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Senior New Business Development Manager at Save the Children

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Salary: 00

Save the Children

JOB DESCRIPTION

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Country Office Senior New Business Development Manager will support the PDQ Director, the Country Director and other country programme staff to grow Save the Children funding and partnerships at country level in order to resource the Country Strategic Plan.

To achieve the country’s programme ambitions in line with SC’s Global Breakthroughs, the Country Snr NBD Manager will be responsible for leading the development of the annual funding strategy, developing an engagement plan across members, donors, implementing partners and other necessary stakeholders, and creating and managing an efficient system to identify and develop new funding opportunities and play a leading role, alongside Senior Technical Advisers and partner staff, in proposal development.

The post holder will be expected to work across the Movement (Regional Offices, Members, and other Country Offices as necessary) in achieving the country funding strategy and be the primary link with Regional Offices for all NBD best practices and capacity building efforts

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Master’s Degree in International Development, Project Planning and Management, Social Studies and related.

Background in business development, donor and relationship management, strategic portfolio analysis and planning, and change management required.

Previous training in project design, proposal development tools and approaches is required.

Previous training in child rights programming is desirable.

Skills and Experience

Required

  • 7+ years demonstrated experience identifying and securing funding from DAC government donors, multilateral agencies, corporate donors and/or foundations.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading assessments of funding landscapes, and developing programme-funding strategies to meet strategic goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex issues through critical thinking, analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Highly developed networking skills and ability to form productive working relationships with external donor agencies.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including communicating with impact, influencing, negotiation, and coaching.
  • Demonstrated people leadership skills, able to effectively manage both direct reports as well as lead staff in all countries around the region in a matrix management relationship.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a senior management team, contributing constructively beyond the role’s specific resource mobilization remit.
  • Experience in project and change management related to organisational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results.
  • A high degree of flexibility and adaptability in order to respond to changing needs.  Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies including travelling at short notice and for extended periods.
  • Fluency in English and [Language essential in country, e.g. French].

Desirable

  • INGO experience and an excellent grasp of operational issues.
  • A detailed understanding on funding mechanisms for development work such as Save the Children’s.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

 

ABOUT US

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

· No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
· All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
· Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Method Of Application
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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