Key Performance Areas
Major Activities / Responsibilities
Supports Positioning and Capture
Supports Positioning and Capture in the Francophone West and Central Africa region at both the portfolio and the country level.
Supports the development of key regional relationships through engagements. Advises upon strategic visibility opportunities for the organization in the region.
Supports the development of key business development capacities across the Francophone West and Central Africa region. Supports implementation of formal and informal capacity building efforts in partnership with the BD Lead, Senior Portfolio Lead and Country Directors and in support of the Country Led Model.
Proposal Development Process
Supports Pathfinder’s proposal development process by assisting in the development of responses to competitive bids for government, foundation, and corporate grants.
Reviews and edits technical proposals in English and in French. Assists in the development of management and staffing plans for project proposals.
Ensures that cost proposals are in line with technical proposals and adhere to donor regulations and RFA guidelines.
Program Research and Design
Assists in conceptualizing and coordinating program development activities. Assists in conducting program research and design activities.
Continually identifies and explores potential new donors and funding opportunities for both restricted and unrestricted grants.
Status Reports :
Assists in managing, writing or editing programmatic and financial reports, and ensures their timely submission to key stakeholders.
Grants Process Monitoring
Works with Country Teams, Programs, Contracts, and Finance to monitor grant progress, both programmatic and financial, to ensure that donor expectations and requirements are met.
Utilizes contacts and relationships with outside organizations to identify partnership opportunities. Assists in partnership negotiations with international and local organizations, developing Scopes of Work (SOWs), and reviewing teaming agreements.
Minimum Education and Work Experience :
Preferred Education and Work Experience :
Experience in Francophone West and Central Africa.
Competencies / Attributes :
Ability to speak across a range of technical issues that may be outside the individual’s area of expertise.
Proven ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision. Proven ability to coordinate activities.
Other Information :
Duties can and will change to meet the changing priorities of the department and organization.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)