Job Details:

To increase funding of Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) from different of sources, provide technical assistance in resource mobilization to National Chapters and build lasting and beneficial partnership for FAWE.

Expected Results to support achievement of results within the 2008-2012 Strategic Plan

Partnerships
  • Existing partnerships strengthened to significantly increase support for FAWE’s activities
  • Scope of existing partnerships expanded into more areas of collaboration
  • Establishment of FAWE in regional African and international bodies such as the AU and the Regional Economic Committees (RECs)
  • New partnerships developed and implemented
  • FAWE’s leadership position in promoting girls’ education in Africa, strengthened through activities with partners
Resource Mobilization
  • Develop relationships with the philanthropist community, foundations, individuals, corporate, bilateral and multilateral donors, and governmental donors as viable revenue pipelines for FAWE
  • Develop and implement new resource mobilization/funding strategy
  • New donors enlisted into Donor’s Consortium and increased donor funding
  • Funding sources diversified to reduce dependency risk
Key Responsibilities

Partnerships
  • Manage a partnership strategy that optimizes relationships with partners that are key to advancing FAWE’s Strategic Plan
  • Develop a strategy and advice the EC and GA on the methodology and benefits of having FAWE representation in regional and international bodies such as CSOs and the RECs
  • Provide technical support to National Chapters to develop country-specific partnership strategies and to expand their capacity to participate effectively in partnerships
  • Responsible for the submission of reports to partners in accordance to the agreed terms between FAWE and the partner
  • Identify, research, build and maintain satisfactory relationships with partners at the regional and international levels
  • Represent FAWE in both external and internal partnership meetings and forums
  • Collaborate with the Communications Unit to develop marketing and communications materials of FAWE to prospective partners
  • Ensure that the engagement of partners maximizes funding and impact potential for FAWE and that FAWE staff follow/implement these partnership strategy
  • Establish and oversee a structure that monitors partnership relationships (e.g. reviews, MOUs, etc)
Resource Mobilization
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy to strengthen and expand donor support into a strong, steady, consistent source of revenue
  • Develop and design a sustainability strategy for FAWE to ensure a profit generating structure
  • Develop a private sector fundraising and partnership plan and be responsible for the overall implementation of this plan
  • Develop and maintain a donor database including contact details, areas of interest/objectives, funding and contractual modalities, and formats
  • Research, approach and negotiate support from new funding partners such as grants, in-kind contributions, event sponsorship, pro bono services etc
  • Maintain and develop relations with existing members of FAWE’s Donors’ Consortium
  • Conduct market research and marketing initiatives to assess priorities and identify new opportunities for resource mobilization
  • Research and analyze donor calls for funding applications and request for expression of interest proposals
  • Identify and justify project possibilities in connection with donor priorities and funding opportunities
  • Develop and establish standards for proposal writing and concept notes to secure resources
  • Develop a capacity building programme to empower National Chapters to enhance resource mobilization and support them to mobilize funds from in-country donors
  • Prospect key markets for potential fundraising targets
  • Ensure timely and high quality grant reporting
Job Requirements

Education
  • Masters Degree in Business Communication, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in building partnerships between NGOs, Multilateral and Bilateral and corporate
  • 5 years experience in fundraising from donors, especially private industry
  • Extensive international experience
  • Skilled in identifying strategic opportunities and develop plans to pursue them
  • Have high energy, confident presenter who is able to engage people and get them to commit funding/and or to partnering with FAWE
  • Knowledge and experience of the realities of development issues
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English, and good working knowledge of French is desirable
  • Very strong networking skills and excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • A proven track record of fundraising from major donors, corporate and foundations
  • Good understanding of corporate social responsibility strategies
  • Proven skills in developing and writing successful funding proposals
  • Ability to work with budgets and financial reports
Behaviours and Competencies
  • Strategic perspective/vision
  • Communication skills (writing/editing/oral) in English and French
  • Stress tolerance
  • Persuasiveness
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Leadership
  • Planning, organizing skills
See more on FAWE at: www.fawe.org.

How to apply

Email: recruitment@fawe.org

Closing date: 08 Apr 2011
 
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 Job Details:

To increase funding of Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) from different of sources, provide technical assistance in resource mobilization to National Chapters and build lasting and beneficial partnership for FAWE.

Expected Results to support achievement of results within the 2008-2012 Strategic Plan

Partnerships
  • Existing partnerships strengthened to significantly increase support for FAWE’s activities
  • Scope of existing partnerships expanded into more areas of collaboration
  • Establishment of FAWE in regional African and international bodies such as the AU and the Regional Economic Committees (RECs)
  • New partnerships developed and implemented
  • FAWE’s leadership position in promoting girls’ education in Africa, strengthened through activities with partners
Resource Mobilization
  • Develop relationships with the philanthropist community, foundations, individuals, corporate, bilateral and multilateral donors, and governmental donors as viable revenue pipelines for FAWE
  • Develop and implement new resource mobilization/funding strategy
  • New donors enlisted into Donor’s Consortium and increased donor funding
  • Funding sources diversified to reduce dependency risk
Key Responsibilities

Partnerships
  • Manage a partnership strategy that optimizes relationships with partners that are key to advancing FAWE’s Strategic Plan
  • Develop a strategy and advice the EC and GA on the methodology and benefits of having FAWE representation in regional and international bodies such as CSOs and the RECs
  • Provide technical support to National Chapters to develop country-specific partnership strategies and to expand their capacity to participate effectively in partnerships
  • Responsible for the submission of reports to partners in accordance to the agreed terms between FAWE and the partner
  • Identify, research, build and maintain satisfactory relationships with partners at the regional and international levels
  • Represent FAWE in both external and internal partnership meetings and forums
  • Collaborate with the Communications Unit to develop marketing and communications materials of FAWE to prospective partners
  • Ensure that the engagement of partners maximizes funding and impact potential for FAWE and that FAWE staff follow/implement these partnership strategy
  • Establish and oversee a structure that monitors partnership relationships (e.g. reviews, MOUs, etc)
Resource Mobilization
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy to strengthen and expand donor support into a strong, steady, consistent source of revenue
  • Develop and design a sustainability strategy for FAWE to ensure a profit generating structure
  • Develop a private sector fundraising and partnership plan and be responsible for the overall implementation of this plan
  • Develop and maintain a donor database including contact details, areas of interest/objectives, funding and contractual modalities, and formats
  • Research, approach and negotiate support from new funding partners such as grants, in-kind contributions, event sponsorship, pro bono services etc
  • Maintain and develop relations with existing members of FAWE’s Donors’ Consortium
  • Conduct market research and marketing initiatives to assess priorities and identify new opportunities for resource mobilization
  • Research and analyze donor calls for funding applications and request for expression of interest proposals
  • Identify and justify project possibilities in connection with donor priorities and funding opportunities
  • Develop and establish standards for proposal writing and concept notes to secure resources
  • Develop a capacity building programme to empower National Chapters to enhance resource mobilization and support them to mobilize funds from in-country donors
  • Prospect key markets for potential fundraising targets
  • Ensure timely and high quality grant reporting
Job Requirements

Education
  • Masters Degree in Business Communication, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in building partnerships between NGOs, Multilateral and Bilateral and corporate
  • 5 years experience in fundraising from donors, especially private industry
  • Extensive international experience
  • Skilled in identifying strategic opportunities and develop plans to pursue them
  • Have high energy, confident presenter who is able to engage people and get them to commit funding/and or to partnering with FAWE
  • Knowledge and experience of the realities of development issues
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English, and good working knowledge of French is desirable
  • Very strong networking skills and excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • A proven track record of fundraising from major donors, corporate and foundations
  • Good understanding of corporate social responsibility strategies
  • Proven skills in developing and writing successful funding proposals
  • Ability to work with budgets and financial reports
Behaviours and Competencies
  • Strategic perspective/vision
  • Communication skills (writing/editing/oral) in English and French
  • Stress tolerance
  • Persuasiveness
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Leadership
  • Planning, organizing skills
See more on FAWE at: www.fawe.org.

How to apply

Email: recruitment@fawe.org

Closing date: 08 Apr 2011
 
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Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.

Plan started its operations in Kenya in 1982 and is committed to protecting and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children, their families and communities through a child-centered community development approach.

Plan Kenya is seeking to recruit for the position of Grants Coordinator based at Kenya Country Office, Nairobi. This job reports to the Grants Manager. The job holder will be responsible for coordinating grants development and management activities for the realization of an increased grants income and an ensuring effectively managed grants portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Formulate quality proposals
  • Ensure effective management of grants, including quality and timely reports
  • Maintain effective partnerships with Corporate and other local donors
  • Maintenance of grants systems
  • Provide grant-related support to Programme Coordinators and PU staff on grants development & management
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or its equivalent
  • At least 3- 5 years hands-on experience in fundraising and corporate engagement
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with different funding streams
  • Strong partnership development and management skills particularly with corporate and other local (in-country) donors
  • Good proposal development skills especially for corporate and other donors
  • Good planning, interpretation and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proficiency in the use of MS applications
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children.

Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child

Protection Policy.

How to apply

If you meet the requirements of the above position and would like to be a part of it in our commitment to children, please send detailed and updated curriculum vitae with current and/or expected remuneration and contacts of three professional references, including your current/latest supervisor to jobs.plankenya@plan-international.org to be received latest by 4th April, 2011.

Your email or envelope should bear the title applied for i.e. “GRANTS COORDINATOR as the subject.

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website www.plan-international.org.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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Epicentre is a non-profit organization created in 1987 by Médecins Sans Frontières, which groups health professionals specialized in public health and epidemiology. In 1996, Epicentre became a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Research in Epidemiology and Response to Emerging Diseases.

Context

MSF France has developed 4 HIV/AIDS programs in 3 African countries: Kenya, Malawi and Uganda. Each project follows between 3000 patients for the smallest project and 27000 patients for the largest project. 60 to 80% of the followed patients have initiated ART.

Many challenges are faced by the project: large number of patients, provision of services for prevention of HIV transmission from the mother to the child and management of TB/HIV co-infection in the context of decentralization for some projects.

Since the initiation of ART, MSF projects have been collected data in a prospective and standardized manner using the FUCHIA software created and maintained by Epicentre.

Function and position

The regional data manager is part of the Epicentre’s Clinical Research Department, will report to the regional epidemiologist based in Nairobi and liaise with the referent of HIV Monitoring and Evaluation for monitoring and data management issues based in Epicentre Paris.

In Nairobi, the Regional Data Manager will be placed under the authority of MSF-France Head of mission for administrative, logistics and security matters.

The position is based in Nairobi and requires regular trips to the 4 fields where MSF operations take place. The position involves approximately 50% of the time spent on the field providing direct technical support to the projects.

To the benefit of the MSF-France HIV/AIDS programs in Kenya, Malawi and Uganda, the regional data manager will
  • provide technical support to the field for data management and data quality assurance
  • provide technical support for routine reporting
  • review of current EMR systems in the region
Duties and Responsibilities (not exhaustive)

The Regional HIV/AIDS Data Manager will assure and monitor that compliance with the highest scientific, ethical and regulatory standards is maintained in all HIV/AIDS field related data collection, handling and reporting activities.

In terms of technical support to the fields, the post holder will work closely with medical and field coordinators to ensure smooth integration and coordination of data handling activities.

1. Technical support for data management and data quality assurance (50% - 60%)

The different components of HIV/AIDS programs will be systematically addressed: adults and pediatric HIV patients, PMTCT, TB co-infection, nutrition. The tasks will be adapted to the needs of each site.

a. Evaluate and improve the information filing system in the projects

b. Provide support to ensure data completeness and quality by

i. Evaluating regularly data integrity and completeness

ii. Developing standardized procedures for data collection

iii. Developing data quality checks and procedures for data cleaning at site level

c. Assess the needs of national staff in terms of training / retraining

d. Conduct training adapted to the staff needs

e. Review/assess the needs in human resources allocated for monitoring and data management activities every 6 months, based on workload

2. Technical support for routine reporting (15-20%)

a. Assess the need for data queries and routine reporting at site and coordination level;

b. Issue recommendations to smooth reporting process;

3. Electronic Medical Record Evaluation (20-35%)

a. Visit HIV programs with EMR systems in the region

b. Provide bi-annual review of the EMR system

c. Attend meetings related to EMR development in the region

Selection criteria

Experience
  • Extensive experience in data management using large databases
  • Three or more years of experience in :
  1. Supporting electronic medical record/M&E data systems through data entry, data management and quality assurance
  2. Design and implementation of standardized data collection and validation procedures
  3. Supervision of data entry / data filing staff
  4. Training in data management/data handling, development and implementation
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Educational Qualification Bachelor’s Degree-Graduate Degree (BA, BSc, BCom) – Preferred: Master degree in field related to Development, Information Management
  • Knowledge of statistical or programming software
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and strong management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel often internationally on short notice (50% of the time)
  • English (oral and written) required – French competency a plus
Operational Base: Nairobi, Kenya

Starting date: May 15th 2011

Status: international volunteer or local employee

Countries: Kenya, Uganda, Malawi

Duration: 12-18 months commitment

How to apply

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Nathalie Guérineau by email at job@epicentre.msf.org

For further information about the position, please contact Megan McGuire-: megan.mcguire@epicentre.msf.org


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