Business Development Manager at Partnership Initiatives In The Niger Delta (PIND)

Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) is a foundation established by Chevron Corporation to provide support for socio-economic development programmes in the Niger Delta. The foundation is funding programmes in partnership with other donors and implementing organisations from the public and private sector. PIND seeks to create a dynamic, multi-stakeholder partnership that takes full advantage of the synergies involving diverse organisations and interests.The foundation is seeking for qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Business Development ManagerLocation: AbujaJob Description: The position holder will improve the organisation’s market position and achieve financial growth.S/he defines long-term organisational business goals, builds key relationships, identifies and develops business opportunities, negotiates and closes funding/grant opportunities.S/he will be profit-oriented and will possess extensive knowledge of current market conditions.Responsibilities: Identify and develop new business opportunities focusing on income generation from economic development servicesResearch and approach private foundations & trusts, development organisations, multinationals, government agencies and other bodies to explore funding/grant opportunitiesAssist programme managers to develop business relationships with potential funding agencies, corporate partners, community organisations and other relevant stakeholders with a focus on organisational sustainability.Leverage the key assets and core capabilities of the Economic Development Centres in marketing and fundraising for the foundationDeploy knowledge of the development market place and competition, in identifying and developing the foundation’s unique selling points and differentiators.Develop and implement marketing strategies, road shows and other options that project compelling business value for identified services to potential clients.Any other duty as assigned by supervisor or management. 

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