FHI 360

Business Development / Proposal Consultant

FHI 360

Job Description

Position Title: Business Development/ Proposal Consultant Type: Consultant Location: Remote Reporting to: Regional BDD Director, Asia-Pacific About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions in more than 60 countries. Our staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, environment, Economic Development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

SCOPE OF WORK:

The Consultant will provide support to business Development Planning and proposal development process. This may include ensuring security and integrity of all proposal documentation, coordinating internal flow and review of all proposal inputs, coordinating schedules, coordinating activities with cross-functional business areas, and directing submission of the final proposal.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Support to regional and global business planning activities including participation in key meetings and regional proposal development efforts.

· Assists the technical leader to deliver a compliant, competitive proposal to the client on time.

· Participates in the proposal process, making sure that every member of the proposal team, including sub- and prime contractors, knows what is expected of him/her and when tasks are due.

· Helps create the proposal schedule and keeps track of proposal progress (technical and business).

· Tracks milestones to ensure they are met and proposals receive appropriate review(s).

· Communicates changes or new information to the entire team.

· Helps develop and communicate proposal strategy, prepare proposal responsibility and compliance outline.

· Undertakes routine writing and editing assignments. This can include corporate capability statements, past performance reports, bio-summaries/resumes, briefing notes, and other assigned writing pieces · Provides updates on assigned proposals for accurate system tracking.

· Supports bid planning, intelligence gathering, Field Research, Data Collection, competitive analyses and partnership strategy.

· Performs other work assigned.

APPLIED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

· Knowledge of fundamental principles, terminology, and methodology of proposal development.

· Knowledge of proposal management conventions.

· Effective communication skills required for providing diplomatic and constructive comments to clients.

· Skill in observing detail.

· Ability to foster good customer relationships to build client base.

· Ability to understand and follow written guidelines, including departmental policies, FHI 360 policies and procedures, and work orders.

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and other staff.

· Effective multi-tasking and flexibility to meet competing needs and sensitive deadlines.

· Skill in abstracting, condensing, or writing general information for inclusion in proposal documents.

· Ability to analyze tasks and determine appropriate level of effort.

· Ability to independently organize and prioritize own work and to adapt to changes in priorities, workload, and workflow.

· Understanding of the program sectors within APRO and other business units an asset · Ability to step in to fill gaps during proposal development process if no other resources can be identified within timeframe MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

· Bachelor's Degree or International Equivalent in Business Administration, Public Health, Social Sciences or Related Field. Master's Degree Preferred.

· 5 - 10 years in Design" id="link" class="link">Program Design, project management or other related work; at least 3-5 years in proposal development is preferred.

Interested candidates can submit their resumes (maximum of 3 pages) and writing samples to APROProposal@fhi360.org
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