*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.
Create, lead and drive an aggressive LMMS product sales plan ensuring sales are quadrupled by 2020, the footprint of LMMS (geographically & agency base) is increased and revenue targets for every year are met or exceeded.
Transform the LMMS into a cutting edge, forward thinking, and thought leading brand within the humanitarian industry resulting in significantly increased market share, market penetration, and overall brand equity & value.
In FY18, secure a minimum of $500,000 and in FY19 a minimum of $750,000 and then by FY20, secure a minimum of $1 million annually for product development & product maintenance.
This should be done through creating and maintaining a healthy pipeline of proposals for grants to major donors, corporations, innovation funds, institutional donors and any other source of funding.
Member of the LMMS leadership team.
Provide input and contribute to the LMMS team and the overall Capabilities and Effectiveness team objectives.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
University degree in Marketing, Information Technology, International Development, Business Administration or equivalent related to field.
Strong empirical knowledge of both the humanitarian/development and business sectors.
Ability to think strategically, work successfully “outside the box” whilst being able to translate ideas into implementation.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Business development and finance.
Strong project and information management skills, with the ability to coordinate across various teams.
IT technical proficiency with basic knowledge on personal computers, networking and/or database systems is required.
Five years experience in sales, marketing, and communications (ideally in B2B sales).
Three years experience in international development and business related activities.
Proven ability to initiate and manage cross-sector/multi-sector relationships.
Demonstrated ability to direct, work and foster culturally diverse team.
Project Management (preferred).
Business Model Generation toolkit.
Must be fluent in English.
Post Graduate degree in Business Administration, International Development, or equivalent related to field.
Demonstrated knowledge of NGO internal structures and processes.
Fluent in a second language preferably where WV operates.
Entrepreneurial/private sector experience.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.