KNCHR Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Job Vacancy in Kenya Feb 2017


KNCHR Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Career Opportunity in Kenya Feb 2017


KNCHR Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Career Vacancy in Kenya Feb 2017

  • Company: KNCHR
  • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution created by Article 59 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and established by the Government of Kenya through an Act of Parliament (the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Act, 2011) and under the United Nations Paris Principles

KNCHR’s mandate includes furthering the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya, acting as a watchdog over the Government in the area of human rights, and the provision of Leadership in moving the country towards a human rights state.

KNCHR fulfils its human rights mandate through a number of programmes, including Research and Compliance, Public Education and Training, Complaints and Investigations, Redress and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

The Commission’s main office is in Nairobi with five regional offices in Wajir, Kitale, Mombasa, Kisumu and Laikipia Campus. Officers may serve in the Head Office or in any of the regional offices.

Reports to: Deputy Commission Secretary
Location:Nairobi with occasional travel
Duration:Permanent and Pensionable
Gross Salary: Kshs. 205, 850

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for partnership building and resource mobilization for the Kenya National Commission of Human Rights. It is further responsible to oversee the management and resource use of the donor funds and to guide the commission to fully realize the potential of partnership alliances

Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Job Managerial Responsibilities

  • Draft the commission work plan, procurement plans and quarterly progress reports necessary to provide a road map and tools of work to execute the partnership building strategy for the organization
    Initiate strategic partnership with like-minded institutions, groups and government departments to support the implementation of policies and strategies for effective discharge of the functions of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR)
    Manage sustainable partnerships useful to the commission to enhance the capacity and influence of KNCHR beyond its resource limitations

Operational Responsibilities

  • Mobilize additional funds for the commission’s programs by participating in proposal writing and fundraising and by managing donor relationship to ensure consideration for financial allocation necessary to meet gaps not attainable with only government funds
    Conceptualize fund management and partner engagement initiatives to attract new organizational relationships and untapped finance streams to remain financially liquid in the commission
    Maintain a database of the Commissions partnerships providing strong follow up and relationship management to ensure a continued synergistic agreement that is mutually beneficial to all parties

Minimum Qualifications for the Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Job

  • A Master’s Degree
    Five years’ Experience of which one is at a supervisory role.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Social Science from a recognized institution
    7 year’s relevant experience of which three is at a supervisory role.
    Relevant Post graduate qualification/s is an added advantage
    Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Other Attributes

  • Good Interpersonal, Organizational and Communication skills
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of Budget process.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of agenda on aid effectiveness
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to build and lead cohesive teams
  • Problem solving skills

How to Apply

If you possess or meet the above qualifications send your application letter together with a detailed CV, names and telephone contacts of three referees to reach us by 7th February, 2017

The Commission Secretary Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1st Floor P. O.Box74359 – 00200 Nairobi.

Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the application.

KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer and qualified female candidates and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted