BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
(Female candidates are strongly encouraged)
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Programme Development & Quality
LOCATION: Bamako, Mali
GRADE: Tier 4
POST TYPE: International
No R&R for Bamako
POST STATUT: Family Status
Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
The Business Development Specialist is a senior leadership position within the Programme Development & Quality team. The Business Development Specialist will identify and track donor opportunities, facilitate donor engagement, assist in the development of fundraising strategies, and coordinate proposal development for large and strategic funding opportunities.
The position requires innovative thinking and creativity to package our programme strategies in ways that attract the right donor support and grow out portfolio effectively. She will write sections of proposals that speak to our overall capabilities, while coordinating the input of technical advisors, Operations, Finance, HR and Security into proposals and budgets. Recognising that many conversations with donors involve a review or update around current grants as well as discussions about new opportunities, the Business Development Specialist will also be expected to keep closely informed about the progress of all major institutional grants and able to speak to results in key reporting documents.
A large portion of this job is dedicated to managing the new business development (i.e. growth of the country office portfolio), and proposal writing/ coordination function with CO team, Members and RO teams.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Director of Programme Development & Quality
Dimensions: Save the Children has supported children in Mali for over 35 years. We provide support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. Save the Children has an operational presence in Sikasso, Kayes, Mopti, Gao, Timbuktu and Segou. Currently, we have a staff complement of approximately 315 people and an annual average budget of US$35 million.
Staff directly reporting to this post: N/A
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
New Business Development (35% of role)
Proposal Development (50% of role)
Strategic Planning and Programme Development (15% of role)
Desired: Experience in both development and humanitarian sector preferred.
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
ENGLISH: Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported.
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the written test and interviews.
FRANCAIS : Il est porté à la connaissance des candidats que Save the Children International ne demande aucun paiement, ni frais durant tout le processus de recrutement. Toute demande allant dans ce sens doit être immédiatement signalée car contraire aux valeurs et pratiques de notre organisation.
Seuls les candidat(e)s présélectionné(e)s seront convoqué(e)s pour le test écrit et les interviews.
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