Business Development Officer

Action Against Hunger
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 15

Position description

YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY ...

supporting Action Against Hunger’s Business Development Team to mobilize resources from USAID and US-based foundations to implement high-quality programs, at scale, in pursuit of Action Against Hunger’s objective to treat and prevent undernutrition.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE

  • Designing approach to improve our business development cycle, including developing tools and processes, to improve the development of concept notes, proposals, budgets, teaming agreements, and partner due diligence.
  • Supporting pre-positioning efforts with key US-based donors, including USAID, as well as potential partner organizations with whom we can forge strategic partnerships, and consortia. 
  • Preparing research and engagement tools for senior management to cultivate and strengthen relationships with institutional donors, private foundations, partner organizations, and other stakeholders.
  • Working with the Associate Director, to develop and monitor pre-positioning plans for each of our programs in East Africa and Haiti.
  • Tracking global USG opportunities, in coordination with a Donor Relations Officer, to disseminate to relevant country teams.

 

DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA?

  • Bachelors or master’s degree 
  • A minimum of six years of international development and experience supporting business development teams.
  • Experience with both USAID humanitarian and development programming, including RFAs, APS, and RFP funding mechanisms.
  • Familiarity with relevant institutional donor regulations, policies, procedures and priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience working on teams to produce deliverables under tight deadlines and at exceptional quality.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing diverse, proactive strategies to competitively position the organization for new funding opportunities and productive institutional relationships.
  • Technical knowledge of nutrition, health systems, food security and/or WASH programming is a plus.

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