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CARE International in Kenya is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated individual who is result-oriented to fill the position(s) mentioned below.



Location: Nairobi

CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We put women and girls in the Centre because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

CARE International in Kenya is seeking to hire a Business Development Director (BDD). We are looking for an innovative far sighted leader with knowledge and experience in attracting new business Development and the development of fundraising proposals for a wide range of actors (institutional donors, private sector, government) in International Development. The right candidate will have a minimum of 5 years International Development experience as well as demonstrated experience utilizing diverse and proactive strategies to competitively position the organization for new funding and productive institutional relationships. She/he will have experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative associations with donors, private sector and government actors and demonstrated experience in proposal development with a range of institutional donors.

 Job Summary

The Business Development Director is a member of the senior Management Team and will promote strategic relationships with donors, the CARE International (CI) Confederation, CSO partners and the Government of Kenya amongst others. The BDD will identify new donors, and will be expected to establish and maintain good relationships with relevant counterparts/departments of the government, CI members, the locally-represented multi/bi-lateral donors, foundations, international and national NGOs, CBOs and other civil society organizations.  The BDD will identify and track relevant upcoming funding opportunities through advance intelligence gathering, strengthened partner relationships, and other available resources and advice the Senior Management team and other relevant CARE technical units on pursuit strategies. She/he will manage pre-solicitation proposal preparations and bid planning, teaming, bid strategy, development of win-themes, oversight of and contribution to technical design, drafting management and other sections of the proposal prior to the solicitation. The BDD will be responsible for establishing, managing and updating the Country funding pipeline and providing regular management reports to the Senior Management team.

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Deadline: 27th April, 2020 EAT

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


 CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process. All CARE staffs are required to comply with the Code of Conduct, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Child Protection (CP) policies. CARE is committed to protecting the rights of the communities whom we serve, and therefore reserves the right to conduct background checks and other screening procedures to ensure a safe, dignified work environment.


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