Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The Regional Business Development Manager will lead on new business development in support of all countries in their region; creating, identifying and accessing new funding opportunities; maintaining a consistent standard of donor relationship and high-quality proposal development across variable country contexts; and will actively seek to grow income for the confederation through multi-country funding opportunities and consortium partnerships.
The Regional Business Development Manager will also support the Regional Director in providing strategic leadership and intel on resource mobilisation across all countries in the region.
The position is accountable to the Oxfam Regional Director for Horn, Eastern and Central Africa (HECA) for the delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and planning), monitoring and evaluation, and learning from the program.
Please see the job description for further details.
What we're looking for
We are looking for a dynamic, charismatic and credible manager and experienced resource mobilization specialist, able to demonstrate success in engaging with bilateral and multilateral donors for an international agency like Oxfam and devising and implementing resource mobilisation strategies. You will have strong networking, representational and negotiation skills and be an effective communicator, able to articulate strategy and policy issues through effective oral and written briefs. You will be able to work effectively across multi-cultural, multi-functional teams. You will be familiar with government decision-making processes, both political and technical, including budget processes, appropriation, protocols, and communications.
What we offer
At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package based on a 36-hour work week.
Interested and qualified? Go to Oxfam career website on recruitment.oxfam.org to apply