Senior Manager- Programmes and Resource Mobilization

Vacancy: Senior Manager – Programs & Resource Mobilization Location: Nairobi, Kenya About us CMMB is a global non-governmental, humanitarian and development organization with a special focus on making healthcare available to all.
CMMB Kenya is seeking a suitable candidate for the position of Senior Manager – Programs & Resource Mobilization. The Position
Reporting to the Country Director, the Senior Manager – Programs and Resource Mobilization will lead and manage CMMB Kenya’s project & program implementation. You will be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of CMMB’s programme in Kenya and accountable for coordinating and managing all program activities. You will play a key role (including drafting proposals) in supporting CMMB Kenya to expand its programming through additional grant acquisition. You will assist the Country Director in publicizing CMMB Kenya initiatives and programs. Responsibilities
Program management:
▪ Serve as a member of CMMB Kenya Senior Management Team.
▪ Manage the coordination of the grant implementation process for each Country Office-level grant in collaboration with other CMMB Kenya staff.
▪ Approve annual work plans and oversee their implementation.
▪ In cooperation with administration and finance functions ensure necessary reporting, correspondence, budgeting, grant and contract management, and close-out requirements are fulfilled in accordance with donor requirements.
▪ Supervise the team of Project Managers (Nairobi-based and in the field) within the Country Office.
▪ Supervise the M&E Officer and ensure her/his work supports project management decisions. ▪ Provide technical and operational guidance and oversight to all program activities and is in accordance with national guidelines in areas such as Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Primary Health ▪ Contribute to the production, review, analysis, and evaluation of technical reports including the preparation of technical aspects of programmatic reports to donors, implementation plans, abstracts and manuscripts, etc. and other relevant materials which facilitate dissemination of good practices ▪ Development of capacity building strategies to enhance program quality ▪ Attend sector meetings and liaise closely with potential partner organizations
▪ Conduct regular technical assessment / assistance visits to the program sites
Resource mobilization: ▪ Actively identify and pursue new opportunities and lead program development activities by developing and technically reviewing program and grant proposals
▪ Provide support in facilitating technical collaboration and coordination activities with the Government, Donors and other NGO partners
▪ Develop and implement a pro-active fundraising and partnership strategy.
▪ Identify and respond to grant opportunities and maintain a grant tracking matrix as well as a database for development partners and donors.
▪ Review, monitor and document donor funding policies and trends for Kenya.
▪ Provide or facilitate resource mobilization capacity development planning and implementation for the country office.
▪ Identify and maintain consortia in preparation for upcoming and on-going opportunities.
▪ Ensure appropriate representation of the country office at strategic donor, partner, and government meetings that could lead to resource acquisition and collaboration.
▪ Coordinate all marketing/communications and fundraising development activities in the country office while serving as the lead writer for communication and marketing content.
▪ Work in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications team to develop creative and effective print and electronic marketing /public awareness material that utilize personalized stories/ testimonials, program outcomes and engaging images.
▪ Support the Project teams to document success stories and briefs on innovation/best practices and project learning for CMMB website on CMMB’s impact to the society.
Qualifications and Experience:
▪ A minimum of five (7) years of experience working in senior positions with international non-profit organizations.
▪ A Master’s degree in an associated field, such as Public Health, International Development, Social Sciences, Business Administration/Development, and International Relations.
▪ Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
▪ Proficiencies in spreadsheet, networking and database management.
▪ Attentiveness to detail and ability to work well under pressure and cross-functionally in a start-up environment.
▪ Integrity, professional discretion and ability to handle confidential matters.
▪ Current knowledge of development issues, donor trends and strategies, as well as programming policies and procedures in NGOs and international development.
▪ Demonstrated experience preparing, writing and managing grants and contracts.
▪ Experience with global donor protocols and funding mechanisms.
▪ Demonstrated creativity and productivity in Resource Mobilization, Marketing and Communications.
▪ Strong people leader with experience in managing performance, coaching and negotiation skills.
Terms of offer We strive to live out our core values of collaboration, love, excellence and respect every day. We provide our employees with a competitive salary and a meaningful benefits package, with opportunities to learn and grow. We especially encourage all persons of diverse backgrounds to apply. How to apply Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV to indicating position applied for on the subject line by 30th June 2017. Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cellphone contact. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. To learn more about us, visit our website at

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