New Business Manager

Washington D.C

Job title New Business Manager
Department New Business Development (NBD)
Based in Washington, D.C. Up to 20% international travel
Reports to the Deputy Director or Director of New Business Development Who we are
We're Population Services International (PSI), the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing. There are over 9,000 “PSI'ers” around the world. It's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job. Join us!
PSI seeks applicants for the position of New Business Manager to help direct PSI's activities in developing new business worldwide with foundations, bilateral, and multilateral donors. PSI's NBD Department offers assistance to field-based programs when responding to the US government, DFID, Dutch, Global Fund, corporate, foundation, and other donor requests for proposals. The Department has annual fundraising goals typically in excess of $500 million. NBD also provides additional fundraising support to PSI country platforms facing funding shortfalls and increasingly will support fundraising for new health areas. The department also builds the capacity of PSI headquarters staff and country platforms to prepare proposals. We are looking for a manager to help us with proposal development. The New Business Manager is a demanding, challenging and exciting role, requiring a dynamic individual with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, excellent writing skills, a sharp focus on details, and demonstrated experience leading teams in complex processes.**
Sound like you? Read on. Your contribution
**Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing all aspects of proposal development for large and strategically important opportunities by working with field and headquarters staff on program design, proposal writing and (on occasion) cost proposal development
  • Traveling to provide technical assistance to the field programs as needed for proposal development/capacity building
  • Coordinating efforts between PSI and partner organizations on specific proposals
  • Liaising with PSI regional staff regarding upcoming proposal opportunities and other business development needs
  • Collaborating with senior management to identify and strategize on new business opportunities
  • Managing relationships for a portfolio of private donors (which may include proposal writing, report writing, ongoing communications and meetings, etc.)
  • Expanding the capabilities of PSI staff to participate in technical and cost proposals and other business development efforts through mentoring and direct training
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of PSI's systems for identifying, tracking, and pursuing new business opportunities, developing proposals and budgets, and managing institutional knowledge

What are we looking for?

  • Relevant Master's degree (MBA, MPA, MPH, etc) or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience related to international development (international health preferred)
  • Excellent diplomatic, negotiating, and interpersonal communication capability
  • Outstanding English writing skills required; all applicants must undergo a writing evaluation
  • 3 years of demonstrated NBD experience with a variety of donors strongly preferred
  • Exceptional problem-solving and organizational skills;
  • Self-starter, able to achieve results with limited supervision;
  • Developing country work experience and foreign language skills strongly preferred. French speakers strongly encouraged to apply.
  • References will be required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

What are we looking for?

  • Relevant Master's degree (MBA, MPA, MPH, etc) or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience related to international development (international health preferred)
  • Excellent diplomatic, negotiating, and interpersonal communication capability
  • Outstanding English writing skills required; all applicants must undergo a writing evaluation
  • 3 years of demonstrated NBD experience with a variety of donors strongly preferred
  • Exceptional problem-solving and organizational skills;
  • Self-starter, able to achieve results with limited supervision;
  • Developing country work experience and foreign language skills strongly preferred. French speakers strongly encouraged to apply.
  • References will be required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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  • Organization: PSI - Population Services International
  • Location: Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-05-06

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