Job

Regional Partnership Manager

at Palladium Group
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day
Street Address Nairobi Branch

Description

Regional Partnership Manager - Impact - Sub-Saharan Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
Organization: Palladium Group
Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi, Kenya

Company Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

Background

The Investment Mobilisation for Prosperity and Catalytic Transformation (IMPACT) Programme is a 4-year DFID funded programme aiming to support and enhance the impact investing ecosystem.

The IMPACT programme will provide technical assistance and grant funding to organisations aiming to unblock the constraints preventing impact investing from scaling in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. From 2019-2023, DFID expects to spend up to £24.1 million on grants and technical assistance to accelerate the market for Impact Investing.

Experience Requirements

Experience in project management, grants management / administration or equivalent.
Experience in partnership development and relationship management.
Organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to independently manage and perform tasks.

Job Responsibilities

Guides and facilitates fund applicants in the development and preparation of concept notes and proposals, to include budgets, documentation, and interpretation of funding requirements;
Analyzes and evaluates contract and project budgets for correct calculation of expenditure categories such as salaries, percent of effort, salary adjustment increases, fringe benefits, indirect costs, taxes, materials and activities, in line with DFID Value for Money requirements;
Serves as a central negotiator and liaison between the IMPACT programme and applicants; researches, drafts, and approves formal responses to requests for proposals, quotation, contracts, and agreements; and
Analyzes and evaluates awarded proposals, contracts, and subcontracts for compliance with DFID requirements.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree, with preference for accounting, business administration, finance, or related field. Master's degree an advantage.

Skills

Financial administration skills, with a high level of attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both for working with applicants/grantees and for remote collaboration with the rest of the programme team.
Strong written and verbal language skills.
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