CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response.
CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We've been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II.
It started with the world's first CARE Package of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.
Work Location : US - Atlanta, GA Type of Post : Not Applicable Other Possible Location : Washington, DC Funding : APPROVED Expected Travel : Not Applicable Type of Contract : Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline : Employee Duration : The Competitive Bids Unit Senior Business Development Specialist plays a key role in managing USG and World Bank proposal development, building CARE staff capacity in business development, and supporting overall funding portfolio growth for their assigned portfolio. This role includes leading capture and managing proposal development efforts; gathering intel and networking; coordinating CBU's support to CARE Country Offices responding to bids; liaising with partners/potential partners and assisting with negotiations for scopes of work; conceptualizing CARE's role in potential projects; reviewing draft proposals; and coordinating final submission. Additionally, the Senior Business Development Specialist works closely with other members of the Competitive Bids Unit, Country Teams, and HQ staff to anticipate, gather intel, and plan for opportunities relevant to their assigned portfolio; track donor trends and ensure responsiveness to donor requirements and nuances; support external engagements relevant to portfolio; and ensure consistency with CARE's best practices and Country needs and interest in each proposal.
The Senior Specialist also supports development and maintenance of systems, processes, and tools to facilitate competitive responses to RFAs/RFPs; supports preparation of analytical reports aimed at process improvement or in support of strategic planning and growth; and provides leadership to build CARE staff capacity to successfully pursue bids. The Senior Specialist leads relevant capacity building efforts for building staff skills and knowledge of competitive bidding. Responsibilities: Portfolio and proposal management Staff management Learning and capacity building Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in development related field 6-8 years of experience in USG proposal development (including USAID, Department of Staff, BPRM and CDC) Staff management experience is strongly preferred Excellent writing skills with special emphasis on clear persuasive language, strong editing skills Knowledge of USG proposal requirements Knowledge of USG rules and regulations There are individuals who may use CARE's name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers.
Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE.
If you're contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at email@example.com. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran.
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