VVOB Global Proposal & Project Developer Jobs in Zambia

VVOB Global Proposal & Project Developer Jobs in Zambia

  • When you join VVOB, you become a key player in VVOB’s mission to ensure quality education as a key enabler for achieving the sustainable development goals. We implement our programmes and projects with one shared passion: to ensure the improvement of quality education.

  • Our teams of national and international experts achieve this by providing technical assistance to governmental and other education actors. In doing so, worldwide we ensure capacity building of governmental and other education actors.

  • Do you share our ambition to ensure that learners around the world can enjoy their fundamental human right to quality education, without exception? Are you convinced as well that quality education guarantees equal opportunities for everyone and is the key to a better world?

  • We are looking for a Global Proposal & Project Developer for VVOB’s Head Office*. Do you want to take on this challenge? Then continue reading!*

    Responsibilities of the Global Proposal & Project Developer

  • To realise the bold ambitions of our new Learning Unlimited. strategy, we want to strengthen our head office team with a Global Proposal & Project Developer.

  • As our new Global Proposal & Project Developer, you lead the formulation of new high-quality projects across our portfolio. You work closely together with our global strategic advisors (education, M&E, research, partnerships) and our grants coordinators at head office, as well as with our country teams, You report to our global director of programmes. On a regular basis, you travel for limited periods of time to support our country teams and to network.

    You will:

  • You design and develop relevant and scalable projects in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, this naturally includes a strong focus on proposal writing.

  • You provide both short- and long-term
    strategic advice, information, and guidance to VVOB and VVOB’s partners on new business development, in line with policy trends, new developments and the latest research, trends and thinking in education and international development.

  • You help guide the business development and pro-active marketing of VVOB’s flagships.

  • You create and manage partnerships and strong networks with relevant partners, institutions and organisations.

  • You contribute to internal and external knowledge development and learning, by systemizing lessons learned on project and business development and sharing lessons learned with colleagues and partners.

    Your expertise and experience

  • A Master’s or PhD Degree in Education, Human Sciences, or related field; or equivalent by experience;

  • At least 5 years’ work experience in business development in education, by preference in an international context;

  • At least 2 years’ work experience in international cooperation;

  • Knowledge of the education sector; teacher & school leader professional development; and capacity development of institutions;

  • Experience in formulating high quality concept notes and full proposals for a range of donors/investors;

  • Experience in networking and presenting in international meetings and fora;

  • Experience with working in a multicultural team;

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;

  • Language: strong command of English;

  • Preferred: work experience in low- and/or middle-income countries.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; VVOB Global Proposal & Project Developer Jobs in Zambia

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