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Project & Proposal Development Officer


Nairobi, Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

ARC is seeking a passionate and driven individual to fill the role of Project & Proposal Development Officer within our Business development team. Key responsibilities for this position include tracking Requests for Applications (RFAs) and proposal opportunities from government agencies, large foundations and corporations, assessing ARC’s competitiveness and strategic positioning in light of these opportunities, and producing completive proposals for submission to potential donor agencies, foundations, NGOs and corporations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Minimum of one year of experience in research for development, and one year of experience in proposal writing, including conceptualizing and technical writing
  2. Demonstrated success in writing proposals that were subsequently funded
  3. Outstanding English writing skills and strong analytical, capacity assessment, and planning skills
  4. Competency in Survey and statistical analysis a plus
  5. Strong capacity for developing budgets for development projects
  6. Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel) and familiarity with project management software
  7. Strong leadership and teamwork skills

Education + Experience

  1. University education in a relevant field required (social sciences, applied sciences, business, or similar)
  2. An advanced degree will be an added advantage