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Consultancy to Train Staff on Resource Mobilisation at Child Fund International

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Job Description

Scope of Work

The Consultant will work closely with Grants Acquisition & Management Manager, Programs & Sponsorship Director and HR Director and deliver a three-days’ training workshop for staff from Country Office and some representation from ChildFund’s Implementing Partners (Ips).

The Consultant(s) will review and validate the training needs analysis. A Draft Training Curriculum (including a detailed facilitators guide, training methodologies, and PowerPoint presentations) should cover a range of topics, including.

  • Kenya’s funding landscape analysis.
  • In-country funding and fundraising strategies
  • Understand different ways of resource mobilization – Grants, donations, attending events and networking, etc.
  • Knowledge of Grant Cycle – Pre-Award, Post Award and Close Out.
  • Effective Prepositioning: Assess, Network, Anticipate.
  • Identify different sources of funding from local and international sources.
  • Analyzing and interpreting request for proposals (RFPs) and call for proposal for a Go-No Go decision.
  • Establish effective partnerships for proposal development and teaming agreements.
  • Designing a logical framework.
  • Project Design and proposal writing- problem statement and justification and developing the methodology, theory of change, project management, sustainability.
  • Developing a detailed implementation plan.
  • Developing a detailed implementation budget.

Outputs/Deliverables

  1. Inception Report clearly demonstrating consultant’s understanding of the TOR and methodologies for delivering the consultancy including timelines for delivery
  2. A training curriculum tailored to the training needs assessment’s outcome
  3. Tailored Facilitators’ Guide and workshop materials/resources for project’s grant writing, power point presentation slides, etc.
  4. 3 Days’ training successfully facilitated and delivered in partnership with GAAM & HR team
  5. Final training report including clearly defined Donor Landscape analysis, recommendations for any changes to curriculum or delivery method in hard and soft copies. This should be delivered and is due 10 days after the workshop.

Qualifications of Consultant (s)

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business management, Project Management, Development Studies Social Studies or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant in-country grant writing, business development, fundraising and delivering training in fundraising and resource mobilization.
  • Prior demonstrated experience developing, coordinating, and writing proposals for a wide range of institutional donors and foundations.
  • Experience working with diverse donors i.e., EU, ECHO, GAC, SIDA, WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, UNDP, BMZ/GFFO, GIZ, USAID etc and an understanding of donor rules/regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including experience in facilitation of trainings/workshops and presentations to groups of various sizes.
  • Experience in using a host of blended learning approaches including delivering virtual training and workshops.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili
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