Partnership Lead - Coalition of Implementers for Fertilizer and Soil Health job at International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
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Vacancy title:
Partnership Lead - Coalition of Implementers for Fertilizer and Soil Health

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Agricultural Services & Products ]

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International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 24 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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We provide solutions to alleviate global hunger and poverty through the promotion of economic development and self-sufficiency.

Position Summary
• The Partnership Lead will play a pivotal role in developing and managing strategic partnerships to support the coalition’s mission. This role requires a dynamic and results-oriented individual with a strong background in agriculture, soil health, and fertilizer use, as well as experience in coalition building and stakeholder engagement.

Partnership Development:
• Identify and engage potential partners across government, private sector, academia, and non-profit organizations.
• Develop and implement partnership strategies to advance the coalition’s goals.
• Foster and maintain strong relationships with existing partners.

Stakeholder Engagement:
• Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among coalition members.
• Organize and lead stakeholder meetings, workshops, and events.
• Ensure all partners are aligned with the coalition’s objectives and activities.

Resource Mobilization:
• Identify funding opportunities and secure financial and in-kind resources to support coalition initiatives.
• Prepare grant proposals, reports, and other documentation required by funders.
• Manage budgets and track financial contributions from partners.

Program Management:
• Oversee the implementation of partnership projects and initiatives (in collaboration with the Technical Lead).
• Monitor and evaluate the impact of partnership activities.
• Provide regular updates and reports to the coalition leadership and partners.

• Represent the coalition at conferences, forums, and other public events.
• Advocate for policies and practices that support sustainable fertilizer use and soil health improvement.

Required Skills
• Master’s degree in agriculture, environmental science, business, or a related field.
• At least 7 years of experience in partnership development, stakeholder engagement, or a related field.
• Strong understanding of issues related to fertilizer use, soil health, and sustainable agriculture.
• Proven track record of successfully managing partnerships and securing funding.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-national/multi-cultural team.
• Proficiency in project management and using relevant software tools.
• Fluency in English and French would be preferred.
• Willingness to travel as required.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Environment, Forestry and Agriculture jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, July 24 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 10-07-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-07-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-07-2067
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