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Business Development Officer , The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC).

Recours 4 Kenya
KENYA
Business Development
Full Time


Organization Name: The African Population and Health Research Center
Job Title: Business Development Officer
Job Category: Business Development
Job Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: 21st October 2019
The Center seeks to recruit a Business Development Officer who will play a key role in cultivating funders and proposal writing.
 
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Support implementation of the Center’s fundraising strategy;
  • Research, identify and clarify funding opportunities and needs;
  • Conduct both internal and external meetings with technical teams, prospective partners and potential funders ensuring information gathered reaches the relevant teams;
  • Lead timely proposal development by establishing priorities and target dates for proposal teams, taking a substantive role in writing, review and finalization;
  • Maintain quality results by using requisite templates following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency and tone appropriate for the different funders;
  • Maintaining proposal support databases;
  • Diligently handle revisions and feedback from relevant technical and financial leads;
  • Coordinate proposal submissions and tracking through the Enterprise Resource Planning platform; and
  • Provide critical information for effective grants management to ensure donor (and partners) retention.
Qualifications, experience and skills:
  • A Bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate training in a relevant field from a recognized university;
  • Proven experience in proposal writing;
  • Experience cultivating key bilateral and multilateral funders, Corporations, US Foundations and Government agencies in at least one of the Center’s focus areas;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in business development;
  • Knowledge of, and experience in using various business development information systems;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work with diverse teams; and
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by email to jobs@aphrc.org with the subject ‘Business Development Officer’ by October 21, 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

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