Business Development Lead

at Tearfund
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 5, 2022
Category Business Development
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Tearfund in Ethiopia is looking for a highly competent and experienced Business Development Lead (BDL), to support the Ethiopia Country Programme in maintaining the existing grant portfolio and developing its planned expansion in line with Tearfund Country Strategy. Tearfund also places great importance on recruiting a Business Development Lead (BDL) who has a practical commitment to Tearfund's values, vision and mission when working alongside Tearfund's partner organisations.

Tearfund is a UK based, Christian NGO working in over 45 of the poorest countries around the world, to lift people out of poverty, using local partners and churches wherever possible. Key to our success are our values and characteristics, and the dedication and professionalism of Tearfund staff and partners in the countries we work. Tearfund has been working in Ethiopia since the 1970s. Along with our in-country partners, we have supported the establishment and development of more than 20,000 self-help groups (SHGs) across 50 locations in Ethiopia, as a sustainable, holistic approach to fighting poverty.

The Business Development Lead (BDL) takes the lead to produce high quality proposals to access donor funding for the country office and selected partners. The BDL will provide accountability to those donors whilst ensuring compliance to donor and Tearfund rules and conditions.The role maintains current relationships, and/or establishes new relationships with donors & Tearfund strategic partners. Identifies new areas for engagement, and research the latest in the humanitarian/development/ sector and creates new funding opportunities and products for potential donors.

Do you want to use your skills to truly make a difference, by putting your faith into action? Do you have proven experience in in both Local and/or International NGO with similar position: Proposal development (narrative and budgets) and donor reporting, Proven ability to develop winning proposals for public and/or private sector donors, proven experience of logframe development and project cycle management, Project design and implementation, strategic planning, capacity-building. Are you fluent in English and do you have the right to live and work in Ethiopia?

If the above describes you, have a look at the attached Job Profile and do apply. This is an International position based in Ethiopia and the Annual basic salary is set at £32,631** Applicants who have the right to live and work in Ethiopia will be considered for this position.

The recruitment process includes specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

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