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Strategy & Business Development Advisor

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international lifeline fund | Washington, DC
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international lifeline fund


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Published 14 days ago

June 1, 2020
May 29, 2020
$60,000 - $72,000

Strategic Goal: The objective of this role is to advance Lifeline’s exposure to external audiences, and outline/implement strategies for directing limited resources (i.e. time, money, etc.) to make the biggest organizational impact.

Position Description: The Strategic Advisor will apply his/her professional knowledge and expertise to support Lifeline in all financial and strategic planning activities. We are looking for someone who is interested in working in a dynamic, challenging environment, with a team that recognizes and rewards creativity, initiative and contributions. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, a professional and resourceful demeanor, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative, with attention to detail and deadlines as key. Experience with writing international proposals (specifically for activities in sub-Saharan Africa) and knowledge of clean energy and/or Water & Sanitation (WASH) sectors is preferred.

Key Responsibilities - Produce business plans & develop financing models, pitch documents, or other investment tools:

  • Strategic and financial planning - assist leadership team to track and provide analytical reports on the development of strategic initiatives, financial performance and the market
  • Develop and communicate strategic roadmap, corporate strategies and business strategies
  • Consolidate and produce business plans and review together with senior leadership team
  • Propose updates to this position description that increase the value and impact of this role 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA is a plus
  • Previous experience in strategy roles, management consulting experience is a strong plus Significant experience working on strategic projects with an ability to thrive in the ambiguous – understanding how to influence and shape outcomes
  • Ability to build business/financial models according to needs
  • Rigorous analytical skills - including building financial models, performing competitive research and benchmarks, market segmentation and sizing
  • Excellent communicator, able to engage with people across all levels of the organization and effectively communicate through presentations for internal and external stakeholders
  • Good sense of local and global socio-economic development trends and challenges
  • Excellent graphical presentation skills


Strategic Goal: The objective of this role is to advance Lifeline’s exposure to external audiences, and outline/implement strategies for directing limited resources (i.e. time, money, etc.) to make the biggest organizational impact.

Position…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Health/Dental/Vision insurance

401k

Paid leave

All benefits apply to full time employees after preset time.

Health/Dental/Vision insurance

401k

Paid leave

All benefits apply to full time employees after preset time.

How to Apply

Please submit CV/Resume

Please submit CV/Resume

Location

Washington, DC

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