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Business Development Coordinator at Concern Worldwide

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries

Founded in 1968, Concern works in 25 countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean with its headquarters in
Ireland. Concern started working in Malawi in 2002. Our Country Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027 focuses on climate jand environment, social protection, gender and social inclusion, sustainable food systems for food security and partnerships. For sustainability and lasting change, our advocacy and influence, people centred and evidence based approaches focus on system strengthening and resilience building as we seek to address the root causes of poverty.

Concern invites applications from interested candidates qualified for the following position:

Business Development Coordinator (1 Vacancy)

Contract Duration: One (1) Year
Duty Station: Lilongwe

Reporting to the Country Director and as a member of senior management, the Business Development Coordinator will lead the coordination and oversight of grants and contracts portfolio to ensure efficient and high-quality grants management processes within Concern Malawi.

This entails managing donor portfolios and relations, identifying funding opportunities, developing quality funding instruments such as concept notes, proposals and reports and facilitating learning. S/he will represent Concern Worldwide at key donor meetings while also conducting internal programme reviews and workshops. Additionally, s/he will take charge of grant
management processes, including leading opening and closing meetings, to ensure compliance with internal and donor requirements and to support team capacity building.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in International Development, Project Management or a related discipline
  • At least five years INGO experience with at least two years working in a programme development role
  • Familiarity with key humanitarian & development donors & their specific reporting & compliance
  • Significant experience in proposal development, identifying and documenting lessons learned and developing effective communication resources for different audiences
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills; Good networking abilities, interpersonal communication and presentation skills ideally in multicultural contexts and with colleagues/partners/stakeholders at different levels

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Method Of Application

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should send their CV (3 pages maximum including contacts of 3 referees) and Cover Letter to [email protected] with the subject of the email as “Business
Development Coordinator‘’ by Monday, 15th July 2024. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunities employer.

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