The posting is situated in Nairobi with possible occasional travel. The position is until the year 2025. The contract will be renewed yearly based on performance. There will be a 6-month probation period before confirmation of the contract. The position is available immediately.
As an ITCC officer you will be responsible for:
· Developing and maintaining relevant networks with relevant stakeholders including the private sector.
· Mapping out new innovations and technological solutions, strengthening corporate collaborations and bringing business mindset to Tunajali development programme(s).
· Coordinating grants acquisition process for the Tunajali Kenya Programme.
Strong expertise in development cooperation sector with understanding on policies, trends, and human rights-based approach are required. Good understanding of public private partnership and a background in business is an added value including familiarity with funding instruments, proposal writing, donor relations and experience in innovation technology and cooperate collaboration.
The position requires an applicable University degree and/or some experience in the development cooperation/grants management field.
Proficiency in both oral and written English is a requirement. In addition, Swahili language skills are an advantage. Cooperation and interpersonal skills, competence in working in multicultural contexts and good IT skills (e.g., Microsoft Office) are needed.
Compensation for this position will be based on basic salary with bonuses added based on resources mobilized.
The person is required to comply to the core values and code of Conduct of Finnish Mission Kenya.
How to apply
Submit inquiries and informal applications with CVs by 13.03.2022 to: Finnish Mission Kenya firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.