Business Development Manager

This is a new position with the scope for someone to make a real impact within a truly international environment alongside people who are passionate about positive change and strengthening democracy around the world.

Location: Rabat, Morocco

Contract details: Full Time, Fixed term until March 2025. Contract for services

Business Development Manager – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Europe and Central Asia (ECA)

Reporting to the Head of Business Development based in the UK, our new Business Development Manager (BD Manager) will be proactive in identifying and developing new business opportunities with our country offices. This role will be part of a small team covering MENA and ECA. This role based in Morocco will have a particular focus on MENA.

Based in Rabat, the BD Manager will lead specific funding opportunities of up to £5million, managing the process from initial identification and preposition, through to preparation of concept notes and proposals, and contract/grant finalisation, and support project initiation and smooth handover to implementation teams once funding is secured.

This role will be varied, interesting and fast paced. The BD Manager will work collaboratively with our country offices and with teams across the organisation. The role will involve working on multiple business development opportunities at any one time. Some travel to country offices will be required with this role to support business development, programme design and concept note and/or proposal development.