Development Consultant

TechnoServe, Inc. is an international nonprofit development organization founded.

Its mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women in poor rural and urban areas of the developing world to build businesses that create jobs, income and economic opportunity for their families, their communities and their countries.

The overall purpose of this consultancy is raise additional funding for the West and Southern Africa division.

This will include raising funds both for existing country programs (e.g., sorghum in Ghana) and new business opportunities in a non-presence country (e.g., entrepreneurship in Malawi).


  • Assess and prioritize new business opportunities across the WSA region
  • Assist the WSA team in making contact with key donors in target countries through an initial road show
  • Lead the proposal development process for high priority opportunities, which includes:
  • Developing the initial lead summary, concept, and budget
  • Identifying and finalizing in-country partners
  • Drafting the full proposal, budget, and accompanying materials
  • Coordinating with TechnoServe DC for revisions and sign offs, as required
  • Submitting to the donor
  • Assisting with contract negotiations, as required
  • Assist with the resource mobilization once proposals are accepted


  • Proven business development / fundraising skills
  • Excellent writer
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to structure and manage complex tasks
  • Proven people / stakeholder management skills

    Deadline: Until filled.

    For more information and application, visit: Development Consultant Website
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