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Head – Business Development & Programme Quality

About the role

The purpose of the role is to play a leadership role within the Senior Management Team and generating income, oversee donor and market intelligence, consortium building and proposal development. The post holder will be accountable for leading and managing business development, donor relations, communications, and MEAL in the Nepal office.

About you

You have the knowledge and working experience of leading the development of high-quality, competitive proposals and a strong understanding of the requirements of key donors, including FCDO, USAID, the EU, as well as corporate and foundation donors. You have the leadership capacity and the ability to make decisions and participate in setting strategic direction. You have strong negotiation skills, and experience in partnership and consortium formation. Knowledge of current trends in communications and MEAL approaches will be an added advantage.

Why join us?

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

In addition, we offer the following benefits in addition to the Social Security Fund benefits in Nepal:

  • Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Agile working arrangements
  • Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangement for childminders

About us

Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.

We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big – bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.

Additional information

We treat all applications for employment fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.

To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.

The successful applicant must already have the right to both live and work in Nepal and should be willing and able to travel.

Closing date for applications: 12 March 2023

Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to [email protected]

Position details
Date of expiry: 12 March 2023
Salary: TBC
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Employment status: TBC
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