Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Business Development Specialist Jobs

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Business Development Specialist Jobs

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  • Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all.

  • We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, in the locations where we work.Job Summary

  • The Business Development Specialist shall play a key role in all aspects of new business acquisition at UPMB. Under the guidance of the Director Program Development and Management (PDM) the position will address three key functions that is Positioning UPMB to win new businesses/proposals. strengthening and maintaining the business processes that support the business development unit and Support the development of donor proposals in collaboration with UPMB’s program units, cost unit, and the field, from start to finish.

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Position UPMB for new business opportunities with support

  • Monitor donor forecasts and communications for relevant upcoming opportunities

  • Review and summarize new business opportunities and potential partnerships in alignment with UPMB priorities and strategic plan

  • Assist with negotiations of pre-teaming and teaming agreements, and scopes of work with local and international partners

  • Ensure up to date donor knowledge, and maintain relationships with UPMB staff, potential partners and consultants, with guidance from the Director programe Development and Management (PDM) This shall include but not limited to working collaboratively with other program staff to develop and implement intelligence gathering and positioning strategies to strengthen UPMB stature, credibility, and likelihood of winning new business.

  • Identify tools, methods, and process that will improve UPMB’s business development process

  • Support and build capacity of technical staff to manage the proposal development process, including ensuring the use of business development systems, processes and best practices to develop the most responsive and competitive proposals.

  • Maintain the proposal calendar and monitor adherence to the defined process and deadlines for technical proposals, rosters/recruiting,
    proposal budgets, production schedules and quality standards for proposals. Work with the PDM Director (and technical senior managers as required) to resolve issues with delays or other roadblocks in the proposal process.

  • Monitor and ensure responsiveness and compliance of proposals to the solicitation.

  • Provide support and guidance to partners to obtain required information and ensure the development of a collaborative, complete, and compliant proposal.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, development studies, business administration, or an equivalent degree with experience in business development).

  • At least four (5) years of related experience is required,

  • Significant work experience with CDC, USAID, DFID and/or other donor/foundation funding and demonstrated experience with management of winning bids.

  • Experience developing and/or reviewing proposal budgets and cost proposals.

  • Proposal experience with bilateral and multilateral agencies and large funding in addition to USAID and CDC is strongly preferred.

  • Experience in health communication and/or knowledge management preferred.

    Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to manage complex processes and team relationships to ensure effective collaboration by various contributors to the process, including contributors from multiple offices/units and at all levels of the organization.

  • Excellent research, data analysis/synthesis, and presentation skills. Experience in organizing and managing and disseminating large and complex sets of business information.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle the high stress environment of business development with grace and a sense of humor.

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated good judgment and ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and work proactively.

  • Appreciation for the values, mission and vision of UPMB.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Business Development Specialist Jobs

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