Head of Business Development

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United Kingdom
Apply by 15 January 2017
Full-time staff position
Posted on 20 December 2016

Job Description

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Head of Business Development to join our team in London.

The position holder will lead the organisation’s business development activities. S/he will work closely with headquarters, regional and country teams to ensure that high quality competitive proposals are submitted in response to solicited and unsolicited opportunities from public and private donors. S/he will manage a business development (BD) team comprising three full time employees and one intern.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Master’s in Public Health, Development Studies, Development Economics or similar field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Extensive experience in business development, with some experience at senior management level with responsibility for a team of direct reports.
  • Familiar with fundraising strategies, preparing and implementing them.
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience in generating income from statutory and institutional donors such as DFID, USAID.
  • Experience in international development particularly health/humanitarian programming or health systems strengthening.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong technical/scientific writing skills
  • Strong experience of managing, motivating and leading people
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and foster open communications
  • Proven ability to negotiate effectively with donors and partners
  • Solid organisational skills: the ability to work productively and accurately under pressure in a fast-paced, demanding environment

To be concidered for this position you need to have the Right to Work in UK.

About the Organization

Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. We have increasingly found our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with similar public health interventions for greater impact and have therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions. Our areas of expertise include:

  • disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • disease control and elimination
  • health systems strengthening
  • research, monitoring and evaluation leading to best practice
  • behaviour change communication
  • national and international advocacy, and policy development

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