Senior Business Development Coordinator Job at Plan International

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Senior Business Development Coordinator Job at Plan International… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Plan International.

Descriptions

Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organization was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and education to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil War.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and develop concept notes and other proposal write ups including proposals;
  • Monitor, document and highlight new business development to ensure that Plan Kenya is abreast of new opportunities in line with Plan Kenya’s strategic focus;
  • Lead in strategic repositioning and build strategic partnerships for new resource mobilization and program development
  • Build a network of professional business contacts within Plan’s industry including negotiating partnership teaming arrangements, related budgets and other institutional arrangements with partners;
  • As delegated and under the direction of the Head of Business Development and Partnerships, represent Plan Kenya to donors and partners in line with the an agreed upon Country office response plan;
  • Attend forums and meetings (including Skype calls) with/or on behalf of the Head of Business Development and Partnerships to represent Plan that will advance its interests to improve its resource base;
  • Support to mobilize and setup network meetings between Plan Kenya, its partners, donors and other interested parties.
  • Develop Fund Agreement Documents and monitor to ensure contracting is finalized between National Offices (NOs) and Plan Kenya;
  • As part of hand over processes, support in setting up new project start up workshops with the program team and designated project staff and other Plan International key staff.
  • Participate in regular team meetings and contribute to the overall smooth operation of the department.
  • Support in the development of training materials for staff on Business Development and mentor staff in proposal development as needed;

Qualifications/ experience essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree equivalent practical experience, in interdisciplinary areas within human rights, international development and program leadership;
  • 5 years of demonstrable and relevant experience in managing multilateral and bilateral donor-funded grants/contracts and other fund sources;
  • Experience in private sector engagement will be an added advantage;
  • Proven experience in proposal writing, concept development, and business cases;
  • Understanding of multiple donor policies and procedures particularly ECHO, OFDA, Global Affairs Canada, SIDA, DFID, USAID, EC and UN Agencies;
  • Proven ability to develop, drive and support end to end business development processes;
  • Good understanding of gender equality programs and meaningful child participation;
  • Knowledge of development challenges and contexts in Kenya, in particular in child rights, girl’s rights and child protection;
  • Proficient computer skills and use of relevant desktop applications and internal systems

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

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