GRS is an international adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire and mobilize at-risk youth to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities.
The Business Development Manager will be responsible for driving strategic new business opportunities (funding and partnerships) to advance GRS Zimbabwe’s five-year strategy. Working closely with GRS Zimbabwe’s leadership team, s/he will build and strengthen relationships with relevant government line ministries, bilateral and multilateral donors, and local and international health, development, and research organizations to identify new opportunities and forge successful partnerships. S/he will be responsible for building a strong pipeline of new opportunities and managing effective and timely proposals.
As line manager for the GRS Zimbabwe Business Development team, s/he will work closely with all GRS Zimbabwe units to ensure alignment with GRS Zimbabwe’s strategy and mission. This role will also work closely with the Partnerships Project Officer and implementing partners to ensure deliverables and targets are met as outlined in proposals and grant agreements. S/he will also coordinate closely with GRS Global team members focused on Business Development and Partnerships.
The Business Development Manager will be supervised by the Zimbabwe Managing Director.
September 11, 2017
Harare, Zimbabwe (regular travel required)