Digify Web Developer Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Digify Web Developer

Working Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Direct Supervisor: Digify Product Advisor

Coordinates internally with: Digify Developers at IO, Digital Fundraising Advisors at IOR, Digify Product Advisors (PA) at IO, ICT Team – IOR, National ICT Advisors, Member Association End Users

Coordinate externally with: ICT staff of marketing agencies, ICT solution providers, like payment providers

Region: Eastern and Southern Africa ESAF

Context of the Position

Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages International (CVI) is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at the risk of losing it.

Within the Eastern and Southern Africa region, SOS Children’s Villages International is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and has member associations in 26 countries.

Mission of the position

The role involves supporting countries in the ESAF in maintaining and developing new processes for fundraising oriented websites for the fundraising area, in accordance with organizational policies and benchmarks, with the purpose of generating increased fundraising.

Purpose of the position

The position will be based in either Nairobi, but you will have coordinate with multiple countries in the region and beyond as you work with a global team to build capacity for digital fundraising.

A supportive Fund Development network and digital fundraising team in the region, the International Office and a Software Developer in the International Office will be at your disposal for Technical Support and experience sharing.

In additional both regional and country based colleagues will provide required content, context and other input to enable you excel in your role.

The position will report to the Digify Product Advisor.

We are the largest global federation of childcare organization operating in 135 countries and territories worldwide that offers you the opportunity to become a global citizen.

While all other competitive benefit packages remain constant, we also offer you one of the challenging tasks that would help you maximize your potential and make a real difference in the lives of Children and young people across Africa.

Responsibility for Procedures and Process

  • The developer is responsible for forms, synchronisations to payment providers and 3rd party systems.
  • Develop & implement technical features on the Member Associations website as per the approved digital fundraising plans.
  • Promote the use of new technologies/tools
  • Complete functional understanding of the product
  • Adhere to global ALM and software manufacturing processes
  • Adhere to technical implementation standards

Priority Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Implements requirements of the National Associations regarding DIGIFY in the area of web forms, synchronization to CRM systems and integration of external payment providers and technical integration of Google Analytics
  • Maintains and customizes fundraising oriented websites
  • Maintains updated project documentation regarding information and communication technology issues
  • Coordinates with the Digital Fundraising Advisor (in his BA role) the development of new processes
  • Review and evaluate (assess maturity, estimations) requirements handed in by the Digital Fundraising Advisor in his BA role
  • Supports the implementation processes of the DIGIFY platform in National Associations
  • Ensures the correct functioning of the different interfaces with which the DIGIFY platform is related
  • Performs maintenance of existing processes and tools
  • Perform other duties and tasks, consistent with the skills and expertise, as required in non-routine circumstances

Child Safeguarding

  • The Web Developer shall ensure that the Child Safeguarding / Child Protection Policy is mainstreamed in his/her activities in the implementation of Web developer objectives in the Organization.

Education Qualifications


  • A bachelor’s degree in web development, information technology, computer science, or a similar field

Experience (essential and desirable):


  • 4-7 years’ experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft SQL Server
  • Excellent knowledge of object oriented programming OOP
  • Excellent knowledge of .NET and C#, and Web Services, REST API
  • Excellent Knowledge in CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Basic understanding of MVC patterns and object-relational mapping
  • Microsoft certification in .NET and web applications


  • Kentico CMS skills
  • Willingness to work in cross-continental teams


Organizational Competencies

  • Commitment
  • Responsibility
  • Confidence
  • Boldness

Area Competencies

  • Customer Orientation
  • Achievement orientation

Job Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Concern for Order, Quality and Accuracy
  • Communication Skills
  • Ability to solve problems

Language Skills (essential and desirable)

  • Essential: Fluent in English

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online.