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Full-time Business Development Manager

at ActionAid International in Nairobi

Business Development Manager at ActionAid International in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

ActionAid International Directorate of International Fundraising and Communications
Location: Johannesburg or Nairobi
National Terms and Conditions of Employment will apply
Salary Offer: GBP£ 36, 035

A career opportunity has arrived with ActionAid International for a Business Development Manager to utilize an entrepreneurial approach in working with program, finance and related staff to develop and submit donor proposals and tender bids that are evidence based demonstrate impact and offer value for money to donors. S/he also conducts regular research on non-traditional funding sources and manages consortium partnerships with NGOs and private sector consultancy firms where appropriate to leverage ActionAid’s funding prospects. Strengthening the skills of other staff is also a key part of the job through training, mentoring, coaching and peer review and feedback on proposals.

The ideal candidate will have a postgraduate degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, or other relevant discipline coupled with a minimum of five years’ experience with an NGO in senior programme management position(s) involving proposal development. He/she will experience of developing winning, evidence based proposals and tender bids that demonstrate impact and offer value for money to institutional donors such as EU, ECHO, DFID, USAID and UN. You will have excellent writing skills to appeal to target institutional donor audience with excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, often at a distance. You will have an Understanding and experience of working with project design and logic models such as Logical Framework Approach. English Language proficiency is a requirement with knowledge of French, Spanish and/or Portuguese as desirable.

How to apply:
Further information relating to this position can be obtained from our website at

Applications should be sent with your CV, motivation cover letter and two names of your nominated referees to: by no later than 6th of December 2013. Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for. We respect all candidates but we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

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