KenGen Jobs in Kenya


Senior Fundraising Co-Ordinator

(3 Yrs Contract)

KenGen Foundation is seeking to recruit a Fundraising Coordinator to head the fundraising function of the newly formed Foundation.

The Jobholder

Reporting to the Managing Trustee, the Fundraising Coordinator is expected to work with the rest of the team to evaluate the current CSR activities of KenGen and develop a partnership/donor related strategy that will enable the Foundation raise funds to up-scale the Company’s social investment.

He/She is expected to write proposals, initiate contacts and dialogue with prospective partners and donors to raise funds for the Foundation work. He/she will join the Foundation team in developing KenGen

Foundation Strategy with clear goals and objectives to ensure KenGen’s Corporate Social investment is up-scaled to a new level.

The candidate must be a proficient proposal writer with proven success in institutional funds mobilization and grant making.

Key Qualifications & Skills
·                     A Bachelors’ degree in social development studies.
·                     Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant field
·                     A masters’ degree in related field will be an added advantage.
·                     A minimum of 5 years experience in fundraising and project development and management, particularly in community based economic/social enhancement programs.
·                     Membership of East African Grant Makers Association and other related professional bodies will be an added advantage.
·                     Proven experience in successful programs from proposal to implementation.
·                     Excellent communication skills in writing, presentations, proposal writing and interpersonal relationship.
·                     Proven management and networking skills.
·                     Proven experience in grant making and donor relations with solid contacts with international trusts and foundations.
·                     Ability to work in a team environment and to contribute to other Foundation activities towards success of common objective.
Senior Programs Officer

(3 Yrs Contract)

KenGen Foundation is seeking to recruit a programs officer to initiate and run various social investments programs.

The Jobholder

Reporting to the Managing Trustee, the programs Officer will offer a challenging opportunity in proposing, initiating and executing various programs aimed at enhancing the economic and social welfare of the communities around KenGen’s installations.

He/she will also be in charge of planning and execution of the social and fundraising events.

Key Qualifications & Skills
·                     A bachelors’ degree in social/development studies.
·                     Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant field
·                     A masters’ degree will be an added advantage.
·                     Membership of East African Grant Makers Association will also be an added advantage
·                     At least 5 years experience in a similar career with proof of successful programs undertaken.
·                     Progressive professional experience in charitable trust/Foundations.
·                     Experience in proposal and report writing on community based programs and ability to carry out the programs to completion.
·                     Ability to work and schedule several programs under a work plan and to deliver under pressure or tight deadlines.
·                     Excellent communication skills and ability to manage teams. Marketing and PR skills will be an added advantage.
Application by qualified candidates ONLY should be submitted to the Managing Trustee at kf@kengen.co.ke . Candidates should attach their CV, daytime contacts and three referees. 

Applications should reach this address on or before 21st May, 2013 at 5.00 p.m.

The positions offer a competitive remuneration package  

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