Kenya: Grant Coordinator

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Organization: Finn Church Aid
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 20 Apr 2018

Oversee the development and marketing of Eastern African proposals by ensuring that project documents are secure, timely and comply with FCA and donor standards.

Works closely with country director, program coordinators, thematic specialists, GG and finance teams to develop timely, high-quality, and competitive projects proposals and presents proposals to donors.

Works with Eastern African teams to create clear, succinct narrative and financial documents that suggest a course of action or idea to donors.

Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategic meetings.

Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, reviewing, and approval.

Competence and Personal Requirements:

Master’s Degree or equivalent.

Understanding of human rights-based approach and other development and humanitarian work related national and international policies, strategies, UN conventions and international laws.

Over 5 years of working experience in development cooperation and humanitarian assistance programs within an international environment.

Demonstrated experience in programmatic development leading to funded programmes and growing portfolios.

Strong conceptual and analytical skills and demonstrated organizational, management and fundraising skills.

Knowledge and experience of cooperation with governmental and non-governmental agencies in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian assistance.

Conversant in project cycle management, project planning, fundraising and knowledge management.

Knowledge of Eastern Africa context.

Knowledge of FCA’s strategic themes (Quality Education, Livelihoods, Peace).

Ability to work independently under pressure in an organized and responsive manner.

Ability to identify donor intelligence for appropriate timely action.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their motivation letter and CV to**recruitment.esaro@kua.fi** by COB 20th April, 2018. This is a fixed term position to 31st December, 2019

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