About the role
We are looking for a competent Business Development Manager to provide support to the overall areas of business development in the organisation that adds value and impact and to provide strategic inputs. S/he shall support to oversee areas of donor intelligence, project design, proposal development, fundraising, donor reporting, ensuring internal compliance and strengthen organisational profile. You will manage strategic relationships with donors, partners, governments and other stakeholders.
You are experienced and have proven analytical skills and the ability to think strategically in relation to business and programme development. You have knowledge of international development scenarios and a good understanding of current donor trends and their implications on business development. You have experience of interpreting donor policies and guidelines and producing and/or making recommendations for producing high quality proposals and reports. You have excellent negotiation, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Why join us?
The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.
In addition, we offer the following benefits:
- Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
- Medical insurance for staff and dependent
- Group life and personal accident of staff
- Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangement for childminders
Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.
We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big – bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.
We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as gender, race, religion, ethnic or national origin, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.
Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.
The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in Nepal and should be willing and able to travel.
Closing date for applications: 7 March 2021
Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to firstname.lastname@example.org