Program and Business Development Advisor

Cuso International
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Job Description

Budget Transparency and Accountability Initiative Nigeria is a network of over 40 civil society organizations established in 2003 to encourage accountable public sector budgeting through monitoring, analysis and advocacy. The network is composed of formal organizations and civil society organizations at the local level.

The organization’s major strength is working with groups and professionals in the areas of health, legislative advocacy and policy analysis.

Job Title:Program and Business Development Advisor

Budget Transparency and Accountability Initiative Nigeria (BTAN) provides communities and groups with information that they can use to advocate for transparency and accountability in the delivery of essential public services that empower and protect vulnerable groups.
The volunteer will support BTAN to build the capacity of its team to identify, cultivate and to secure funders and donors.

The volunteer will:

Conduct a stewardship audit to identify past challenges to renewing both institutional and individual donors.
Assist staff and members in developing business cases for each of BATN's core programs.
Identify and build relationships with foundations, multilateral organizations and private donors who have not previously supported the work of BTAN.
Work collaboratively with the BTAN team to write and submit effective funding proposals.
Conduct an in-depth capacity assessment of BTAN for Cuso International.

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Essential Academic Qualifications:

A university degree and/or diploma and/or certification in public relations, business administrstion, communication, marketing or social sciences.
Essential Professional Background/Competencies

At least 3 years related work experience in non-governmental organizations, development agencies, hospitals and/or community-based organizations in a fundraising, business development and/or program development role
Desirable Academic Qualifications

A Master's Degree:
Desirable Professional Background/Competencies
Experience working and living in a developing country
An understanding of the challenges faced in Nigeria related to business development
Important information for candidates

Cuso International covers the following costs:

- Return airfare and visa/permit costs
- Accommodation while overseas
- Modest living allowance while overseas
- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
- The cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while overseas and upon return
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and in-country training orientation

Fundraising: We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

E-volunteering: Depending on the nature of the placement volunteers are encouraged to provide e-volunteering support to the local partner or Cuso International before or after the field placement.

Method of Application:
Interested and qualified? Go to Cuso International career website to apply

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Job Summary
November 21, 2016
Offer Type
Minimum of 3years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
December 2, 2016
Sales / Business Development
NGO / International Agencies
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