DRC Commercial Advisor Jobs 2022 Kenya

DRC JobsDRC Commercial Advisor Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the DRC is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Commercial Advisor position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with DRC.

DRC Commercial Advisor Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 07, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 18, 2022.

Organization Name Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 07, 2022
Closing Date April 18, 2022
Position Commercial Advisor
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

DRC Commercial Advisor Jobs 2022

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 5-8 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: Fluent Written and Oral Skills in English and French.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Minimum 5-8 years of relevant experience with INGOs and international consulting companies.
  • Extensive professional experience in development of proposals for commercial contracts, including preparation of financial bids.
  • Demonstrable professional experience and understanding of contract delivery processes.
  • Proven ability to convert successful practice into new policy and process guidance.
  • Significant knowledge of key donor client contractual terms for commercial contracts (UNOPS, USAID, FCDO, etc.).
  • Existing network of consultants and potential partner organizations necessary for bid submission.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Fluent Written and Oral Skills in English and French.


Supporting quality project management and delivery of key commercial contracts (70%)

  • Supporting Project Directors as directed, responsible for ensuring delivery is high quality, on budget, and on time, and that client satisfaction is maintained.
  • Overseeing technical work of Project Managers, especially in areas of client management, governance, workflow and project financial management, risk escalation, and reporting (internal and external).
  • Technical review and approval of invoices and other financial reporting before submission to the client as required.
  • Technical review and approval of regular internal reporting on performance against key indicators as required
  • Coordinating between contract delivery teams, DRC Country Offices and Regional Offices and DRC HQ to facilitate internal resource requests.
  • Ensuring DRC’s Operations Handbook, including sections specific to contract delivery, is adhered to, tools utilized and training/coaching provided to relevant staff, such as Finance and Project Management.
  • Deputizes for Project Directors and Team Leaders when required as directed.
  • Approves technical and financial changes to delivery plans (contract/work plan/budget), before changes are authorized in line with standard DRC delegation of authority
  • Drives learning process and shares with wider organization.

Business and strategy development (30%)

  • Supports delivery of DRC’s global Business Development strategy for commercial work under direction of the Commercial Contracts and Consortia Advisor
  • Supports DRC’s global commercial business development pipeline, in line with global, regional and country strategies
  • Supports organisational-wide prepositioning and capture planning, including competitor mapping, consortium selection, brand and messaging, teaming and financials.
  • Directly supports bid management processes including but not limited to proposal design, proposal writing, competitor analysis, teaming, and financial bid development.
  • Coordinates, and supports key client account relationships globally by working closely with HQ, Regional Offices and Country Offices.
  • Strengthens capacity in DRC for working with commercial contracts through training of relevant staff such as Head of Programmes, grants managers and finance staff.
  • Improves DRC’s ability to capture and deliver commercial contracts through the analysis of and contribution to policy and process improvement within DRC’s implementation procedures.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://drc.ngo/about-us/careers/vacancies/job/?p=164051 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 18, 2022.
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