WHO Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

WHO Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

WHO Kenya looking for “Resource Mobilization Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before February 29, 2024.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide.

WHO Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs 2024

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on February 08, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Resource Mobilization Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter World Health Organization (WHO)
Position Resource Mobilization Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline February 29, 2024

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Description Of Duties

  • During deployment, the duty station may change, and duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.
  • Develop a flexible and innovative resource mobilization strategy to ensure sustainable financing for the work of WHE at country level. In coordination with relevant technical officers, write donorbriefing materials, funding proposals and other WHO and UN appeal documents; to be used as an advocacy and fundraising tools.
  • Identify and partner with main humanitarian donors to the country (in consultation with HQ and Regional Office resource mobilization teams). Represent WHO at donor coordination meetings; proactively contribute to negotiations for rapid donor agreements.
  • Research the interests and application requirements of the main donors and other sources of funding to the country, identifying trends as well as opportunities and risks and positioning WHEas appropriate, in consultation with HQ.
  • Oversee the overall activities related to mobilization of resources, grants management, analysis of funding needs and gaps and the award management process at the country office level. Maintain project calendars and milestones; analyse information on project activities and monitor progress towards targets using various project management databases.
  • Work closely with HQ and the relevant Regional Office focal points as required to ensure the development of strategic funding proposals, grants, donor agreements and other external relations activities. Provide technical expertise and resource mobilization guidance to the staff at the country office level.

Position in Organization:

  • Grade: P4
  • Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 1 year
  • Job Posting: Feb 7, 2024, 3:57:32 PM
  • Closing Date: Feb 29, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Kenya-Nairobi
  • Organization: EM_SOM WHO Representative’s Office, Somalia
  • Schedule: Full-time


  • Essential: Advanced university degree (Masters level or above) in social sciences, international relations, political sciences, communications, marketing, management, economics accounting, financial management, business or public administration from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Desirable: Specific studies on resource mobilization, communication, studies on development and/or humanitarian work. Training in donor intelligence, proposal writing, and general project management.


  • Essential: At least seven years’ related experience, at the national and international level, in resource mobilization, external relations and/or grants management. Documented achievements in fundraising activities, part of which supporting humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities. Proven experience in writing resource mobilization proposals, donor reports and related documents.
  • Desirable: Prior working experience with WHO/UN, health cluster partners or with an international nongovernmental or recognized humanitarian organization.


  • Strong interpersonal, representational and organizational skills, with proven ability to facilitate and strengthen the involvement and collaboration of a broad range of internal and external partners.
  • Demonstrated success in resource mobilization, including the ability to conceptualize resource mobilization strategies and approaches and achieve consensus with donors and partners.
  • Integrity, tact and discretion. • Ability to work and achieve goals under pressure.
  • Sound understanding of the impact of emergencies and crises on social and economic development, and its burden on populations.
  • Ability to “think out of the box” and to make innovative proposals as related to mobilization of resources.
  • Good knowledge of WHO mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context is an asset.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Driving the Organization’s Position in Health Leadership
  • Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Use of Language Skills

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
  • Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.

How to Apply WHO Resource Mobilization Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2400976

The Closing Date: February 29, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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