Grant Manager Education

Ref: 5090

Porticus

Nairobi, Kenya

Role Managed by:

Charlotte Dickinson

Senior Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6279

e: Charlotte.Dickinson@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit Practice and Social Impact

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 22/04/2021

Formal Interview Date: Mid-June 2021

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Working towards a just and sustainable future where human dignity can flourish

Porticus, a family-founded philanthropic organisation established in 1995, works towards a just and sustainable future where human dignity can flourish. Through their partnerships in education, society, faith and climate, they enable changemakers to create societies and systems that work for everyone. Driven by core values of empathy, modesty, endurance and trust, Porticus is currently engaged with partners, grants and programmes in over 90 countries. Many of Porticus’ philanthropic activities are inspired by Catholic social teaching, which encourages people to take action for the common good.

Porticus is seeking a Grant Manager Education to support and monitor the grant making and programme work of Porticus Africa within Building Future Generations Sector (BFG). Specific priority will lie under two portfolios: Early Childhood Development and the Primary, Secondary and TVET portfolio. These portfolios aim to provide a world where all children, and youth, can fulfil their potential, and in extreme adversity, help them develop core values and capabilities. This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious and passionate individual to play a key role in developing and implementing an education programme that will achieve sustainable change in the Kenyan education system.

The Grant Manager Education will bring at least 5 years of professional programming experience in the field of education in Africa and relevant networks within the education system, ideally with an emphasis on East and Southern Africa. Equipped with intellectual astuteness, the successful candidate will bring a comprehensive understanding of programme design, development and implementation as well as systems’ change, networking and community change. Moreover, the candidate will possess experience with MEL, have strong organizational and analytical skills and an adaptive and collaborative attitude.

The location of the role is in Nairobi, Kenya. Travel will be required for this position (up to 30% of the working time, in compliance with regional Covid-19 guidelines). The salary is competitive and commensurate with the seniority of the appointment. This position reports to the Regional Director of Africa who is based in Nairobi and to global Portfolio Managers for Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Primary, Secondary and TVET (PSET) portfolios. To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification to https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 5090. The deadline for applications is 9am CET Friday 23rd April 2021.

Porticus is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse team.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We strongly encourage applications from candidates coming from any minority or underrepresented groups.

Moreover, safeguarding vulnerable Individuals – including all children under 18 - is an inherent part of Porticus' work. In the spirit of this, Porticus expect all their stakeholders including the new hires and other employees to be committed to and abide by these safeguarding principles.

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