Program Development Coordinator

Save the Children , Nairobi, Kenya

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
29th August, 2020

Job Description

Role Purpose: The Program Development Coordinator will work with the Head of Program Development to proactively seek out and disseminate information on new funding opportunities; cultivate excellent relationships with donor agencies, partners and SC Members; and coordinate the development of both humanitarian as well as large-scale, complex funding proposals in order to maintain and increase the country office’s funding portfolio.

Contract Duration: 12 Months
Location: Somalia Country Office

Qualifications and Experience

  •  Advanced degree in an area of international studies, social development or equivalent
  •  Minimum of 4 years of progressive work experience in fundraising environment
  •  Substantial and proven experience of coordinating the development of/writing winning proposals with key institutional donors (including DFID, ECHO, European Commission, NORAD)
  •  Excellent writing/editing skills and budget development skills, with high attention to detail
  •  Highly developed interpersonal, presentation and communication skills to work effectively with other team members/departments, as well as influence, inform and negotiate with partners and donors
  •  Sound personal organisational skills, including time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi- tasking, prioritisation of tasks, and working under pressure
  •  Must possess a strong work ethic, have confidence, take initiative and be a self-motivated, enthusiastic team player as well as individual contributor
  •  Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  •  Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.
  •  Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles
  •  Information Communication Technology literate


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