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Business Development and Strategic Partnership Manager (International Development)


Type of role:Business, management and IT
Location:Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Salary:USD 30,000 annual gross salary
Contract type:Permanent
Full Time:38 hours per week
Application Closing Date:31 Dec 2018
Interview date:TBC
Start date:As soon as possible

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

You will lead business and partnership development and support programme development in VSO Cambodia. You will ensure that VSO’s unique volunteering for development approach and People First are at the heart of all that we do; and, that we deliver sustainable change for, and with our primary actors to end poverty and inequality.

Skills, qualifications and experience

You have at least 5 years’ experience in developing and implementing funding strategies that deliver income against targets. This includes an ability to research, develop strong relationships with donors and partner organisations.

You have a proven track record in writing winning donor proposals for donors including USAID, EC, UKAID, SIDA and UN Agencies.

You have experience in preparing compelling, high quality documentation (concept notes, presentations, proposals, budgets, reports, logframes, theories of change etc.) for different donor and partner audiences.

You have experience in leading on partnership with excellent representational skills, relationship building for influence with substantial experience of networking with a diverse range of stakeholders, including at senior levels.

You have the ability to work collaboratively with people at all levels internally and externally.

You have some experience in integrated Programme development preferably one of thematic expertise in Education, Livelihood and Youth, and familiarity with using participatory evidence-based programming approach.

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

This role is open to national and international applicants, and national terms and conditions will apply to both. VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications. Start date is as soon as possible.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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