Business Development Manager, West Africa – Senegal

Business Development Manager, West Africa – Senegal

Position Goal

Reporting to the Regional Manager, West Africa and with a dotted line to the Enterprise Enhancement Director, the Organization Improvement Supervisor gives guidance in business growth and implementation of source mobilization techniques of countries in line with the corporate tactic. This includes the progress and submission of higher-good quality proposals, determining partnerships, ability creating, coordination of initiatives, and information administration aimed at successful new business that grows the organization. Centered on institutional donors and proposal improvement, the situation is section of the Amref Wellness Africa Business enterprise Advancement Unit with a precise focus on organization progress for the Amref West Africa Country Programme. The position is also portion of Amref West Africa Senior Management Workforce (SLT) and will as a result participate in strategic duties related to exterior engagement and networking in the context of a geographical expansion in West Africa.

The Company Advancement Supervisor will posture and take care of all components of the proposal enhancement method, ensuring large good quality and well timed submission. S/he will proactively seek out consortium-making possibilities. S/he will manage and/or assist article submission and classes uncovered procedures as very well as employ program design expertise to guidebook and direct top quality application style and design (HQ and subject-dependent technological and finance colleagues) that builds on evidence-based methods and is responsive to the rules and specs outlined by the donor.

The job holder will do the job with colleagues from different models in Amref Overall health Africa, like Programmes, Finance, Communications, and Checking and Analysis, to create and submit higher-top quality institutional and significant-worth proposals and donor interaction substance. S/he need to be proactive in figuring out new and non-traditional resources of funding from a assortment of institutional donors and doing work to leverage Amref Wellness Africa’s funding potential customers.

The Business enterprise Enhancement Supervisor will build the capacity of Amref Health Africa staff members in establishing and taking care of strategic consortium partnerships with other NGOs and private sector businesses where proper. S/he will liaise with the Business Improvement counterparts at HQ in producing and utilizing Amref Health Africa’s Fundraising Tactic and Operational Strategy, as properly as have interaction in the teams’ growth of finest techniques and evidenced-based strategies used in proposals.

Principal Duties


  • Determine relevant impending funding options, keep track of grant forecasts, and use sources to progress intelligence accumulating.
  • Notify SLT on donor traits that could effect plan-related conclusions and the geographical expansion procedure
  • Identify and nurture interactions with strategic partners (CSOs, tutorial organizations, and non-public sector companies) to improve Amref Wellbeing Africa’s likelihood of good results in partnering with solid companions for competitive calls for proposals.
  • Aid communications crew in producing suitable product to talk with donors and associates
  • Put together suggestions based mostly on unique go/no-go final decision conditions identify and access out to likely companions.
  • Control pre-solicitation proposal preparations and bid organizing take part in pre-design meetings and drafting sections of the proposal in advance of the solicitation coordinate and aid design workshops.
  • Aid field groups to obtain appropriate state and complex region facts that informs layout.
  • Strengthen place-amount teams’ capacities in Business enterprise Enhancement

Proposal Preparing and Coordination

  • Lead the coordination and growth of superior-top quality proposals from preliminary growth to grant submissions manage partners’ inputs to the price tag software.
  • Coordinate/provide specialized enter to the discipline and HQ-dependent Finance Officers to help the completion of the cost application in alignment with the technical software structure.
  • Control the proposal evaluation procedure and examine for price range alignment, responsiveness, and compliance with donor suggestions.
  • Create efficient doing the job interactions with companions on proposal bids help the management of consultants recruited to assist proposal growth.
  • Assistance the recruitment system to be certain the identification and inclusion of experienced crucial staff in proposals.

Post Submission

  • Contribute to collecting and sharing proposal procedure classes acquired immediately after the submission coordinate system design handover to Programme Manager(s).

Exterior Engagement and Networking

  • Discover intercontinental and neighborhood companions for upcoming opportunities build and cultivate strategic partnerships that lead to the development of Amref West Africa
  • Identify intercontinental and community companions for upcoming alternatives and do the job with the region teams, small business models, and Europe and North The united states workplaces to get, update and share intelligence on approaching chances, pipelines, and donor priorities.
  • Networking with strategic donors, amassing strategic intelligence on opportunities, updating the donor contacts and database, and liaising with important in-region and global donors.
  • Set up and guide donor conferences and calls with partners.
  • Perform donor outreach and comply with up with topic issue professionals for arranging meetings assist specialized advisors to establish organizational functionality statements in coordination with the communications staff.
  • Function collaboratively with workforce members to accomplish the established organization improvement targets.
  • Conduct other responsibilities as assigned.

Essential Skills

Training and Specialist Skills

  • Master’s diploma in Health, Public Health, Global Enhancement/Relations, Economics, Human Rights, Political Science, or a connected suitable complex discipline strongly desired.

Necessary Qualifications and Knowledge

  • At least 6 (6) several years of practical experience with an NGO in a senior company improvement/programme funding place(s) involving proposal enhancement and donor liaison.
  • Two (2) or a lot more decades of knowledge doing work on USG proposal responses as a prime or sub husband or wife, which include collaborating in capture efforts, writing applicable sections of proposals, and producing proposal budgets.
  • Knowledge in developing successful proposals and/or tender bids to Institutional Donors, foundations, and Personal Funders.

Knowledge, Techniques and Abilities

  • Shown potent producing, enhancing, and conversation expertise.
  • Eager interest and excitement in business advancement with a willingness to understand and ambition to just take on positions of rising obligation.
  • Depth-oriented, flexible, and equipped to cope with multiple concurrent responsibilities.
  • Ready to function independently as very well as component of a workforce.
  • Superb interpersonal and negotiation capabilities to operate effectively in a multi-cultural ecosystem.
  • Ability to prioritize possess workload and get the job done with minimal supervision.
  • Skill to direct sophisticated proposals, and development groups.
  • Means to function underneath force and multitask.


  • Fluent in spoken and penned English and French.

How to implement

Fascinated? Be sure to visit our web site business-development-manager-west-africa/ to make your application. You will be directed to our on-line portal wherever you will will need to develop an account in purchase for you to be capable to submit your application. Your application really should include a include letter detailing why you are the very best suit for this position and your CV with applicable competencies and practical experience. The closing date will be November 23, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duly be aware that Amref Wellbeing Africa does not involve candidates to spend any cash at what ever phase of the recruitment and range method and has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Despite the fact that Amref might use various position boards from time to time to additional spread its arrive at for applicants, all open vacancies are revealed on our internet site below the Vacancies web page and on our official social media internet pages. Kindly be aware that formal e-mails from Amref Overall health Africa will get there from an address.

Amref Health and fitness Africa is fully commited to safeguarding and marketing the welfare of kids, young folks, and susceptible grown ups and expects all workers to share this motivation. Amref Wellbeing Africa is an equivalent opportunity employer and has a non-smoking cigarettes ecosystem policy.