Jun 20, 2017

Business Development Manager - Regional

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas
Closing date: 30 Jun 2017

Harare or Maputo, Zimbabwe Competitive, subject to negotiation Permanent Part Time, 38 hours per week

About VSO VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview The Business Development Manager (BDM) is part of the Global Funding Strategy and Engagement Team and is charged with providing business development leadership and coordination for VSO Country Offices in Southern Africa. The BDM is responsible for optimizing income generation and business development from a diverse range of institutional donors (e.g. EU, UN, DFID, USAID etc.) in support of VSO's programmes and regional operations.

Skills, qualifications and experience required We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, passionate about social justice and inclusive development, knows how to be creative and persistent to achieve results, demonstrates consistent leadership and can work independently in a variety of changing circumstances. The ideal candidate must have experience of securing funding from a range of institutional donors and direct experience of producing compelling project proposals and designing and implementing successful business development strategies. The candidate should also have experience of living and working in developing countries and will bring a well-established knowledge of the funding landscape in Southern Africa. Candidates should enjoy extensive travel and working with diverse and geographically dispersed colleagues.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

How to apply If you're interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we're looking for. To submit your application, click on 'Apply now' and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date 30 Jun 2017

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