The main role of the Business Development Officer Global Resource Mobilisation and Partnership is to contribute to effective, efficient operational and administrative support to the GRP team in regards to Business development and Resource mobilization. In addition, the holder of this position leads in searching for funding opportunities and shares with Country offices, manage BRAC International Pipeline, ensure Salesforce is up to date besides supporting partner mapping and proposals/concepts reviews and development. The Business Development Officer, GRP, liaises with the BRAC Country Offices as requested.
This position reports to the Head of Global Resource Mobilization with constant interaction with senior Programme teams in Africa Regional Office and Country Offices in Africa Region to resolve a variety of Administrative and Program issues from time to time.
- Ensure participation of technical leads in the decision making and proposal development processes as appropriate
- Coordinate the Go/No-Go decision-making process and ensure all opportunities adhere to SOP
- Ensure BRAC International Pipeline is up to date while coordination with all the Account managers and GRP BI Senior Team
- Support proposal and concept development
- Resource Mobilization Support General (45%)
- Be the Focal Point for alerts on new calls for proposals from BI Country offices and affiliates (BRAC UK & BRAC USA) incl circulation.
- Ensure all opportunities align to the Proposal Development SOP process and note those that do not.
- Monitor grant opportunities websites (DevelopementAid, etc) and UN entities websites in search of grant opportunities and share relevant ones to Country Offices for review and consideration on a regular basis
- Support the review process of draft proposals originating from the account leads and GRP review team.
- Support Proposal development as guided by the Head of Resource Mobilisation and GRP Senior team
- Business Development Support (45%)
- Support the development of Business development plans incl coordination of workshops and meetings
- Liaising with countries fundraising focals towards timely coordination and preparation for the structured Quarterly fundraising meetings and regular Resource mobilization Community of Practice (CoP).
- Documenting quarterly fundraising meeting minutes for Country Offices, dissemination and follow up on action points
- Consolidation of information on unsuccessful bids for use in review meetings
- Support the development of briefs on new Business development opportunities and partnerships
- Ensure and analyse BRAC International Pipeline and funding opportunities in coordination with all the Account managers and GRP BI Senior Team
- Store relevant data under your care/supervision in the BRAC Family File Share (BFFS) or other online space as provided by BI
- Support and coordinate the development of marketing materials for use at Country, regional and global levels
- Budget and Communication Support (10%)
- Assure frequent updates of Country fact sheets, program updates in partnership with the GRP BI team including circulation and engagement with BI Communication.
- Support the Business development annual target setting work with the GRP Director including monthly summaries.
- Support/coordinate the process of updating/reviewing Resource Mobilization Plans for BI Country offices
- Degree in Social Sciences preferred.
- Attention to detail, organizational skills and a sense of urgency
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent Microsoft Office Suite and/ Google Suites skills – especially Microsoft excel, PowerPoint
- Great people management skills
- Outgoing and agile.
- Minimum 3-5 years of business development work experience in NGO sector
- Experience in engaging with teams across cultural backgrounds
- Experience in data analysis and presentation
- Understand foundational resource mobilisation skills
- Experience in organising teams towards a particular objective
Job Location: BRAC Regional Office Nairobi, Kenya
How to apply
If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:
External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at email@example.com
Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 72/22 in the subject bar. This is a national position and only Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.
Only complete applications will be accepted and short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Application deadline: 3rd August 2023
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