Green Concern for Development (GREENCODE) is a registered Nigeria NGO (non-profit) organisation working on social justice and humanitarian response in both the southern and northern regions of Nigeria. GREENCOE is one of the outstanding and credible national NGO in Nigeria working on both development and humanitarian response programmes. Recently accredited by OCHA for applying for funding on the GSM and MYHRP- Project Model.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Business Development Officer (BDO)Location: Maiduguri, but online support can be accepted for an experienced person)Employment Type: Volunteer/InternDuration: 6 months (subject to renewal)Start Date: As soon as possibleJob DescriptionThe Business Development Officer (BDO) lead the Business Development Plan of GREENCODE. The BDO is responsible for reviving old and identifying new funding opportunities in line with GREENCODE’s program priorities, writing successful grant proposal in coordination with program colleagues especially the National Coordinator in addition to strengthening our linkages with local donors, partners and international foundations/donors.GREENCOE is one of the outstanding and credible national NGO in Nigeria working on both development and humanitarian response programmes. Recently accredited by OCHA for applying for funding on the GSM and MYHRP- Project Model.Key Job ResponsibilitiesThe Business Development Officer will perform the following functions:Develop resource mobilization plans to operationalise the resource mobilisation strategy of GREENCODE.Ensure development of regular reports and analysis of the implementation plans, mapping between program priorities and donor opportunities, funding analysis, etc to be used by management for tracking progress against the targets, review and decision making.Actively identify grant opportunities and develop grant proposals in line withagreed organizational procedures and in close coordination with National Coordinator, Program staff, Program Areas and target communities where GREENCODE operates.Ensure that all categories of program costs are taken into account at the conceptualization and submission stage of grant preparation.Monitor, analyze and consolidate relevant grant information and disseminate where relevant within GREENCODE.Produce and regularly update a comprehensive mapping of all donor opportunities (by sector and geography) in Nigeria.Lead on developing and packaging grant proposals to suit the requirements of different donors, including working with the programme communications focal point to develop separate marketing collateral aimed at different audiences (NOs, Institutional donors, Corporate etc).Ensure, in coordination with the National Coordinator and head of programme areas, to develop, manage and maintain strategic partnerships with both international and local donor missions, including bilateral and multilaterals.Develop and maintain a strong and professional image of GREENCODE among relevant donors and INGO partners.Lead on researching where potential opportunities for grant funding can be found.Ensuring successful on-going donor relationship management and ‘ownership’ of relations with donor representatives locally.Identify and coach/mentor competent staff for grants acquisition and implementation including coaching and mentoring to support their abilities in different fields.Co-ordinate with the National Coordinator to strengthen the capacity of staff and partners in building donor relations, generating resources (technical, funding, material) and managing/reporting on grant-funded programs and projects.Work with the Finance and Programme staff to ensure the effective utilization of grants monitoring systems in terms of projections and forecasting, the monitoring of expenditure, negotiations with grantors for budget modifications and completion of project reports.