Deputy Director, Resource Mobilization and Partnerships at The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) – May 2024

Deputy Director, Resource Mobilization and Partnerships

Job Purpose

The purpose of this job is to plan, coordinate, direct, supervise and guide the activities related to resource mobilization and partnerships for the achievement of the Authority’s strategic objectives.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks
Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development, implementation and review the resource mobilization and partnerships policies, strategies, standards, guidelines and procedures;
  • Lead the development, review and updating of a resource mobilization framework that will guide interactions with potential investors, collaborators, partners, donors and other relevant stakeholders on financing the Authority development programmes;
  • Provide leadership in the identification of sources of funding;
  • Oversee the development of partnerships and funding proposals;
  • Coordinate the identified methods for mobilization of donations, grants, gifts and endowments from both public and private sectors;
  • Mobilize resources for financing the Authority start-ups and strategic  projects;
  • Oversee the development of a data base on development partners and donors and their funded projects;
  • Facilitate constructive engagements with potential investors, collaborators, partners, donors and other relevant stakeholders on financing the Authority development programmes;
  • Build and maintain good relationships and linkages with investors, donors, development partners and other stakeholders;
  • Develop,review and update the Authority’s stakeholder framework;
  • Spearhead preparation, implementation and review of the departmental budget, work plan, procurement and disposal plan and activity schedules;
  • Lead formulation, implementation and review of risk and quality management frameworks that are mainstreamed in the operations of the department;
  • Promote adherence to the principles of good governance, ethics and integrity in the department;
  • Provide leadership in the formulation and implementation of corruption prevention and mitigation strategies in the department; and
  • Facilitate effective communication and strategic linkages/partnerships/ collaborations with the department’s relevant internal/external stakeholders.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Advises the Director, Strategy and Planning on the implementation of the operations of the department;
  • Handle day to day administrative and operational affairs of the department in compliance with policy, regulatory and statutory requirements;
  • Assign and delegate duties and responsibilities,
  • Supervise and monitor performance of staff in the department;
  • Verify & recommend for approval by Director Strategy and Planning draft
  • statutory reports prepared by the Principal Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Officer;
  • Verify & recommend for approval by Director Strategy and Planning draft
  • partnerships and funding proposals prepared by the Principal Resource
  • Mobilization and Partnerships Officer;
  • Report to the Director Strategy and Planning on the development, review
  • and update the Authority’s stakeholder framework;
  • Mentor, coach and guide resource mobilization and partnership officers in the performance of their duties and responsibilities;
  • Provide relevant information about the department’s activities to other internal departments and external stakeholders/partners through the Director, Strategy and Planning;
  • Implement good governance, quality and risk management policies and strategies of the Authority in the department;
  • Articulate issues related to the Authority in various forums;
  • Oversee the implementation and review of departmental budgets, procurement and asset disposal plans and work- plans;
  • Prepare responses to Board resolutions regarding the department’s activities;
  • Prepare responses to internal and external audit reports; and Chairs departmental meetings.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility

  • Provide leadership in the formulation and implementation of the Directorate’s approved budget and procurement and asset disposal plan;
  • Approve the Directorate’s expenditure; and
  • Responsible for resource mobilization within the Directorate.

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Takes full responsibility of the assets in the Deputy Director’s office; and
  • Reports to the Head of Procurement through Head of Administration on all assets under his/her care which require to be disposed.

Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Strategic decisions
  • Managerial decisions
  • Operational decisions
  • Analytical Decisions
  • Tactical Decisions

Working Conditions

  • Predominantly works in office setting at the headquarters with occasional international and local travels; and
  • Operates beyond legislated timelines and strict deadlines resulting to long working hours.

Academic qualifications

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

  • Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Strategic Management, Project Planning and Management, Economics and Development Studies, Business, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Strategic Management, Project Planning and Management, Economics and Development Studies, Business, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution or its equivalent.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership to a relevant professional body and in good standing where applicable

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience, four (4) years of which should been at the level of management.
  • MUST demonstrate the ability to mobilize resources by giving evidence of having worked in similar environment and their resource portfolio raised whilst working.

Functional Skills, Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:

  • Strategic thinking;
  • Change and risk Management;
  • Policy formulation;
  • Resource management;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Coaching and mentoring;
  • Integrity and ethical;
  • Collaborations and partnership;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Managing projects; and
  • Team management.

Remuneration Package

  • Gross Pay-Kshs.270,000- 379,000 Per Month
  • Club Membership
  • Mobile Phone Airtime
  • 30 leave days per year
  • Leave traveling allowance @ I/3 (third) of the basic salary up to a maximum of Kshs.50,000.
  • Gratuity at the rate of 31% of annual basic salary
  • Medical cover both in and out patient for self, one spouse and up to four children. Current annual limits are Out patient
  • Kshs.300,000 and In-patient Kshs.5,000,000.
  • Group life cover at basic salary for 60 months.
  • Work Injury Benefit Cover and Group personal Accident Cover

Submit Your Application

Each application must be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card/Passport, duly Filled PPRA Formal Application Form and attach all copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents (Each copy must be self- certified that it’s a true copy of the original).

The Application and required documents should be scanned in PDF format as one continuous document however if the documents are many, they can be separated to a maximum of three PDF documents and sent by EMAIL ONLY to [email protected]

Formal application form and details of job descriptions and specifications can be found on the PPRA website (www.ppra.go.ke).

Applications must be addressed to the address below and must be received on or before 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 4th June 2024.

Director General Public Procurement Regulatory

Authority 6th Floor, KISM

Towers, Ngong Road,

P. O. Box 58535-00200, 

NAIROBI

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