Senior Manager, Business Development

WaterAid Ghana is a reputable firm in Ghana.

Job Description

  • Company: WaterAid
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Title: Senior Manager, Business Development

Key Roles/Responsibilities;

  • Lead and develop a business development strategy and an action plan based on the existing donor scoping and funding plan
  • Implement a programme funding strategy, based on sustainable income growth for WaterAid Ghana to deliver its WASH objectives
  • Support the development of high-quality bids for submission to donors;
  • Lead on continuous donor scoping and relationship building, gathering and sharing intelligence
  • Management of bid development processes for technical/narrative proposal and budgets. working closely with Programme and Finance Teams; and
  • Maintain an overview of all grants, follow-up implementation reporting timelines and ensuring compliance with grant agreements and contractual obligations.

To be successful you’ll need:

  • Master’s degree in International Development. Institutional Development, Business Management / Administration, or related fields.
  • Strong experience in programme funding from institutional donors such as the EU, DFID. USAID. DANIDA etc.. raising and managing funds from UN Agencies such as UNDP and UNICEF and development partners managing relationships with the Government of Ghana and Civil Society Organisations in Ghana. Good knowledge of international development, West Africa and Africa in general. with at least five years of experience at senior management level in Ghana.

In addition:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, representation, influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to initiate and co-ordinate fundraising efforts and work effectively with a wide variety of partners and disciplines.
  • Diplomatic and multi-cultural skills.
  • Proven skills in leadership and team management, negotiation, liaison and relationship and conflict management.
  • Strong skills in proposal and report writing from experience of working with international donors.
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills. Adaptable, flexible, able to take initiative and prioritise among competing demands.
  • Creative writing skills – introducing innovations.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send CVs (in English) and motivation letter of 350 words or less to:

Application Deadline: Tuesday, 18th August 2020.


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