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Job: Business Development Manager - Plan, Tanzania

Organization: Plan

Country: United Republic of Tanzania

Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity:

As a Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for the growth and diversification of grant income portfolio for Plan International Tanzania by strategically engaging with Plan International’s National Offices, strengthening donor relations particularly in Tanzania.

You will provide strategic leadership of the Business Development and Grants department through design, review and execution of the Resource Mobilization Strategy.

You will be responsible for leading the Business Development and Grants team during end to end acquisition processes, as well as lead all new project start up processes, overall grants compliance management and smooth closeout of grant projects while working closely with the program team

You will form a part of the Country Management Team (CMT) and will be expected work very collaboratively with other CMT members to meet the country objectives.

Do you have what it takes?

In order to succeed in this challenging and exciting role, you will require demonstrable knowledge of the donor landscape in Tanzania, have hands on skills in proposal writing/packaging and submission processes, Project start up expertise and experience, overall grants management, capacity building of staff and project close out processes and experience in grants acquisition/management in disaster response settings. Ability to develop/manage and large and complex budgets will be critical as well.

Demonstrable knowledge key issues in development regarding Global Goals such as (SDGs),CEDAW and UNCRC particularly around child rights with a focus on girls will be desirable

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation and public speaking.

Behaviours (Plan International’s Values in Practice)

We are open and accountable

Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors. Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity. Consistent and fair in the treatment of people. Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them. Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people. We strive for lasting impact

Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations. Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas. Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises. Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Location: Tanzania

Type of Role: Permanent

Reports to: Country Director

Salary: Circa $50,000 per annum plus benefits

Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2017

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

How to apply:

https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=22721&company=PlanInt&username=
 
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