VSO Proposal Development Manager (Regional) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy: Proposal Development Manager (Regional)

Any VSO Office, Various Countries
 

Based on location, subject to negotiation
 

Permanent
 
Full Time, 38 hours per week

About VSO: VSO
is the world’s leading independent international development
organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in
developing countries. 

Our
high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build
capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change
lives and make the world a fairer place.

 Role overview:

The
Proposal Development Manager is part of the Global Bid Development Team
and is charged with providing leadership to diverse international
proposal bid teams which includes: 
  • pulling together bid materials (proposals, presentations and concept notes), 
  • design and lead on proposal development workshops to design and validate consortia/bid team inputs, 
  • provide
    high quality proposal review to other proposals and support capacity
    building and training of country office teams and local partners on
    proposal development. 
  • The role supports different geographic and thematic areas of work and requires frequent travel.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
  • We
    are looking for someone who is highly motivated, passionate about
    social justice and inclusive development, knows how to be creative and
    persistent to achieve results, demonstrates consistent leadership and
    can work independently in a variety of changing circumstances. 
  • The
    ideal candidate has experience of living and working in developing
    countries, has strong writing skills and will bring a well-established
    track record of developing winning funding proposals to donors such as
    USAID, EC, UKAID, SIDA and UN Agencies. 
  • Candidates should enjoy extensive travel and working with diverse and geographic dispersed colleagues.
We
are recruiting for multiple Proposal Development Managers and are
flexible on where these posts are based. Location to be determined on a
case by case basis with candidates. 
Ideal locations include Pretoria, Bangkok, Nairobi.

You must have the right to work in the country selected.

CLICK HERE to download a detailed job description

How to Apply
 
If
you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job
description to read more details about the position and the skills and
experience we’re looking for. 
To submit your application, CLICK HERE and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date: 13 Mar 2016

Interview/Assessment date(s): ASAP

Start date: ASAP


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