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Partnerships Intern Recruiter / Employer: World Food Programme (WFP)

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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

The External Relations Unit of WFP Kenya aims to enhance public awareness and understanding of WFP’s work in the country to both local and international audiences. To further its goals, the Unit seeks to enlist a full-time intern to support with the partnerships/donor relations function, helping to build and manage relationships with government and private sector donors that contribute to WFP Kenya’s USD 200 million per year budget

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Supporting the implementation of WFP Kenya’s Partnership Action Plan by identifying and mapping potential partners for thematic funding opportunities (e.g. drought relief, refugee assistance, school meals, social protection, climate & environment);
  • Ensuring timely and high-quality follow-up to meetings by drafting notes for the record/minutes of meetings and monitoring agreed actions;
  • Supporting the development of fundraising proposals and supporting documentation;
  • Supporting the internal capacity development of fundraising activities with strategic outcome managers;
  • Supporting the implementation of donor visibility activities to enhance the promotion of WFP Kenya’s activities to its partners, and documenting delivery of shared objectives with partners e.g. through documenting donor engagement events, creation of social media posts , presentations, factsheets and other promotional content; and
  • Contributing to the preparation of management and partner briefs, briefings, reports and supporting project visits and other partner events.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, International Development, Politics or other Social Sciences field, International Law.
  • Currently in the final year of Bachelor’s degree in any of the above disciplines or related areas; or
  • Currently enrolled in a master’s degree in any of the above spheres or related areas; or
  • Graduated no longer than 1 year ago from a Bachelor’s/master’s degree or equivalent studies.

Experience:

  • Work experience in fundraising, donor relations, event management or customer relationship management will be an advantage.
  • Experience in producing written reports, meeting minutes and/or synthesis reports will be an advantage.

Language:  Fluency in both oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work with different people
  • Ability to understand new concepts very easily

DELIVERABLES/OUTPUTS

  • Quality reports.
  • Timely processing of documentation.
  • Successful support in missions.
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