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Save the Children Vacancies 2023 for Business Development Coordinator Jobs in Juba Location.
Save the Children Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for Save the Children job opportunity portal for the post of Business Development Coordinator. Business Development Coordinator Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.savethechildren.net before the last date which is 19/06/2023.
Business Development Coordinator Jobs at Save the Children Details
|Recruiter Name||Save the Children|
|Name of Vacancy||Business Development Coordinator Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Business Development Coordinator Jobs Description
The Business Development (BD) Coordinator will work collaboratively and in a respectful manner with technical and thematic experts and program management team within the country and field offices to develop high quality proposals. Following the proposal development procedures, role-holder will ensure comprehensive consultation during design, development and submission of proposals that are aligned to country office and donor strategies. In addition, the BD Coordinator undertake donor engagement, contribute to knowledge management and learning. S/he will also work with the technical teams (in PDQ and in Programme Operations and Implementation), the Emergency team(s), field personnel and the staff in Logistics, Finance, HR, Admin and Awards management.
Note: The position is open to both national and international candidates. However, national candidates are encouraged to apply and, all else being equal, preference will be given to national candidates who demonstrate requisite expertise and skills necessary to effectively undertake the responsibility of the role.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Head of Business Development
Save the Children (SC) has been operational in South Sudan for nearly 30 years, providing support to children through development and humanitarian programs. We operate in seven of the 10 states of South Sudan with 10 field offices across the country. We have country technical expertise in Health, Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihood, Child Protection, and Education including Youth Empowerment, WASH, Child Rights Governance and Advocacy. Our program delivery for quality programming is bolstered by a team of expert technical advisors designing programmes for both development and humanitarian contexts. We deliver our programmes through a dedicated workforce of 417 personnel including 33 international staff headed by an able Senior Leadership Team (SLT) that provides leadership and direction. We maintain a strong relationship with the Government of South Sudan and offer humanitarian services through projects funded by a wide range of donors including UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, FAO, UNOCHA, ECHO, BHA, BPRM, NORAD, BMZ, and DANIDA among other esteemed donors. We respond to diverse emergencies such as refugee influx, drought or floods, disease outbreaks, and population displacement due to armed conflict.
The Business Development Coordinator engages with CO processes to accelerate transformative change for children in all contexts in South Sudan by designing child focused proposal, documentation and evidence generation, deep dive on donor engagement strategies and landscape assessment and analysis. He/she identifies donor opportunities, runs in-depth prepositioning and capture planning with respective members, facilitate donor engagement, coordinates and writes high quality proposals. The role will also ensure that all systems are set up for knowledge management and learning including capacity building for staff at field office levels. He/she will ensure timely and quality proposal and report coordination, development and submission to donor.
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Under the strategic guidance of the PDQ Director and direct supervision by Head of Business Development, the BD Coordinator will be responsible for business development, proposal coordination and documentation of the South Sudan country programme focussing on the CO CSP and thematic sectors. In line with SCI’s dual mandate, these key areas of accountability will apply to SCI South Sudan’s work in emergencies and in development settings.
Assist in seeking and tracking donor intelligence on prospective new opportunities or partnerships; particularly for long-term, multiyear funding opportunities. Share information on new funding opportunities from bilateral, multi-lateral, and other institutional donors.
Work with Head of BD in the development of donor engagement plans for identified selected donors, and follow up with donors on priorities, plans, programmes etc;
Work with PDQ Director and Head of BD to ensure capacity statements, one-pagers, position papers, snapshots, ppt presentations, CNs are developed for the purpose of donor engagement;
Produce proposal development schedules and track timelines, ensuring and facilitating coordination amongst teams – PDQ, Programme Operations, Finance, HR and Security, in a timely and quality fashion;
Work closely with the Finance and Awards teams, PDQ and programme operations and implementation teams, Logistics Manager as well as relevant technical staff to develop proposal budgets.
Coordinate with relevant staff and provide additionally requested information in relation to proposals and reports, from donor, SCI or Save the Children members promptly and accurately and make necessary revisions based on feedback.
Contribute to providing technical assistance and capacity building for and with partners on proposal development and new business development as needed
Represent Save the Children as a generalist, alongside technical experts, in consortium meetings, donor engagements, member and regional meetings on matters pertaining to proposal development.
Ensure that Programme Quality Framework and Theory of Change is addressed in all new proposals and that key elements of programme quality are included (e.g. child participation, child safeguarding, gender, lessons learned from past proposals, accountability, risk assessments, effective and sustainable partnerships, etc.).
Ensure that all quality and cross cutting aspects are articulated in proposals including MEAL, gender, AAP, CSG, DRR etc.
Learning and Knowledge Management:
Identify learning and documentation opportunities for Country Programme in consultation with Head of Business Development, Head of MEAL, respective technical experts, advocacy and communications team.
Support country office in developing an accessible information, knowledge sharing and learning platform on relevant data
Promote adoption and use of knowledge management in the CO through the development and support field offices, including training/capacity building;
Utilize knowledge bases, networks, communities of practice and other sources to improve evidence and learning initiatives to document impact for children;
In liaison with MEAL Contribute to knowledge management resources by preparing and disseminating MEAL products, best practices, lessons learnt reports, capacity statements, one-pager summaries etc. and capturing knowledge management practices.
Coordinate with program staff to create a feedback loop so lessons learned are incorporated into program implementation and programme development;
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Future orientated, thinks strategically
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum five years of experience in an NGO or similar environment; experience developing programs for children in both emergency and development contexts.
Preferred degree in development studies, international relations, or related field.
Solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: Education, FS/L, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, in development and emergency settings.
Practical experience and successful track record in writing and leading proposals for a variety of donors, including institutional, private sector, foundations, corporates, the UN etc.
Good knowledge of the development and emergency donor environment and expectations in South Sudan preferred.
Good knowledge of the landscape of implementing partners and government structures in South Sudan preferred.
Familiarity with project design methods and tools (including assessments, logical frameworks, and work planning) and strong appreciation for innovation and partnership as part of project development.
Good analytical skills, effective negotiator, with proven ability to positively influence cross-departmental and cross sector working.
Experience in developing and working with project budgets.
Proven ability to assess information needs and be innovative in the design and delivery of appropriate targeted solutions.
Proven ability to build and maintain close and constructive working relationships with peers, management and staff in defining and fulfilling knowledge needs.
Understanding of the principles for creating and maintaining communities of practice.
Good personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Ability to work within a multicultural setting.
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures. Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
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