Job Vacancy For Business Development Manager

Dimensions of Role:

• Financial measures or statistics relevant to post such as budget; list of direct and indirect reports
• Leads Country Resource Mobilization Planning and implementation.
• The Grants and Resource Mobilization Coordinator and Local Fund-raising Specialist reports directly to the position.
• Area of Responsibility – Country Program (CSP and Country Res. Mobilization Plan)

Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position:

“What” is done and “why”, but not “how”; include indicators for success

Please state why each activity is done and the indicators for success

Business Development Manager’s role in the CLT:

• Participate in CLT decision-making.
• Support the CLT to manage relationships and processes relating to partners (NGOs and communities), including partner assessment and engagements.
• Take responsibility as part of the CLT for risk management processes in-country.

Strategy Development

• Responsible for the development and roll out of a Resource Acquisition and Management strategy.
• Support the localisation of Plan-Ghana Resource mobilisation Strategy in line with the Ghana CSP.
• Facilitate in identifying Plan program priorities for fundraising.
• Participate and play a key role in the development and refinement of Plan Ghana’s CSP.
• Provide direction in the development of individual PU fundraising strategies for Plan Ghana.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s degree in relevant field such as international development, Planning, Management, Marketing and Communication and in social sciences, or any related field.
• A minimum of 7-10 years of relevant professional experience in Grants Acquisition and Management.
• Preferably At least 5 years work experience with international development or humanitarian organizations.
• Demonstrated track record developing successful funding proposals for major institutional donors.
• Capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.

Demonstrated behaviors needed by the postholder to successfully perform the role:

• Develops, motivates coaches and manages procurement team in the country for donor procedures.
• Promotes high performance by all staff.
• Promotes innovation and learning.
• Communicates clearly and effectively.
• Gains, develops and retains credibility about his/her performance.

Skills Specific to the post needed to put knowledge into practice.

• Preferably knowledge of funding cycles, strategic priorities, and requirements of major donors such as EU, USAID, CIDA, GF, World Bank, etc.
• Understanding of International Donor requirements
• Maintains good contact with partners, Multilateral Companies and organisations operating in Ghana.
• Excellent proposal and report writing skills.
• Fundraising skills
• Analytical skills
• Program/project management skills
• Financial Management skills.
• Networking and partnership development.
• Strong team building and motivational skills.
• Strong negotiation, facilitating and influencing skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft applications usage and other relevant software and other applications.
• Self-starter, takes initiative and works with minimal direct supervision.
• Strong inter-personal and cross-cultural skills.
• Flexible, able to shift directions quickly and occasionally work long hours to meet tight proposal deadlines.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

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Closing Date: 17 February, 2021