Partnership Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client is a not-for-profit organisation with the vision to create thriving African economies. The organization works with Corporates and SMES to create linkages and business opportunities for growth and entrepreneurship.   

The partnership with both private and public sector companies is aimed at effectively identifying and tackling the challenges of doing business in Africa, delivering more impactful and cost-efficient solutions. They do this by creating sustainable cross-sector partnerships, empowering local enterprise, championing private sector-led growth and simplifying doing business in Africa. 

The organisation is seeking for a qualified, self-driven, innovative, and energetic professional to be part of its great team in the following position:

Job Title: Partnership Manager

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer, Kenya

Summary of Position Job Purpose: The purpose of this role will be to ensure successful operation of the Partner Pool by leading on the systems and processes that will deliver a sustainable business. 

The partner pool involves numerous stakeholders, namely Buyers, Suppliers, the organization’s Partners, Government bodies and ministries among others. 

This position requires individuals with competent skills in project management.

Key responsibilities:
  • To manage the operations and running of the partner pool;
  • To hire, train, manage and motivate a professional team on the essentials of using the partner pool;
  • To bring on board the organization’s Partners, Buyers & Suppliers in sufficient numbers;
  • To ensure the partner pool operates within its financial budgets, run forecasts and manage cash flows;
  • To ensure that the service is constantly maintained and remains relevant;
  • To provide regular management reports to the organization on the partner pool commercial and operational effectiveness
  • To ensure close co-operation with the Kenya SME Business Linkage Programme & its Project   Coordinator
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to be part of a great team, send your application in confidence by email attaching your latest CV to: 

The Recruiter,  

NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary. 

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 22nd March 2016. 

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.