Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust March 2024 Recruitment

Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust Is Hiring an Advisor

Head of Fundraising and Partnerships

Job type: Job
Job category: Donor Relations/Grants Management
Hiring Organization: Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT)
Education level: Postgraduate Degree
Experience: 7+ years in International Non-Profit industry and 5 years in management
Deadline: March 29, 2024
Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is a development organization established in 2002 by the Government of Kenya and later supported by the Royal Danish Embassy in Kenya. MESPT aims to grow smallholder farmers and Agri SMEs to increase productivity, incomes, and competitiveness for job creation, especially for youth and women, through capacity building and provision of financial and business development services.

Vacant Position

MESPT is seeking a highly committed, results-oriented professional to fill the position of Head of Fundraising and Partnerships. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and implementation of the Resource Mobilization strategy and grow MESPT’s revenue, profile, and influence.

Job Purpose

The Head of Fundraising and Partnerships will lead all fundraising efforts, identify and secure funding opportunities, and engage strategic stakeholders to support MESPT’s strategic goals. The position will report to the Chief Executive Officer and be based in Nairobi, Westlands.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of the Resource Mobilization strategy.
  • Secure new business by bringing in diverse donors to MESPT.
  • Lead discussions on strategy and secure new funding opportunities.
  • Identify and pursue strategic opportunities to engage and partner with key stakeholders.
  • Raise awareness about MESPT and represent the organization at donor events and global meetings.

Key Relationships


  • The Board of Trustees
  • Programme Managers
  • Finance team
  • Human Resource officer
  • ICT Team
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  • Internal & External Auditors
  • Implementing partners
  • Donors
  • County and Government Officials
  • Stakeholders

Qualifications/Other Requirements

  • Postgraduate Degree
  • 7+ years of experience in identifying and securing funding from major Bi/Multilateral donors
  • Strong organizational, communication, and networking skills
  • Ability to work well in a multicultural environment and across departments

How to Apply

Qualified and interested applicants should send their application letters and detailed CV to jobs@mespt.org, quoting Job Title in the subject line “HEAD OF FUNDRAISING AND PARTNERSHIPS”. Deadline for applications is March 29, 2024, at 5.00 pm EAT. MESPT is an equal opportunity employer committed to Gender Equity and Diversity. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust March 2024 Recruitment

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