Employment Type: Permanent, Full time
Location: Ottawa, Canada – Temporarily Remote
Deadline for submission: March 29, 2022
At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.
Know our team
Nutrition International’s Business Development (BD) unit is a diverse team of dedicated professionals with extensive global experience in resource mobilization and non-profit fundraising for international development. The unit leads, coordinates, and supports funding identification and positioning, grant acquisition, and relationship cultivation processes with institutional and private donors and implementing partners. The BD unit works closely with other teams across the organization to grow and diversify resources for Nutrition International’s global strategy and Investment Case. The BD team is located in Nutrition International’s Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, with dedicated counterparts within our Regional Offices in Africa and Asia. Currently, Nutrition International is seeking applications for a Business Development Manager to be based in Ottawa, Canada.
As part of Nutrition International’s Business Development Team, the Business Development Manager will report to the Director, Business Development and will be responsible for helping secure financial resources for Nutrition International (NI). We are looking for candidates with experience in developing comprehensive proposals for projects funded by donors such as Global Affairs Canada (GAC), the U.K.’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the European Union, and others. Successful candidates will have proven experience in developing high-value winning proposals preferably in the fields of health, nutrition, and gender empowerment.
You are someone with a post-graduate/advanced university degree required in social sciences, international development, marketing, management, business or public administration, or related fields, required (Master’s level qualifications preferred). You have 5-10 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in resource development, project management or related field, preferably in a not-for-profit environment. You are experienced in project development and design expertise, including developing logical frameworks, performance measurement frameworks and budgets with a proven track record of success developing competitive, high-value proposals.
Fluency in English is required. French will be considered an asset.
About the role
In this role you will:
Lead the cultivation of prospective donors, including preparing for, leading, and participating in ‘pitch’ meetings.
Manage the development, finalization, and submission of project proposals to donors.
Manage the post-submission period in close collaboration Operations, Corporate Services and Country/Regional Office teams.
Support internal partners (Operations, Corporate Services) in ensuring key contractual obligations with donors are effectively met such as ensuring timely submission of reports that meet the expressed satisfaction of donors.
Domestic and/or international travel is required – not expected to exceed 30 days a year.
What we offer
A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays), flexible work hours, and temporary remote work (we are anticipating a hybrid return to the office plan in summer 2022). We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.
Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Canada (Permanent Residency, Current Work Permit, Citizenship, USMCA eligibility or other reciprocal trade agreement). We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.
For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description.
How to apply:
Please click here to submit your application.