Millicent Nyaluo. Photo Elin Larsson.

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Millicent Nyaluo. Photo Elin Larsson.
Millicent Nyaluo. Photo Elin Larsson.

About Vi Agroforestry

Vi Agroforestry is a Swedish non-profit foundation established in 1983. We work with local partner organisations in East Africa, mainly in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda to empower smallholders’ farmers and their organisations to improving their living conditions.
Vi Agroforestry has 39 years of experience in promoting agroforestry, sustainable agriculture, human rights-based approaches, gender equality, and empowerment of women, men, youth, and children.
Vi Agroforestry works in partnership with farmer organisations, government agencies, and other civil society organisations to promote sustainable food production, a safe environment, and human rights-based approaches that benefit women, men, young people, and children.

Our current job offers, call for suppliers and announcements:

Resource Mobilization and Communication Officer

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced Resource Mobilization and Communication Officer to join our team in Tanzania.

See full role profile here. 

In this critical role, you will be responsible for driving resource mobilization efforts and enhancing our organization’s visibility. Your primary focus will be on securing funding from major donors and building strong relationships with strategic partners. By effectively coordinating the resource mobilization process, guiding proposal writing, and promoting our organization’s mission, you will play a pivotal role in advancing sustainable agricultural land management practices and empowering smallholder farmer families.

To excel in this position, you should have a deep understanding of grant management and compliance issues, along with experience working with prominent donors such as the EU, USAID, and Embassies. Strong communication skills and knowledge of branding and visibility strategies are essential for success. Additionally, your ability to navigate donor requirements and report project results will contribute to our continued growth and impact.

How to apply
Apply by sending your CV and cover letter to no later than Friday 13th
October 2023. With subject heading, ‘ RESOURCE MOBILISATION AND COMMUNICATION

The employment is a fixed term contract position with a six months’ probation period.
We look forward to receiving your thoughtful application. Your time in preparing your application is much
appreciated, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you want to alert Vi Agroforestry on suspected discrimination, corruption or other serious misconduct
during the recruitment process, do not hesitate to use our whistle blowing system:


Terms of Reference – Resource Mobilization Consultancy

Title: Resource Mobilization Consultant
Organization: Vi Agroforestry Regional Office in Nairobi
Duration: 6 months
Location: Flexible

About the TOR
Vi Agroforestry’s new strategy for 2023-2027 aspires to diversify funding sources by engaging new
institutional donors in order to secure predictable funding for the implementation of the
organizational programmes for the strategy period. It is in this regard that Vi Agroforestry seeks to
retain the services of an experienced consultant to support its resource mobilisation efforts in
increasing and diversifying funding sources beyond traditional funding partners.

The Resource Mobilization Consultant will support Vi Agroforestry to achieve the following
1. New funding opportunities – Identify and evaluate potential funding opportunities and
partnerships for Vi Agroforestry.
2. Improved understanding of donors and what´s guiding their priorities and decisions
3. Effective strategic donor communication in place
4. Staff having knowledge and experience of how to develop and execute donor engagement
5. Increase approved application success rate.


How to apply
Send an application letter specifying by email to Vi Agroforestry Regional Director
The application letter should include:
• Your CV
• Two references (name, email, phone)
• Maximum of 3 pages concept note and proposed budget with work plan
• 1 page list of similar work done by you or your firm. References related to the
execution of similar assignments.
• Reasonable consultancy cost
Deadline of Application: 30th September 2023