Grant Application Officer job at WTS Energy
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Vacancy title:
Grant Application Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Accounting ]

Jobs at:

WTS Energy

Deadline of this Job:
15 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 09, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description
Our Client, a leading company involved in energy management solutions which include energy audits and energy management training is seeking to recruit a Grants Application Officer. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing a robust fundraising strategy to grow the companies’ impact and programs in the implementation of its 5-year strategic plan. He or she Must have a minimum of 5 years experience.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop and implement the institutional fundraising strategy.
• Build strong, effective networks and relationships with donors.
• Manage key institutional awards and grants including delivering all financial and technical reporting and close-out processes.
• Collaborate with management to develop high-quality funding proposals and deliver on grant accountabilities.

• Grow and sustain an institutional income in line with clean energy strategic plan.
• Develop high-quality funding applications including proposals, budgets, log frames, and theory of change in accordance with funder guidelines.
• Research, identify, and plan approaches to new institutional funding opportunities for the initiatives.
• Provide guidance and ensure understanding of any implications, risks, and opportunities of institutional funding applications/awards.
• Remain abreast of institutional donor trends in line with global development goals and share knowledge as appropriate across the organization.
• Represent Lean energy at networks and forums relevant to institutional funding and funders.
• Support other areas of fundraising as required in the development of effective fundraising proposals.

Grant Management
• Develop and guide grants implementation ensuring M&E systems and procedures for awarded grants are in place.
• Lead on institutional donor grant agreement/contract negotiations and compliance ensuring reporting requirements for all institutional donors are met and reports to partners meet set deadlines.
• Regularly update all key internal stakeholders on the terms and conditions of donor grant agreements/contracts, including key deadlines.
• Manage due diligence processes, facilitate donor audits and coordinate with the Head of Programmes on external evaluations.
• Collate and manage data for publication to the companies learning system.
• Implement the donor management system ensuring all donor contacts, engagements, and deliberations are recorded and tracked towards meeting programme needs.
• Other duties will be assigned by the management.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
• A bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Business, Communications or any other related fields.
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in institutional fundraising, grants acquisition, and management in a complex multi-country NGO with demonstrable experience in raising 5 to 6-figure incomes from multi-lateral, bilateral, trusts, foundations, and the private sector.
• Well-informed on the latest trends in the grants sector with specially honed skills in proposal development and grants monitoring systems.
• Strong interpersonal and networking skills to work across a complex organization structure.
• A results-orientated leader with the ability to handle tight deadlines, and an intensive
• Workload and manage multiple conflicting organizational, donor, and other stakeholder demands.
• Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
• Demonstrate leadership and team-building ability.
• Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 09-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-09-2065
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