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Business Development Officer

Job Description

Title: Business Development Officer

Location: Kampala, National Office

Reporting To: Senior Business Development Officer

Purpose of the position:

To work within the Business Development Division alongside sectorial specialists and Integrated Programs staff in the design and development of grant proposals.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support to the Business Development Division in the acquisition of new grants and monitoring opportunities by researching on donor websites, newspaper postings and through Support Offices.

  • Lead proposal development in selected areas of World Vision Uganda’s work during the designing of new projects and redesigning of existing ones.

  • Work with World Vision Uganda technical specialists and Support Offices to develop high quality, innovative proposals

  • Act as overall coordinator between Support Offices, partners, Quality Assurance and Integrated Programs during the design process until project start up.

  • Review and improve concepts to proposal level

  • Initiate new proposals based on relevant calls for proposals

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with principal donors and understand donor’s emerging priorities

  • Support the Division in identifying strategic partners to strengthen World Vision Uganda’s position in bidding for new awards

  • Identify other strategic partnerships in Uganda and conduct due diligence exercises for partners involved in new proposal development. Ensure that partner relations are maintained and improved

Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • University degree in management, development, or related field;

  • A minimum of 4 years work experience in proposal development from a recognized international orgnasation.

  • Experience in project design and writing proposals to a high standard.

  • A clear understanding of major donors’ perspectives, requirements and standards