As a Business Development Manager, you will position World Vision US and National Offices for anticipated funding opportunities to meet emergency needs caused by natural disaster, population movements and displacements or slow onset emergencies. Coordinate and manage all components of the proposal development process, ensuring a high quality and timely submission. Manage post submission and lessons learned processes. Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.
- Keep Christ central in our individual and corporate lives. Attend and participate in the leadership of devotions, weekly Chapel services and regular prayer.
- Identify and analyze relevant upcoming funding opportunities through advance intelligence gathering. Identify relevant technical, partner, and proposal development resources to use in pursuing new funding opportunities.
Manage pre-solicitation proposal preparations and bid planning, including: provisional go/no-go decision process, identification of partners and other scopes of work, development of win-themes, participation in pre-design meetings, and drafting sections of the proposal in advance of the solicitation, as appropriate.
Work with US and field based technical specialists and consortium partners to plan, coordinate and facilitate design workshops. Support field teams to collect relevant country and technical area information that informs design.
Ensure quality completion of inputs to proposal technical submission, including the setting, collating, and editing of proposal sections; managing internal proposal review process; coordination and quality-checking of partners(s)’ inputs to the technical application; and completing required proposal annexes.
Provide technical inputs to field and US-based finance officers to support completion of the cost application in alignment with the technical program design. Manage partners’ inputs to the cost application.
Contribute to collecting and sharing proposal development lessons learned after proposal submission.
For funded proposals, coordinate program design hand over to program manager(s).
Perform other duties as assigned.
Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as part of a team.
- Keep informed of organizational announcements, activities and changes via regular reading of the WVUS Intranet and other corporate communication tools.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline or equivalent work experience (eight years). Master’s degree in Health, Education, International Development or related technical discipline strongly preferred. In addition to education or education equivalent, requires work experience in international relief and development. Experience must include a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience; field experience in previous emergency responses preferred. Experience with USG solicitation is required; substantive relevant experience in proposal development for other multilateral or bilateral donors may be considered within the years of experience sought. Strong preference for past experience with USAID/OFDA and/or State Department/BPRM donors.
Years Of Experience:
5+ to 7 Years
Level of Education:
4 Year Degree
About the Organization
The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.
We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.