To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


Global Partnerships Reporting Manager1

  • Company: d.light
  • Deadline: Sunday 20th April 2014
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Position Description

1. Monitoring and Reporting

·  Work with Global Partnerships colleagues to develop performance management strategy and corresponding guidelines for grant-funded initiatives.

·  Work with functional and regional teams (Finance, Sales & Marketing) to establish standardized monitoring and reporting processes, systems, and tools for grant-funded initiatives.

·  Develop project-specific monitoring & reporting plans, including during proposal development.

·  Train relevant personnel in regional offices on the above.

·  Support regional implementation teams in use of monitoring and reporting systems, tools, etc to enable timely and accurate reporting to donors

2. Communications

·  Develop marketing and communication materials highlighting results of d.light’s Global Partnerships initiatives – eg grants, partnerships, projects etc.  

·  During field visits, develop case studies (photos and copy) related to grants, partnerships, projects, and social impact, for use by Global Partnerships team (including in donor reports), d.light as a whole, and strategic partners.

·  Participate in social media communication channels as required.

3. Business Development

·  Support Director in identifying global grant opportunities.

·  Support team in drafting and writing high quality grant proposals, including monitoring and reporting component (strategy & budget)


We are seeking talented professionals from anywhere in the world who are passionate about d.light's mission. You should have at least a bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred) and a minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in a related field. You should be committed full-time to your responsibilities. The ideal candidate will also thrive in a fast-paced, innovative work environment; have experience working in a multicultural team; be bilingual or multi-lingual; and enjoy new cultures and environments. Key requirements include:

·  Excellent writing and presentation skills

·  3-5 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation for NGOs, donors, foundation and/or government institutions, ideally including USAID and/or DFID.

·  Additionally, proven track record in some combination of proposal development, budgeting, strategic planning, communications, and donor compliance.

·  Able to multitask and manage many projects simultaneously

·  Energetic, flexible, and able to work in an international start-up team across 3 continents

·  Interested in working for a fast- moving, growing social enterprise. 

How to apply

Please submit an English resume to