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Institutional Business Development Country Resource Mobilization Manager (CRMM) - Job Opportunity at Heifer International September, 2018 - Ajira Tanzania

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Institutional Business Development Country Resource Mobilization Manager (CRMM) - Job Opportunity at Heifer International September, 2018 - Ajira Tanzania

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Our Client Heifer International is a global non-profit, humanitarian development organization founded by Dan West in 1944 dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering smallholder farm families around the globe become self-reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable animal agricultural enterprise. The global headquarters is located at 1 World Avenue, Little Rock Arkansas, USA.
Country Program is seeking to recruit competent candidate for the following position

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Job Title : Institutional Business Development Country Resource Mobilization Manager (CRMM)
Location : Dar es Salaam- Tanzania
FUNCTION:

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The Institutional Business Development Country Resource Mobilization Manager (CRMM) will be based in Heifer International’s country office in Tanzania. S/he plays a central role in her/his country of assignment in defining resource mobilization strategies, identifying market opportunities, building relationships, strategically positioning Heifer with potential funders and partners, strengthening country office capacity for resource mobiliza­tion, and responding to funding opportunities, specifically institutional funders such as USAID and the EU. The CRMM will report to the Partnership and Business Development Manager located at the Institutional Business Development (IBD) office in Washington, DC. S/he will work closely with the Country Director (CD) and country team to effectively conduct market analysis on funding trends, gather business intelligence, identify and participate in responding to business opportunities in the country and in the region, as needed. S/he will be a member of country program manage­ment team of his/her assigned country. S/he will join existing and/or create new and relevant netwoks in-country to position Heifer for business partnerships. The CRMM, in coordination with the IBD team and the CD, will coordinate pre-bid, bid, and post-bid processes for the country of assign­ment. This, among others, will include relationship building, intelligence gathering, processing and sharing of key information in a timely manner; capture planning, initiating Go/NoGo decisions; identification and vetting of partners, drafting of pre/teaming agreements and writing sections of funding proposals as needed. S/he collaborates with other Heifer resource mobilization/fundraising teams, as needed, to identify and respond to specific institutional funders, foundations and corporate funding opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

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  1. In collaboration with IBD and country teams, design a roadmap to set resource mobilization and partnership goals, that would guide the BD work for the Heifer programs in Tanzania
  2. Conduct market assessment and in-country funding priorities and trends, and update the IBD and country team on a regular basis.
  • Build, nurture and document relationships with institutional funders and potential host-country government departments in country and position Heifer for partnerships.
  1. Assess, Identify, cultivate, and manage relationships with existing and potential local and international partners leading to mutual business partnerships.
  2. Assist country office in producing appropriate marketing materials, e.g. capability statements, Past Performance Reports (PPRs), etc. for positioning and proposals.
  3. Coordinate and contribute to the design, writing, review and approval of project proposals and concept papers for submission to funders.

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  • In collaboration with other resource mobilization colleagues, design and deliver business development training and capacity building workshops and mentoring services to country office and other Heifer staff, as needed.
  • ln collaboration with other resource mobilization colleagues, design and deliver business development training and capacity building workshops and mentoring services to country office and other Heifer staff, as needed.
  1. Continually track, measure, evaluate and report achievement of country Resource Mobilization goals, shared value, with a focus on recom­mending and incorporating improvements as appropriate.
  2. Regularly track opportunities in country and report back to other team members.
  3. Perform other duties as assigned
ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS:

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Relationship builder, networker, strategic, organized, team player, communicator, proactive, detail-oriented Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree plus five (5) years of business development experience in Tanzania or East Africa.
  • Fluent in English (fluency in other languages is a plus).
Preferred Requirements:

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  • Master’s degree in business development or international development or a related field.
  • Minimum two (2) or more years living and working in Tanzania or East Africa.
NOTE:
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer.
Application procedure.

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Only email application with the position title placed in the subject line is accepted. Please send your application to crystalhumancapital@gmail.com . Please note that the application deadline is 15th August 2018 and only SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please include:
  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae with name and telephone contacts of three referees.
  3. Copies of relevant certificates
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