Partnership Manager

· Kisumu, Kenya
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Do you have practical experience managing political and other relations in order to ensure an organisation can smoothly carry out implementation?  You thrive the most when communicating with stakeholders of all levels, and are able to represent Triggerise in the best way.  Sounds like you might be suitable for our Partnership Manager position? Read on to find out more!

The Company

We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies. You can check more about being a part of the Triggerise here

All of our Triggerise offices are comfortable, open spaces filled with enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in South Africa, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. You can learn more about the work we do here.

The Job

The Partnership Manager is the key person who creates, manages and maintains strong relationships with the county governments, other local partners and community based organisations.  You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that Triggerise's voice is heard. You'll do this by:

  • Enlisting the help of the Ecosystem Launchers and Trainers to ensure local county governments and CBOs are educated on our Tiko platform and how it works.
  • Being the point of contact that aligns our operational execution with stakeholder particularities.
  • Coordinating activities with the other field teams to ensure that work runs smoothly and effectively and that things do not fall through the cracks. 
  • Participating in working groups that are relevant to us, and make sure Triggerise is best represented.
  • Ensuring that you’re aware of our operational results and proactively address any issues that arise.

About You

You are a politically sensitive and aware communicator, with qualities such as tact and patience.  You're practical, flexible and organised, and thrive when you're communicating and bringing people together.


  • You are based in Kisumu, Kenya
  • Post graduate or Master degree in International relations, Social Sciences, project management and development relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in the development / humanitarian sector/with NGOs, with at least 2 years’ experience in partnership based programming or community based programming
  • Good skills and experience in all aspects of programme cycle management - design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrable experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability
  • You have excellent communication skills and are able to represent Triggerise in front of donors and at public events with confidence
  • Experience in organizational capacity development, training, mentoring and coaching
  • Excellent training, facilitation and capacity building skills

The Rewards

At Triggerise we believe in being open, also when it comes to salaries. The gross monthly salary bracket for this position is, KSH 186 444 - KSH 379 666 in Kenya, plus benefits. We will offer you a salary in this bracket depending on your level of experience and how it relates to your future colleagues.

In addition to your monthly salary, we also offer:

  • A personal development budget.
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go.
  • Growth opportunities.
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things.
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The Details

Interested? Click Apply for This Job! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email.

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  • Location
    Kisumu, Kenya
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience