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Officer, Partnership and Resource Mobilization

Kenya National Commission for UNESCO

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

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Job Summary

The Officer, Partnership and Resource Mobilization is responsible for developing and implementation of partnership and resource mobilization strategy.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is a State Corporation established under the KNATCOM Act of 2013 (Revised 2014), to promote Kenya’s national interests in UNESCO and UNESCO’s international interests in Kenya, regionally and globally in the areas of education, sciences, culture, and communication and information.

To enable it to fulfil its mandate, the Commission wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented, and self-driven persons to fill the following vacant positions specifically under the terms and conditions advertised:

JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND PERSON SPECIFICATIONS FOR VACANT POSTS

15. OFFICER, PARTNERSHIP AND RESOURCE MOBILIZATION: KNC 7 -1 POST

Job Title
Officer, Partnership and Resource Mobilization
Grade
KNC 7
Place to Work
Nairobi
Reports To
Senior Officer, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization
Purpose of the Job
The Officer, Partnership and Resource Mobilization is responsible for developing and implementation of partnership and resource mobilization strategy.
Remuneration
Gross pay Ksh. 93,085.00 – 119,981.00
Leave allowance –30% Basic Salary
Medical Allowance – As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Group Life & Accident Cover - As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Terms
Permanent and Pensionable

a) Job Description
The Senior Officer, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization is responsible for the following;
i. develop and implement partnership and resource mobilization strategies for the Commission;
ii. map and engage strategic partners in UNESCO’s areas of competence;
iii. coordinate and manage existing partnership to enhance effectiveness and efficiency;
iv. develop and manage MOUs between the Commission and strategic partners;
v. coordinate cross-programme partnership for realization of synergy;
vi. develop and manage financial tracking and reporting on partnership activities;
vii. conduct analysis of potential partners for networking and liaison with key in- country and international development partners;
viii. provide support to programme based partnerships and resource mobilisation initiatives
ix. coordinate establishment of proposal development working groups with representatives from key partners and within the Commission;
x. initiate and negotiate for strategic partnerships on the UNESCO five areas of competence; and

b) Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities entail assisting in:

i. providing support in the development, implementation and monitoring of partnerships and resources mobilization strategy;
ii. providing data and information for mobilizing funds from local and international partners;
iii. collecting data and information for research on potential partners on UNESCO areas of competence;
iv. mapping and maintaining a database of strategic partners to facilitate effective management;
v. identifying and facilitating co-financing opportunities with partner organizations;
vi. providing data and information for developing annual work plans based on the approved strategy;
vii. providing data and information for developing web-based resource mobilization for support of programme activities;
viii. assisting in the preparation of funding proposals and follow up activities;
ix. organizing engagements for partnership building between the commission and potential partners;
x. providing logistical support for building capacity of programme staff on resource mobilization and establishment of effective partnerships;
xi. gathering data and information for selection and nomination of UNESCO prizes, fellowships and awards;
xii. any other duties as may be assigned.

c) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

i. Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Natural Sciences, Environmental sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural studies, Anthropology, Communication, Journalism, Economics or a related field from a recognized university; and
ii. proficiency in computer applications.

d) Key Competencies and Skills
i. Communication and reporting skills,
ii. Problem solving skills,
iii. Analytical skills,
iv. Interpersonal skills


HOW TO APPLY

1. Access and apply online via KNATCOM website at www.unesco.go.ke/careers
For details of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website: www.unesco.go.ke/careers
All applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th October 2022 at 5.00 pm.

Note:
(i) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(ii) Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(iii) Successful candidates will be required to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

SECRETARY GENERAL/CEO
Kenya National Commission for UNESCO
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