Regional Lead, Africa, Global Resource Mobilisation and Partnership, BRAC International Job Vacancy in Kenya - BRAC

Career with BRAC International

BRAC International is a leading non-profit organisation with a mission to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. Founded in 1972, by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, BRAC is the largest non-governmental development organisation in the world, and is present in 15 countries across Asia and Africa today. BRAC designs proven, scalable solutions that equip people with the support and confidence they need to achieve their potential. BRAC’s institutional expertise on various programmes, including health, agriculture, microfinance, education, and youth empowerment, is touching the lives of over 100 million people in the Global South.

BRAC International (BI) is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Regional Lead, Africa, Global Resource Mobilisation and Partnership, BRAC International

The main purpose of the Regional Manager Global Resource Mobilisation and Partnerships, Africa, is to raise funds for BRAC programs in BRAC International countries in Africa, from both existing and potential bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and regional organisations. The Regional Manager will be responsible for proactive engagement with existing and potential donors and pursuing applications for funding from these donors including Leading high quality proposal writing. The Regional Manager is expected to contribute to the implementation of the OneBRAC Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Strategy, with a particular focus on intensification of funding streams from bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and regional organisations. The Regional Manager will also be responsible for the management of Managers that will provide support as relevant to the GRP team.

Key Responsibilities:

Resource Mobilisation:

  • Lead and Support the development and implementation of Country business development /resource mobilization plans for bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and regional organisations, in line with the OneBRAC Global Resource Mobilisation and Partnerships Strategy;
  • Executing donor engagement strategies for potential and existing bilateral donors in collaboration with BRAC´s country and regional fundraising teams and BRAC affiliates;
  • Leading, coordinating and supporting proposal development in collaboration with BRAC affiliates, country and regional teams, the GRP team, and relevant staff from Communications and other relevant teams;
  • Leading and coordinating the writing of tailored applications for funding and being responsible for responding to submission requirements;
  • Support and assure capacity building of country teams in regards to proposal development
  • Contrite and assure general information sharing on areas of responsibility within the GRP team, as well as towards BRAC’s country and regional fundraising teams and BRAC affiliates.
  • Qualifying prospects identified in the donor landscape analysis;
  • Conducting outreach and cultivating prospects to build trustful relationships in a proactive manner to secure income streams;
  • Participating and Organizing relevant outreach efforts (meetings, events, other);
  • Apply insights from latest funding trends in engagement with existing and potential donors and in proposal development trajectories;


  • Providing regular updates to the Head of Resource Mobilisation on progress and results within areas of responsibility;
  • Developing internal stakeholder relationships, in particular within the GRP team and with BRAC’s country and regional fundraising teams and BRAC affiliates to align funding needs and opportunities.


  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Educational Requirements:

Post-graduate/Master’s in Communication, Development Studies, Public International Business, Economics, Business Administration, International Relations or equivalent with a demonstrable commitment to poverty reduction and social justice issues.

Required Competencies:

  • Proven track record of writing high quality proposals
  • Sound understanding on the institutional fundraising market;
  • Experience in working with from bilateral donors, foundations, multilaterals and/or regional organisations, and in ensuring income from these donor segments;
  • Proven track record of successful fundraising, relationship building, stewardship for this donor segments;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines;
  • Ability to maximise income through accurate matching of applications to project/propositions;
  • Sound understanding on donor mapping, scoping, profiling and/or donor engagement activities;
  • Experience in organising relevant outreach efforts (meetings, events, other);
  • A strong team player who is willing to support colleagues and the wider organisation.
  • Relevant network in any or several of the relevant donor segments
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills; trust and open communication; ability to develop collaborative and harmonious relationships with internal partners
  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to active citizenship, poverty eradication, global justice, social change, and gender equality;
  • Ability to work virtually in a global environment
  • Proficiency in English required;
  • Ability to travel internationally @ 35% of time.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 (seven) years of experience with proven track record of corporate sector and/or trusts & foundations fundraising in an international development organisation.

Employment type: Contractual

Salary: Negotiable

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya or any BI operating country in Africa

How to apply

If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at

Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 22/23 in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 2nd May 2023

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer