Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
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The Regional Business Development Manager WAF will lead on new business development in support of all countries in the region; creating, identifying and accessing new funding opportunities; maintaining a consistent standard of donor relations and ensuring high-quality proposal development across variable country contexts. They will actively seek to grow income for the confederation through multi-country funding opportunities and consortium partnerships with Civil Society Organisations, but also with Private Sector (consultancy firms specialised in development) or international organisations (such as United Nation Organisations…) .
Please see the job description for further details.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for an experienced resource mobilization specialist, able to demonstrate success in engaging with bilateral and multilateral donors for an international agency like Oxfam. You will have strong networking, representational and negotiation skills and be an effective communicator- both in English and French- able to articulate strategy and policy issues through effective oral and written briefs. You will be able to work effectively across multi-cultural, multi-functional teams. You will be familiar with government decision-making processes, both political and technical, including budget processes, appropriation, protocols, and communications
What we offer
This role provides an excellent opportunity to Increase Oxfam’s impact in the region by ensuring Oxfam’s country offices and regional programs are supported to deliver high quality programs, and are able to convert the quality of these programs into learning and knowledge for future program designs and new business development opportunities.
How to apply
If you believe your qualifications meet the requirements, please click on the “apply” button to start the application process.
Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.