Business Development Manager
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2016
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
The Business Development Manager 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 Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan; responsible for optimizing income generation and business development from a diverse range of donors 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 has 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 Africa. Candidates should enjoy extensive travel and working with diverse and geographic dispersed colleagues.
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
31 Jan 2016
February 15-16, 2016
March 14, 2016
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