Youth Business International is seeking an experienced Development Manager to originate and develop funding partnerships with high-value Trusts and Foundations as well as bilateral and multilateral institutions. The successful candidate will lead on programme and partnership development and will be instrumental in nurturing innovative global partnerships that further YBI’s strategy and impact.
This role is instrumental in achieving our ambition through developing new partnerships and programmes with the following principles in mind:
a) Building/maintaining strong working relationships and balancing carefully the needs of our partnerships with the needs and capacity of our members (a number of them in Latin America) - both sets of stakeholders will enjoy a trusted relationship and a rewarding experience of working with the Network Team.
b) Demonstrating greater impact for every partnership ‘dollar’ – attending sector meetings to develop knowledge of trends, best practice, advocate on behalf of YBI, and cultivate new partnership opportunities.
c) Delivering well and consistently – working with partners, YBI Network Team and members to ensure the programmes and partnerships we develop are impactful and achievable and delivered effectively.
d) Contributing to the Network Team’s continuous improvement – supporting the development of replicable and innovative partnership models based on lessons learnt, contributing insights and guidance at senior level about maximising the value of existing partnerships.
1. Development of Partnerships
2. Stakeholder Stewardship
3. Programme Development
4. Trends and Relevance
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV (maximum 2 x A4), Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and a covering letter to HR@youthbusiness.org. Your covering letter (maximum 2 x A4) should:
Closing date: Monday, 10th May 2021 at 9:30 am
R1 Interviews: 13th -14th May 2021
R2 Interviews: 17th -18th May
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