Business Development Manager – Africa (contract) at BRAC UK

London, United Kingdom

We are BRAC. For close to 50 years we’ve been driven by a single goal; creating opportunities for people living in poverty to realise their potential. From community health to humanitarian response, gender equality to food security and education to ultra-poor graduation, we fight poverty as an act of justice. Integrity, innovation and impact define our drive, and we are proud that this is recognized, with BRAC being ranked as the number one NGO in the world, for five consecutive years.

We are ‘the world’s biggest family’; with our Headquarters in Bangladesh, we work across 11 countries to enable 110 million people to transform their lives and livelihoods.


Overview of the role  

BRAC UK’s current Programme Manager – Africa is taking 6-months unpaid leave, so we need a dynamic, quick starter and successful business development professional to take on key fundraising responsibilities for 6-months between 9th December 2020 and June 2021.

An essential and senior member of the Programmes Team, the Business Development Manager Africa will contribute to BRAC’s sustainable development and ongoing service delivery through new business development and related proposal design and development and partnership management.

With support from the Programme Director, the Business Development Manager Africa will take responsibility for planning, leading and delivering new funding resources for the BRAC’s African countries and programmes. They will support the BRAC mission and the Africa Strategy. The Business Development Manager will deliver funding for growth of the Africa programme, driving growth by facilitating, managing and supporting critical relationships between BRAC International, Country teams, BRAC’s PRL Unit and BRAC- UK, and writing high quality, winning proposals.

The Business Development Manager Africa will work closely with and report to, the Programme Director. They will be responsible for providing timely performance reporting against targets and strategy, for internal and external stakeholders.

Download our information pack to find out more.

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter , outlining how you meet the role requirements, in no more than 2 pages to  (mark Business Development Manager – Africa’ in subject line). 

The deadline for applications is Monday 9th November.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of submitting your application then you have not been selected to proceed.

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