The Resource Mobilization Analyst spearheads efforts to secure the financial and other resources needed for the Alliance to accomplish its mission. Under the guidance of the Senior Resource Mobilization Coordinator, the Analyst works with both researchers and administrators to provide information about donors, funding opportunities and to synchronize and enhance the center’s fundraising activities. He/she will work closely with the regional research team and the team in Headquarters by providing administrative support to a growing portfolio of research projects.
Spearheads efforts to secure the financial and other resources needed for the Alliance to accomplish its mission
- Oversee coordination of the project pipeline: synchronize proposal submissions; support proposal development; maintain records of the resource mobilization cycle and lessons learnt
- Provided support with administrative matters, and the submission and follow up of all proposals.
- Data entry of our pipeline information in our institutional data base (Agresso)
- Donor information: maintain donor contacts database
- Provide pipeline information for management decision making.
- Ensure that policies and procedures are adequately reflected in the project proposals to be submitted.
- Work closely with different units within the organization e.g. PMO’s, OPD, GMU, PLANS, IT, P&C, Supervisors, and other users during the proposal development stage.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related fields
- Minimum of two (2) years progressively experience in resource mobilization, administration or related field.
- Knowledge in fundraising and experience of prospect research.
- Proficiency in relevant software programs and office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Desirable: Agresso, Power BI
- Excellent communication skills in English both verbal and written including the ability to organize and write clear and concise reports; French & Spanish language will be desirable
- Demonstrated capacity to work with interdisciplinary teams in a culturally diverse and inclusive work environment.
- Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative, and decentralized environment, and operate under tight deadlines.
- Excellent organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines while still maintaining attention to detail and accuracy, and problem solve effectively;
- Previous experience working for international development and/or research organizations, NGOs or UN agencies is highly desirable;
This is a nationally recruited position based in Nairobi, Kenya. The contract will be for one-year period, subject to a probation period of three (3) months and is renewable depending on performance and availability of resources. The Alliance offers a multicultural, collegial research environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits; we believe that the diversity of our staff contributes to excellence. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer, and strives for staff diversity in gender and nationality.