Head of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships

WaterAid Nepal

WaterAid is an international non-governmental organisation, focused on water, sanitation and hygiene. It was set up in 1981 as a response to the UN International Drinking Water decade (1981–1990). It operates in 34 countries as of 2018 The organization was first established by the UK water industry on 21 July 1981 as a charitable trust at their main office premises…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Oct 05, 2021

Job Description

WaterAid Nepal seeks to recruit an innovative, self-motivated, compassionate and collaborative leader as Head of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, playing a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene essential foundations for healthy and dignified lives. This is an exciting time to join WaterAid as we embark on an inspiring and promising journey to develop our strategy for the upcoming strategy period. As a key member of the senior Country Management Team, this role will play an integral part in shaping WaterAid Nepal’s strategy, developing business plans and enhancing organizational effectiveness to augment the depth and scale of our impact.

Duration: 3 years with possibility of extension
Duty Station: WaterAid Nepal office – Kathmandu
Required Number: One
Reports to: Country Director

Position Description:

This is a critical function required to shape the business development and strategic partnerships strategy to resource the Country Programme Strategy implementation.

The major responsibility of this role is to liaise with national and international partners and funding agencies (institutional and other high value donors) independently and through organisational channels to ensure building robust and sustainable business relationships. The person in role is required to lead and effectively coordinate with stakeholders to generate long term resources to deliver on WaterAid Nepal’s strategic objective and program plans.

By 2030 we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, decent sanitation and good hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we will give you a lot back.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organization.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Proven ability to identify new business opportunities and create successful  partnerships
  • Broad knowledge of a range of bilateral and multilateral institutional donors and CSR of corporate bodies
  • Experience of consortia partnerships
  • Demonstrate ability to devise and implement resource mobilisation strategies
  • Strong networking, representational, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate with the WaterAid Federation and global country programmes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Team player, ability to drive and get quality results, inclusive and value
  • Be able to deal with uncertainty, challenging situations in a mature and professional disposition.

For detailed Job Description of this position please CLICK HERE

How to Apply

Interested and competent applicants are requested to fill up an online application form available on www.p2p.com.np and submit (i) Application letter (ii) Recent Curriculum Vitae no later than 25th October 2021, Monday.