Head of Strategic Partnerships & Grants job at Light for the World
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Vacancy title:
Head of Strategic Partnerships & Grants

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Light for the World

Deadline of this Job:
04 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Your tasks
• You develop and drive our strategy on restricted programme funding, including acquisition and grant management, through strong collaboration and alignment with our country offices and other teams.
• You develop and foster strategic partnerships with international institutions, foundations, like-minded organizations etc. and strengthen our reputation as an expert development organization and trustworthy partner.
• You ensure the efficiency of the acquisition and implementation of restricted programme funding, leverage best practice and work on process improvement in this area.
• You are responsible for activity and financial planning, budgets as well as reporting for the Strategic Partnerships and Grants unit.
• You steer through setting targets and priorities for your area and you advise the International Director on strategic measures related to programme funding.
• You lead three team leaders through coaching and mentoring.
• You enable their professional growth, performance and efficiency and support them whenever necessary. You represent Light for the World at relevant meetings and conferences.

Your profile
• You bring several years of leadership experience (min. 5 years), ideally you have managed leaders and have experience with leading teams remotely.
• You have experience in developing partnerships, resource mobilization, business development, handling investments or similar areas, ideally in the INGO sector.
• You lead by example, enjoy empowering others and are a solution oriented, reflected and proactive person who shares our organizational values of respect, accountability, inclusion and learning.
• You bring excellent English skills, other languages, e.g. French, German or Portuguese are an asset.
• You bring good knowledge of Excel and accurate working with financial figures.
• You are passionate about inclusive development cooperation, Light for the World‘s mandate area and are eager and willing to broaden your knowledge in related topics.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Deadline for applications is 4 January 2023. To apply for this position, upload your CV and motivational letter via our online application tool.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 04 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 14-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-12-2066
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