Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global Communities is seeking a Manager, Strategic Growth to join the Business Development team at the headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, CA.
The Manager, Strategic Growth (MSG) manages individual opportunity development activities from inception to submission to transition for project implementation in collaboration with the Strategic Growth, TELII and Global Operations stakeholders. This role drives evidence-driven resource development for SGP through analyzing past performance and donor/competitive landscape trends, gathering information from reports and proposals, and corresponding with key field and technical services staff to inform decision-making on setting future donor targets and resource development strategies. Experienced in developing winning proposals for USAID, other bi-laterals, multi-laterals, and private sector clients, s/he ensures that the resources, the relationships, the strategy and approaches meet / exceed client expectations, address development issues and present Global Communities’ best technical solutions. The Manager organizes, leads and participates in dedicated teams that move opportunities forward through the identifying / qualifying (tracking / positioning), cultivating (capture), and live pursuit phases culminating in preparation and submission of a high quality, competitive proposal / bid. The Manager ensures oversight of the entire proposal process and package, and the transition from proposal to project implementation. Activities supporting development of individual opportunities include but are not limited to proposal management, proposal writing, desk research, identifying / securing partners, business intelligence (gathering, analysis and reporting), managing / analyzing solicitation pipeline current year and historical data, and strategic networking and relationship building. The Manager also supports and contributes to information gathering and analysis, process and tools creation, and capacity building.
The Manager serves as a resource for Global Communities technical and regional teams, matching priority needs with viable private and public funding opportunities; coordinating regular resource development communication and information sharing; and working with technical officers, field leadership and others to develop specific resource development strategies.
Responsibility Area: Business and Work Planning
Responsibility Area: Managing Opportunity Workstreams & Opportunity Development
Responsibility Area: Relationship Cultivation and Donor/Partner Stewardship
Responsibility Area: Knowledge Management, Information Sharing and Capacity Strengthening
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Global Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.