Nairobi Full Time NGO
KSh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing and coordinating all KCH fund raising projects and helping the organization to attain financial independence.

  • Qualification Level: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Kenya Children’s Home (KCH) was established by the Balcraig Foundation in 2002 when the Scottish charity took over the running of the former Thomas Barnardo House in Nairobi. The orphanage is the flagship project of KCH and is home to up to 200 orphaned, destitute and abandoned babies and children at any one time.

Since its inception, KCH has grown significantly, extending its support far beyond the reach of the Nairobi orphanage, with the commencement and development of many other community projects throughout Kenya.  These projects continue to enrich the lives of many hundreds of Kenyan children and adults every day

Job description

Title:                           Commercial Manager

Reporting to:              Chief Administrator.

Duty Station:               Nairobi.


Responsible for overseeing and coordinating all KCH fund raising projects and helping the organization to attain financial independence.



  1. Research, collection and analysis of data for continuous assessment of the projects.
  2. Provide 3 year plan and or projection for both existing and new proposed projects.
  3. Ensure the projects remain viable by operating profitably.
  4. Ensure growth by at least 15% per annum on the entire portfolio
  5. Identify opportunities for business expansion by exploring new projects and markets.
  6. Advise the management on the yearly projections by participating in preparing operating budgets.
  7. Ensure that deadlines are adhered to and risks are well managed.
  8. Respond and manage the economic changes likely to affect profitability of projects.
  9. Preparation of the department’s monthly financial reports.
  10. Develop accurate and consistent bids with the help of relevant departments
  11. Manage daily operations, production and sales planning.
  12. Participate in all the organization’s activities as may be called upon to.
  13. To contribute in identifying and undertaking initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery.
  14. To contribute to fully integrated and flexible operations in order to provide a good customer service.
  15. To work with and support other team members as required ensuring an effective and efficient service is developed and delivered.

Qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge required

  • Educated to degree level in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field.
  • At least 5 years proven commercial and sales experience.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence effectively across all levels within the organization.
  • Client, quality and results oriented.
  • Team leadership.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Excellent report writing skills and proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure


Gross Salary: 60-80k

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