AMREF Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

Purpose: To provide technical leadership in the identification and development of Amref Health Africa regional and South Sudan projects and enterprises in line with the Corporate and Regional Programmes Strategy; including development, finalisation and submission of high quality proposals and concept papers and

assessing, developing and overseeing social enterprises for the organization.

The job holder will lead the implementation and achievement of targets of business and resource mobilization strategies (2018 – 2022) for Regional and South Sudan programs.

Responsibilities

Programme Development

  • Support the Regional and South
    Sudan programs to develop and submit high quality multimillion, multi-country applications to institutional donors.

    Technical support

  • Support reviewers to improve the quality of proposals submitted to donors; (selection
    of funding opportunities, assigning teams to develop and review applications).

    Enterprise Development

  • Increase Amref Health’s enterprise portfolio in Regional and South Sudan programs by assessing feasibility of proposed projects, developing business plans and setting up
    and overseeing prioritized enterprises; building relationships with key customers, and gathering intelligence on the business environment.

    Capacity Building

  • Build capacity of Regional and South Sudan teams to support business and enterprise development appropriately through training and
    application of a grant making and enterprise development systems with standard tools,
    templates and processes.

    Client relations

  • Work with the relevant department and teams across the organisation to increase client (donors, MoH, partners) awareness of Amref Health Africa’s niche area, performance and reputation as a means to increase and ensure
    follow-on funding.

    Coordination

  • Improve coordination of various teams at headquarters,regional programmes directorate, South Sudan, Europe and North America by
    harnessing
    the available expertise and optimising its usage in business development

    Knowledge management

  • Establish and implement a proposal knowledge management system (information analytics system) that generates timely and
    appropriate reports for the senior management.

    Qualifications

  • Masters degree in public health, social sciences or development studies.
  • Additional qualification in project management, results-based management and/or public health (desirable)
  • Training and/or understanding of social enterprise development
  • Familiarity with use of databases.
  • Ability to work in multicultural contexts and teams, including managing internal and external relationships across countries and continents.
  • Principles of data organisation and project management
  • At least -5 years proven experience in strategic proposal development with a development organisation (preferably with a focus on public/community health and development) in Africa
  • Demonstrated capacity to generate ideas and develop proposals/concept notes
  • Regional level experience
  • Use of IT in programme management
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good team player and communicator

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by Wednesday, 23 May 2018. Feedback will be given to shortlisted candidates only.

    For more information and job application details, see; AMREF Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

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