Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 08 Jan 2018
Job Title: Business Development Specialist II
Dept/Location: DRC – Kinshasa
Reports To: Deputy Country Representative – Programming
1 Research, track and analyze new business opportunities, competitive intelligence, and CRS’ competitive positioning within the marketplace. 2 Maintain accurate business pipeline and performance data through CRS’ online system to inform executive and senior management decisions. 3 Support senior management’s cultivation and strengthening of institutional relationships with donors, partner organizations, and other collaborators in the international relief/development arena. 4 Provide business development expertise in positioning, capture planning and proposal preparation for specific opportunities. As appropriate, serve as proposal coordinator, writer or lead reviewer in technical team. 5 Coordinate proposals and effective proposal reviews to ensure timely submission of high quality proposals that are responsive to donor requirements, applicable regulations, and CRS’ technical and cost standards. 6 Support the identification of partners and negotiation of CRS’ role on proposal consortia, ensuring a competitive position for CRS that adheres to the agency’s partnership principles and strategic directions. 7 Work with senior managers and advisors to develop effective fundraising strategies involving donor research and intelligence, product development, marketing, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. 8 Work with appropriate staff to maintain data on past performance and corporate capacity, in order to provide timely information for proposal submissions worldwide.
1 Contribute to, disseminate, and model the use of standardized business development processes and resources (training/capacity-building materials, guidelines, tools and templates, and online information). 2 Lead and contribute to learning, through analysis of proposal successes and failures, analysis of CRS DRC competitiveness and the funding environment, facilitation of BD trainings or capacity building exercises, and active participation in CARO’s business development community of practice. 3 Assist senior managers with responding to issues letters, contract negotiations and documenting changes through the award agreement period.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
Key Working Relationships Internal: Country Program staff; regional office staff; relevant HQ departments, and global business development community.
External: Business development officials of collaborating partner organizations; select donor representatives as appropriate.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
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