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Fundraising & Grants Manager



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Join the Regenerative Agriculture Revolution as a Grants Manager with Regen Organics and Make a Global Impact


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Nairobi, Kenya

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In-person- Nairobi Kenya

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Regen Organics, a part of The Sanergy Collaborative, is pioneering a transformative approach to agriculture that benefits both farmers in developing countries and the environment. As an award-winning entity operating in Nairobi, Kenya, we are recognized by prestigious awards like The Earthshot Prize and The Keeling Curve Prize. Our mission is to lead a regenerative agriculture revolution with our largest organic recycling plant in East Africa, aiming to expand across sub-Saharan Africa.

Role Summary:

  • Identify and secure grants from multilaterals, research agencies, prizes, and foundations.
  • Collaborate with operations and finance teams to fulfill grant objectives.
  • Lead and manage a grants team to drive funding success.

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in partnership building, particularly with institutional funders.
  • Proven ability to raise and manage funds over $5 million annually.
  • Extensive networks in the multilateral donor community.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong commitment to integrity and ethics.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, in English.
  • Experience in managing teams.

Location: Kenya, with 40% travel time across the country. We are committed to diversity and offer equal opportunities for all applicants. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email removed - click apply for more details].

Regen Organics, part of The Sanergy Collaborative, is an award-winning company with operations in Nairobi, Kenya. We are focused on spurring a regenerative agriculture revolution for farmers in the developing world and for our planet. We have been recognized by The Earthshot Prize, The Keeling Curve Prize, the Food Planet Prize and the Zayed Sustainability Prize. We operate the largest organic recycling plant in East Africa.

The role of the Grants Manager is critical as we are ramping up expansion in Kenya and throughout sub-Saharan Africa with its innovative circular economy approach. The hire will be uniquely responsible for identifying and securing grants with key multilaterals, research agencies, prizes, and foundations. The manager will work closely with both our operations and finance teams to successfully realize the goals of these grants. The manager will also lead a small grants team.

Job requirements include 5 years of experience and proven track record in building partnerships, particularly with institutional funders. A track record in raising and managing >5M / year is desired. Deep, relevant networks in the multilateral donor circles. Highly organized and able to follow through and prioritize tasks. Impeccable integrity and ethics. An highly effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information; required fluency in English. Experience with people management.

The job location is in Kenya (with HQ in Nairobi). 40% time allocation for travel across Kenya. Interested applicants please submit your CV and cover letter to [email removed - click apply for more details]. 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.


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