for NRT & CCYs.
  • Oversee support of CCYs to develop own capacities for fundraising by providing guidelines, frameworks & technical support.
  • Oversee compliance with all regulations, generally accepted accounting practices, contractual & external requirements (donor/legal/IRS) as well as NRT policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the structuring & capitalization of the NRT Conservation Trust Fund.

Non-monetary partnerships:

  • Grow non-monetary partnership base through strong relationship management, on all levels of the organization.

Communications & external engagement:

  • Oversee the coordination of effective communications resource sharing with finance & operations as well as programs departments.
  • Oversee the provision of guidelines for external communications to all departments and support of external engagement (PR, comms).
  • Oversee and attend leadership engagement & stakeholder convening with donors, government & partners.
  • Oversee that the communication material support the donor acquisition agenda.
  • Oversee the maintenance and updating of a strategic annual communications schedule.

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning:

  • Oversee the consolidation of ME&L reports from all projects to strategically highlight key outcomes for donors/partners incl. annual lessons updates case studies, impact assessment & outcome harvesting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Management, Business Administration, Project Management or other relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, MSC or any other relevant area.
  • Possession of any relevant professional course and membership to a Professional Body will be an added advantage

Experience required:

  • At least 10 years relevant experience 5 of which should be at senior Management level.
  • Experience working with multiple different stakeholders on complex long-term projects.
  • Experience in identifying need for external thought leadership and guidance; outlining approaches; and aligning stakeholders.
  • Prior experience of developing and maintaining a strong network with senior institutional and private donors.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Northern Rangelands Trust on to apply