At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.
This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. 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 : New York and Washington, DC Funding : APPROVED
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Language Requirement : English Application Deadline :
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CARE USA’s Competitive Bids Unit (CBU) is seeking a Senior Business Development Specialist to play a key role in the pursuit of securing U.S. Government (USG) funding to achieve CARE’s mission in fighting global poverty. The person in this role will lead new business development efforts and coordinate CBU’s support to CARE’s Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) Unit and Country Offices (COs) responding to USG-funded, food security-related opportunities, mainly focused on USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP). S/he will liaise with the FNS team and COs to identify, track, and develop strategies for the successful acquisition of resources. The Sr Business Development Specialist will also collaborate with partners/potential partners and assist with negotiations for scopes of work; conceptualize CARE’s role in potential projects, review draft proposals and coordinate submissions.
Additionally, s/he will work closely with other members of the Competitive Bids Unit, Country Offices, and HQ staff to ensure responsiveness to the requirements of the RFA/RFP and consistency with CARE’s best practices and Country Office needs and interest. The person in this role will develop and maintain systems to facilitate CARE’s responses to RFAs/RFPs; prepare analytical reports of past CARE experiences to reflect on lessons learned and provide leadership to build CARE staff capacity to successfully pursue bids. S/he will ensure that the proposal process from capture to submission is well managed and executed successfully.
** This position can be located in Atlanta, NY or Washington, DC
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