Regional Business Development Coordinator – Senegal

Regional Business Development Coordinator – Senegal

Posture Title : Regional Organization Progress Coordinator

Supervised by : Regional Head of Programme (RHOP)

Reporting to : Regional Head of Programme (RHOP)

Obligation station : Dakar

Spot of operation : WANALA Area

Work Period : 12 months (renewable)

Kind of Deal (Expat/Countrywide/Trainee) : Expatriate

Salary & Added benefits : Contractual disorders in the emptiness under


The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced individuals throughout the world: we supply unexpected emergency aid, fight for their legal rights, and bolster their opportunity for a brighter potential. We work in conflict-afflicted regions, together the displacement routes, and in the nations around the world the place refugees settle. In cooperation with regional communities, we attempt for dependable and sustainable solutions. We get the job done towards thriving integration and – anytime achievable – for the fulfillment of the would like to return dwelling.

The Danish Refugee Council was started in Denmark in 1956 and has given that grown to turn out to be an intercontinental humanitarian firm with a lot more than 7,000 workers and 8,000 volunteers. Primarily based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and present in forty nations around the world, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-revenue-creating, politically independent, non-governmental and non-denominational relief group.

Our vision is a dignified daily life for all displaced. All our efforts are primarily based on our price compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

  1. Context

DRC has been operating in West Africa due to the fact 1998 and in Latin The united states and the Caribbean considering the fact that 2011. The DRC West-North Africa & Latin The us (WANALAC) Regional Workplace is dependent in Dakar, Senegal, and handles several nations around the world. Led by the Regional Executive Director, the DRC WANALAC oversees, supports, and presents strategic instructions for DRC’s State Places of work in the higher than-pointed out areas. From May possibly 2022, it will involve Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Colombia and Venezuela. A office of multi-state grants and functions has been recognized at the Regional Place of work since February 2021 with multi country and cross border jobs and regionally held grants.

The placement of Company Improvement Coordinator is a new placement at the Regional Place of work.

  1. Goals of the position

Responsible for supporting the Regional Head of Programmes (RHOP) and Executive Director for the Area (EDR) by major business enterprise development processes at regional amount, together with aspects of partnership engagement, strategic programmatic enhancement, and proposal progress. Tasked with anchoring organization enhancement in the area to strengthen present and recognize new partnerships and options at regional and region degree. Accountable to nation programmes for technical assist and pro assistance all over engagement and proposal progress. Experiences RHOP with a technical line to the Director of Partnerships, Engagement, and Fundraising (PEF) Division at HQ to align strategic engagement initiatives.

  1. Responsibilities


  • Produce, coordinate, and direct regional processes for organization enhancement and strategic programme enhancement.
  • Assistance donor engagement and the enhancement and upkeep of strategic partnerships in the area.
  • Offer business advancement help to country programmes inside of the area on request.
  • Coordinate with related world wide functions to ensure regional efforts are in line with organisational tactics.


  • In near collaboration with sectors lead, determine strategic partners at regional stage and assistance state offices in pinpointing strategic kinds.
  • Direct regional reflections on strategic partnerships and exit methods.
  • Improve the get the job done with authorities, sustainability and ownership in tactics and system growth, and initiate new ways of partnering with critical stakeholders.
  • Contextualise world wide fundraising and engagement procedures for the region and produce regional donor engagement options to foster and keep constructive, extensive-phrase interactions with strategic regional donors and partners.
  • Direct regional donor mapping to determine strategic donors and areas of programmatic priority overlap and alignment.
  • Assistance donor and lover engagement efforts of the RHOP and EDR by way of preparation, intelligence, stick to up, and typical servicing of strategic regional partnerships.
  • Preserve a comprehensive regional donor databases to monitor donor engagements and coordinate donor outreach and communications during the area, in line with world wide donor databases and monitoring initiatives.
  • Proactively observe donor portals and track donor engagements to establish and disseminate new and strategic funding chances all through the location and coordinate with world wide and regional small business improvement colleagues.
  • Provide expert information to place programmes close to engagement and fundraising procedures and support country programmes in the development of donor engagement strategies


  • Lead the growth of new, strategic, or intricate interventions and proposals (such as lengthy-time period consortia or commercial contracts) at regional degree, including external conversation with donors or partners and interior coordination and system administration with suitable stakeholders, like worldwide advisors.
  • Collaborate with regional programme and assistance groups to align and adapt strategic programmatic priorities and regional capacity with regional donor approaches and funding options.
  • Under the route of the RHOP, direct or support country programmes in the enhancement of new, strategic, or elaborate interventions and proposals exterior of place programme potential or resources.


  • Lead the advancement of multi-state and regional proposals and tasks, together with convening pertinent programmatic, grants and guidance colleagues in the region and at HQ and running processes to supply top quality and well timed submissions.

On request and below the path of the RHOP, provide proposal improvement assistance to region programmes, and pro suggestions all over concept/programme design and narrative proposal progress.

  1. Skills demanded

The achievements in this posture needs that you listen to teams and partners, that you are capable to supply remote complex management to DRC teams and community companions, and that you know how to show leadership in your industry of obligation. In addition:

Experience and complex competencies: (consist of decades of practical experience)

  • At the very least 5 a long time of encounter at a senior level top strategic new organization advancement, strategic engagement, and fundraising endeavours.
  • Master’s diploma in political science, international development, economics or other appropriate area
  • Shown expertise primary the growth of large-worth and complicated proposals to humanitarian or growth donors.
  • Shown expertise in partaking, coordinating, and sustaining networks with donors, associates, and neighborhood actors.
  • Shown expertise of humanitarian and growth programming in the WANALA context.
  • Political and cultural sensitivity, endurance, tact, diplomacy, persistence, and a crew-oriented perspective.
  • Willingness to journey throughout WANALA, at times on limited discover.
  • Comprehensive experienced proficiency in English


  • Practical experience with non-conventional donors / substitute funding mechanisms is a unique gain.
  • Knowledge working in a regional place of work
  • Performing proficiency in French
  1. Required abilities and features

All DRC roles need the article-holder to master DRC’s main competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching outcomes when making sure successful procedures.
  • Collaborating: Involving pertinent parties and encouraging suggestions.
  • Using the direct: Using ownership and initiative although aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and talking effectively and truthfully.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and endorsing the maximum requirements of moral and experienced perform in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Perform, such as safeguarding versus sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
  1. Contractual ailments
  • Expatriate deal or beneath Senegalese regulations for Senegalese Nationals
  • Length : 12 months
  • Classification DRC : Non Management F (F1 : 39.200 DKK/month)
  1. General regulations

The personnel shall abide by :

  • DRC regulations on safety, health, COVID-19 norms and hygiene
  • The Code of Perform and all ethical suggestions, like the Code of Carry out and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework
  • Policies for the use of the DRC guesthouse, which is a working lodging

In addition :

  • Personnel ought to not interact in any other paid out exercise during the DRC deal period of time with no prior authorization
  • Worker must not engage in any activity that could hurt DRC or the implementation of any venture during the DRC agreement time period
  • Employee ought to not give interviews to the media or publish undertaking-associated photographs or other product without prior authorization
  • Personnel shall return all borrowed gear for the challenge to DRC right after the finish of the deal period or upon ask for
  1. Software Course of action

Are you intrigued? Then use for this posture on the net**:** All applicants must upload a address letter and an up-to-date CV (no for a longer time than four webpages). Equally need to be in English**. Programs can only be created on the internet, on the internet site indicated over.**

DRC encourages all applicants to implement and does not observe any discrimination in any recruitment method. DRC supplies equivalent option in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the foundation of race, intercourse, color, faith, sexual orientation, age, marital position or incapacity.

Closing date for apps: 31 January 2023. Programs submitted soon after this date will not be regarded as.

Owing to the urgency of the placement, DRC has the appropriate to recruit a prospect who matches the required profile prior to the previously mentioned deadline.

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