Latest Vacancies at Save the Children
Save The Children
Abuja, Capital Federal, ng
3d ago
source : Ecadoo

Job ID sav 05818 Location Abuja Nigeria Duration Full time The Role Save The Children is looking to add a dynamic organized Head of Business Development who is passionate about being a part of a global team of individuals committed to improving the lives of children in Nigeria The Head of Business Development is a key position to support successful pursuit of new funding for the country program His her actions and decisions in managing multi divisional proposal response teams directly impact the quality and competitiveness of Save the Children rsquo s proposals for new funding Strategically s he often takes the lead in coordinating appropriate internal advance planning in coordination and communication on potential new opportunities S he provides quality control and support to technical leads rsquo efforts to achieve greater program impact through the successful pursuit of larger and more strategic funding opportunities The Head of Business Development provides technical assistance support and training to technical advisors for new business development strategies and tasks from pre positioning through proposal submission This position also oversees a small unit that provides support to technical and cost proposals Key Areas of Accountability Identify and track relevant upcoming funding opportunities ndash through advance intelligence gathering partner relationships and other available resources ndash and inform Country Office SMT and relevant technical leads Coordinate proposal development including providing quality control to proposals through the design implementation and or review of response strategies and action plans for technical and cost proposals including writing reviewing and editing proposal sections graphics work plans budget spreadsheets and narratives managing partner relations and overseeing final proposal production for submission to donors Develop and or maintain appropriate systems procedures policies and materials to support the identification selection and response to strategic opportunities Manage major open solicitations and other proposal submissions including teaming agreements oversight of technical design and cost proposal capacity statements internal review quality control processes drafting sections of the proposal where appropriate Conduct prospecting visits to field offices to identify and prepare for upcoming funding opportunities Represent Save the Children as appropriate on strategic opportunities with donors partners and others participating as needed in meetings and conferences Strengthen staff capacity to respond to strategic opportunities through the creation and or delivery of formal and informal training and tools Qualifications and Attributes 6 8 years of experience in international development including at least 5 years of experience in successful proposal development for institutional and corporate donors including pre solicitation preparation Experience with USAID and DFID solicitations is required substantive relevant experience in proposal development for other multilateral or bilateral donors may be considered within the years of experience sought Experience training staff and creating training modules and materials Experience managing a small team Master rsquo s degree in International Development or related field Preference for a candidate with overseas field experience Must be willing to travel to state offices up to 20 Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously work well under pressure and meet deadlines Ability to effectively communicate with and coordinate activities of multiple partners including field based staff Excellent technical skills in writing editing formatting research negotiation and verbal communications and attention to detail required go to method of application raquo Humanitarian PDQ Manager

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