The Senior Business Development Manager, Livelihoods and Economic Development (LED) will join a vibrant team and growing organization to contribute to increasing our impact, growth, revenues and global footprint in Livelihoods, Economic Development, Climate/Environmental work and Agriculture. The Senior Business Development Manager will contribute their experience and expertise with these technical areas to support the LED programs and country teams in organizational growth and impact goals.
This role will lead on key Positioning and Capture activities by serving as Capture Manager to competitively position the organization for funding opportunities with institutional donors (USAID, USDA, EU, DFID). The individual will lead collaborative Technical Design and Proposal Development by leading the development of competitive proposals to institutional donors to increase the scale and impact of the organization’s portfolio. Lead strategy designs, partnering and the end-to-end business development process for key LED opportunities. They will contribute to Organizational Knowledge Management and Learning via development of organizational business development knowledge management best practices, strategy, policies, procedures, and manuals. Build the capacity of the organization to build business development capacities. The position can be based in Washington, D.C. or Baltimore. Should the position be based in D.C. it will be expected to travel to our Baltimore location 2-3 days per week for the first 6 months.