Sunday, August 6, 2017

Plan International,Business Development Manager Jobs in Rwanda



Closing date: 20 Aug 2017
The Organisation:
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s gir
ls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
The Opportunity:
Plan has been working in Rwanda since 2007, using Plan’s Child Centered Community Development Approach with a focus on rights-based work. Plan International Rwanda’s activities are centered on a five-year Country Strategic Plan (CSP 2013-2018) with four country programs:
1) Access quality and inclusive education
2) Early childhood care and development
3) Youth economic security through active citizenship
4) Protection
The purpose of this job is to provide leadership, technical support and overall management of the business development function of Plan International Rwanda.
As Business Development Manager you will support the achievement of country fundraising targets and expanding the funding portfolio, while assisting the senior management at the Country Office in Rwanda to develop a strong professional image among Plan donors so that additional grant funding is acquired to grow and support Plan’s program in Rwanda. This will be achieved through actively seeking and maximizing opportunities for additional funding from a variety of sources.
The incumbent will be based in Plan International Rwanda’s Country Office (Kigali) with field travels whenever necessary, extensive visit to donor representatives in the country and limited international travel to meet with donors/Plan National Offices.
Do you have what it takes?
In order to succeed in this challenging and varied role, you will have significant knowledge of resource mobilization in the development and humanitarian sector.
Demonstrable knowledge as a result of study, training or practical experience on grants acquisition.
Knowledge of the various donor interests, priorities and requirements.
Proven experience spent in a resource mobilization in the development and humanitarian sector.
Demonstrated track record of writing project proposals and obtaining grant funding for development projects from institutional donors.
Behaviours (Plan International’s Values in Practice)
We are open and accountable
Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people.
We strive for lasting impact
Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together
Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
We are inclusive and empowering
Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
Type of Role: Three year Fixed Term Contract
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Salary: Circa $50,000 USD per annum plus benefits
Reports to: Country Director
Closing Date: Sunday 20th August 2017
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.
As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.
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