Job Vacancy at Save the Children for Head of Business Development – Nigeria
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential.
We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Head of Business Development –
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Contract length: 2 ans
Save The Children is looking to add a dynamic, organized Head of Business Development who is passionate about being a part of a global team of individuals committed to improving the lives of children in Nigeria.
Strategically, s/he often takes the lead in coordinating appropriate internal advance planning in coordination and communication on potential new opportunities.
S/he provides quality control and support to technical leads’ efforts to achieve greater program impact through the successful pursuit of larger and more strategic funding opportunities.
The Head of Business Development provides technical assistance, support, and training to technical advisors for new business development strategies and tasks from pre- positioning through proposal submission.
The Head of Business Development is a key position to support successful pursuit of new funding for the country program.
His/her actions and decisions in managing multi-divisional proposal response teams directly impact the quality and competitiveness of Save the Children’s proposals for new funding.
This position also oversees a small unit that provides support to technical and cost proposals
Qualifications and Experience
6-8 years of experience in international development, including at least 5 years of experience in successful proposal development for institutional and corporate donors, including pre-solicitation preparation. Experience with USAID and DFID solicitations is required; substantive relevant experience in proposal development for other multilateral or bilateral donors may be considered within the years of experience sought.
Preference for a candidate with overseas field experience.
Must be willing to travel to state offices up to 20%.
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ability to effectively communicate with and coordinate activities of multiple partners, including field-based staff.
Excellent technical skills in writing, editing, formatting, research, negotiation, and verbal communications, and attention to detail required.
Experience training staff and creating training modules and materials.
Experience managing a small team.
Master’s degree in International Development or related field.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 9th June, 2017.