ChildFund India
Specialist, Business Development
Fund-raising Business Development, Grants Writer
Mumbai Maharashtra
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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title: Specialist, Business Development 

 

Division/ Department: Country Management                  

 

Reports to: Senior Manager, Program & Partnership (with matrix reporting to Director, Resource Mobilization)

 

Location: Mumbai

 

ABOUT US

 

ChildFund is a child development organization representing the voice of deprived, excluded and vulnerable children in India regardless of their race, creed and gender, since 1951. We annually reach out to over 3 million children, youth, and their families, from 3200 communities in 85 districts across 15 states in India, through our long and short-term programs and partnerships.

 

ChildFund International is committed to a workplace culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Furthermore, ChildFund International is committed to ensuring a workplace that safeguards and protects all children, including preventing their sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as preventing the sexual exploitation and abuse of its staff, partners, and program participants.

 

ChildFund International is committed to a workplace culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Furthermore, ChildFund International is committed to ensuring a workplace that safeguards and protects all children, including preventing their sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as preventing the sexual exploitation and abuse of its staff, partners, and program participants.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Specialist, Business Development will be responsible for maximising income from strategic partnerships with corporates, foundations, institutions, and government agencies. The role-holder will work closely with the Program, Partnership and Business Development teams to deliver the fundraising targets as per Fundraising strategy and Country Strategy Plans of ChildFund in India. Also the role is expected to significantly contribute towards strengthening ChildFund India’s positioning in the government and leading development forums in Maharashtra and other states.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Engage in the development and implementation of fundraising strategy with clearly articulated targets.

  • To develop plans & targets for raising financial resources from corporates, institutions & government agencies within the context of the overall fundraising strategy and business plan. 

  • To work with key internal stakeholders and teams to develop quality funding proposals.  

  • To research and identify prospects, develop relationships & nurture networks to build and maintain a pipeline of prospects. 

  • Organize and maintain up-to-date ChildFund materials for proposals, briefs and concept-notes.

  • To manage corporates and other donor accounts from the process of identifying the prospect till end line reporting and relationship building for partnerships beyond the funding period. 

  • To keep up-to-date and accurate records of all prospective donors on internal portal, (e.g. Salesforce) for reporting, tracking and evaluation purposes.

  • Lead liaising with relevant government departments for technical, financial and positioning collaborations.

  • Build relationships with corporate networks, large foundations, bi-lateral and multilateral agencies.

  • To attend meetings and events to collaborate, network and to strengthen organizational relationships.

  • To demonstrate a willingness to take on a range of tasks and to develop new skills, as appropriate to support the work of ChildFund in India. 

  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time based on organizational requirement.

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE/ COMPETENCIES 

  • Post-graduation/graduation in Development Studies /Social Science/ MBA.

  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience including sound understanding of developmental / human rights / child rights and protection programs. 

  • Knowledge of external environment (relevant to development sector including government bodies, donor institutions, forums etc.).

  • Knowledge of program frameworks and approaches. 

  • Ability to do multitasking, work under pressure and deliver quality results.

  • Track record of securing large grants from corporate commitment and of sustaining a portfolio of corporate relationships.

  • A high degree of commercial awareness to understand the needs of corporate supporters and present fundraising opportunities effectively and tenacity for negotiating major, long-term commitments and contracts.

  • Experience of working with the CSR and/ or Events teams from large corporates.

  • Ability to work with individuals at the highest level, both externally and internally, including board members.

  • A good self-starter and team player who demonstrates willingness to share information and ability to communicate positively and effectively with all stakeholders.

  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills. 

  • Knowledge and experience of working with MS Office applications and analytics applications.

  • Be gender sensitive with strong conviction and skills for the empowerment of excluded and disadvantaged children.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CTC for the position: 1099962 PA (Approx. Budget)

 

Click on the below hyper link to apply for the position

 

https://childfundinternational.secure.force.com/careers/fRecruit__ApplyJob?vacancyNo=VN975

 

Application Deadline: 1st August 2021     

 

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

ChildFund International is committed to a workplace culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Furthermore, ChildFund International is committed to ensuring a workplace that safeguards and protects all children, including preventing their sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as preventing the sexual exploitation and abuse of its staff, partners, and program participants.