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Fundraising & Partnerships Manager



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Join Fresh Life's Mission to Transform Urban Sanitation in Kenya as a Fundraising and Partnerships Manager


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Nairobi, Kenya

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In-person- Nairobi Kenya

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Fresh Life is a pioneering social enterprise dedicated to improving urban sanitation in Kenya's informal settlements. With a team of over 400 passionate professionals, we provide crucial sanitation services to nearly a quarter-million residents daily, while safely managing 20,000 tons of waste each year. Our innovative non-sewered sanitation solutions and partnerships with cities have earned us broad recognition and accolades.

Role Summary:

  • Leverage institutional and philanthropic funding to support our strategic goals.
  • Implement high-impact initiatives such as Results-Based Financing, climate financing, and Public-Private Partnerships.
  • Manage and develop the business development team.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key global partners.

Role Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in International Development, Economics, Project Management, or a related field preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a social enterprise, with a track record in partnerships and managing grants over $5 million annually.
  • Deep commitment to Fresh Life's mission and the ability to communicate its value to stakeholders.
  • Exceptional organizational, management, and strategic fundraising skills.
  • High level of integrity, ethics, and strong communication abilities.
  • Leadership qualities that inspire and drive performance in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in English is a must.

Fresh Life is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We ensure a fair recruitment process without any fees and uphold the highest standards of integrity, avoiding any request for personal financial information during the hiring process.

Fresh Life is an award-winning social venture based in Nairobi, Kenya. We partner with cities to provide safe, sustainable sanitation services to residents living in urban informal settlements of Nairobi, Kisumu and Eldoret using end-to-end non-sewered sanitation solutions. We serve nearly 245,000 urban residents with safe sanitation services every day and safely remove 20,000T of sanitation waste per year. We have built a team of over 400 employees from diverse backgrounds who all embody the drive, creativity, teamwork, and passion that make us achieve our goals.

The Fundraising and Partnerships Manager will be responsible for raising institutional and philanthropic funds to achieve our strategy, as well as implementing organizational-level initiatives for Results-Based Financing (RBF), climate financing, and Public-Private partnerships (PPP) with the government. The Fundraising and Partnerships Manager manages the business development team and leads relationships with key global partners.

Job requirements include a Master's Degree in International Development, Economics, Project Management, or equivalent preferred. 7+ years of work experience in a social enterprise with a proven track record in building partnerships and raising and managing grants >$5 million/ year. A genuine passion for Fresh Life’s mission and effectively conveying its importance to potential donors and partners. Effective organization and management skills are crucial for planning, executing, and leveraging strategic fundraising opportunities and campaigns. Highly organized and able to follow through and prioritize tasks. Impeccable integrity and ethics. An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information, required fluency in English. Inspiring leader for the team and the organization in a fast-paced work environment.

Regen Organics/FreshLife is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. NOTE TO APPLICANTS REGEN ORGANICS AND FRESH LIFE DO NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). REGEN ORGANICS AND FRESH LIFE DO NOT ASK FOR INFORMATION PERTAINING TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS AND ANY OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION OUTSIDE THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.


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