Business Development Officer

at Christian Health Association of Kenya
Published August 9, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Business  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK)is a leading national Faith Based Organisation (FBO) of Protestant churches' health facilities and programmes from all over Kenya. Established in 1946, CHAK has the goal of promoting access to quality health care. CHAK is seeking to recruit a self driven and competent personnel for the position of Business Development Officer. The job holder is responsible for leading CHAK’s efforts in new business/proposals development towards achieving a financially sustainable organization with the compliment of required resources and programmes.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Take lead on identifying funding opportunities by scanning the environment to identify opportunities available through advance intelligence gathering, partner relations and other available resources to provide prospective funding analysis on a regular basis.

Coordinate funding proposal writing processes by creating an in-house matrix to facilitate pre-solicitation, proposal development and preparation.

Provide oversight in development of a sustainability strategy for fund generation and resource mobilization.

Develop a resource mobilization workplan and continuously follow up the implementation progress as well as regularly support the organization to review/assess opportunities through funding briefs.

Build and maintain relationships with key donor contacts.

Maintain on-going communication with potential partners and other key stakeholder to identify and pursue opportunities.

Represent CHAK at relevant meetings and events within resource mobilization or donor specific peer networks.

Coordinate processing of agreements related to funding opportunities to ensure effective and timely follow up, submission and grant renewal process.

Maintain up to date fundraising and resource mobilization records to facilitate monitoring of approved funding levels and stage of opportunity review.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

 

Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Economics, Social Science, International Development, or related discipline

 

Experience: - At least 8 years’ work experience with 5 years’ experience in proposal development, resource mobilization and/or partnership development in an NGO setting.

 

Skills and Attributes

 

Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills

Good capacity for relationship building

Demonstrable international development and program/project management capacity

Demonstrable excellent proposal writing skills

Good influencing and negotiation skills

Good listening and analytical skills

Demonstrable resource mobilization and proposal development skills

Management and leadership skills

Computer literacy

 

How to apply

 

Applications together with detailed CVs and copies of relevant academic & professional certificates should be submitted through the following contacts.

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