Partners with internal teams and eternal partners to ensure implementation of the new business lifecycle, including pre-positioning, proposal development and leveraging results. Leads critical discussions with global technical leadership in developing new business opportunities and securing funding from foundations, corporations, governments, and other multi-lateral donors (e.g., UN agencies, World Bank, Global Fund). Focuses efforts on diversification of institutional donors while ensuring a growth rate that maximizes the organization’s impact. Cultivates, solicits, and stewards institutional donors. Identifies and negotiates strategic partnerships with international and local (i.e., target country) non-profit and for-profit agencies and organizations. Identifies new funding opportunities. On specific opportunities will work with Programs and Impact and other business units to advise on strategic decisions affecting program strategic directions and partnering opportunities.