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Business Development Manager US

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VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas)
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Kingston upon Thames, England, United Kingdom
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Published 20 days ago

Based in the US and working within the Strategic Partnership and Business Development team, this role will manage VSO’s relationship development and positioning with implementing partners, and other priority donors. The role will include management of a focused engagement plan for USAID in youth and livelihoods, subsequent engagement and relationship development and high quality bid development. This will enable VSO to position for and secure high value new business opportunities to grow VSO’s global programme portfolio and deliver significant impact.

The benefits package for the role includes;

• Affordable medical cover for you and your dependents

• 50% of the monthly contribution to insurance policy for individual dental coverage

• Pension – contribution, 5% of salary paid into a 401K Retirement plan operated by Paychex.

• Paid time off - up to 37 days paid annual leave, inclusive of designated US Federal holidays

• Flexible work arrangements based on flexible hours and communications systems to

facilitate global working hours and working from home

• Opportunities for professional learning and development

• Travel Insurance coverage for employees traveling on VSO business for less than 3 Months

• Access to an employee assistance programme

• Access to shared co-working space

Based in the US and working within the Strategic Partnership and Business Development team, this role will manage VSO’s relationship development and positioning with implementing partners, and other priority donors. The role will…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 10, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Compensation

Up to 81,075

Benefits

As well as a competitive annual gross salary, paid in the national currency we offer:

• Affordable medical cover for you and your dependents – provided through a medical insurance policy with Paychex. VSO USA contribution will be based on the chosen plan from CareFirst BCBS Blue Choice Advantage Standard Gold Plan - $1000 – Point Of Service (POS)

• 50% of the monthly contribution to insurance policy for individual dental coverage or up to a maximum of $40 per month coverage for you and your dependents.

• Pension – contribution, 5% of salary paid into a 401K Retirement plan operated by Paychex.

• Paid time off - up to 37 days paid annual leave, inclusive of designated US Federal holidays

• Flexible work arrangements based on flexible hours and communications systems to facilitate global working hours and working from home

• Opportunities for professional learning and development

• Travel Insurance coverage for employees traveling on VSO business for less than 3 Months

• Access to an employee assistance programme

• Flexible working arrangement

• Access to coworking space 

As well as a competitive annual gross salary, paid in the national currency we offer:

• Affordable medical cover for you and your dependents – provided through a medical insurance…

Level of Language Proficiency

Competence required

Essential

• Excellent knowledge of a range of North America based bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors (incl. USAID, GAC, WB, etc.) and global foundations (incl. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, etc.), their priorities and ways of working

• Proven ability to research new opportunities and provide analysis and recommendations including tracking and analysis of funding rules, requirements and positioning

• Proven success in accessing high value funding – including cooperative agreements, grants and contracts

• Demonstrable experience of relationship building including ability to take the initiative in seeking and following up on prospects

• Experience of negotiating with international implementing partners in consortia in response to funding calls • Experience developing technical and cost proposals for USAID

• Familiarity with USAID compliance and cost principles • Able to analyse, prioritise and strategize donor information, feeding back on proposals, and advising/reporting to senior staff

• Able to influence and convince colleagues on how/when to approach relevant donors

• Excellent communication and presentation skills; experience in developing and delivering training and workshops

• Excellent organisation skills and strong ability to effectively operate under high pressure environments and to tight deadlines

• Preferred strong network of partnerships within USAID and implementing partners in livelihoods and youth programming

• Preferred solid technical knowledge of youth and livelihoods programming. Qualifications • Relevant post-graduate qualification or its equivalent

• A minimum of 5 years business development/ partnership management/ proposal development (for USAID) experience in a development context

• Experience of living and working internationally required

• Fluency in English (written and spoken).

• Ability and willingness to travel regularly – up to 25% of time

Competence required

Essential

• Excellent knowledge of a range of North America based bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors (incl. USAID, GAC, WB, etc.) and global foundations (incl. Bill…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
100 London Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6PX, UK

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please submit the application along with your CV on our website here: https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/business-development-manager-us-a0m3z00000esvebaaf


Once the application is received at our end we will review your profile, if you have the required skills you will first be longlisted, and then shortlisted after a second review. You will undergo a blended selection process which includes an assessment of various competencies linked to our values. At VSO we follow the safer recruitment processes, at the later stage we will ask you to:

▪ provide evidence of your identity and eligibility to work in the location required,

▪ explain any gaps in your employment history,

▪ declare any information that is likely to appear on a criminal background check,

▪ provide at least two professional references, covering the past five years.

If you are interested in this role, please submit the application along with your CV on our website here: https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers…

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