Business Development Associate
About the organization
Panagora Group is a small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions that build national capacity and promote sustainability through robust local participation and capacity building, utilizing highly integrated and private sector solutions. Throughout our work, we embrace a virtuous circle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.
Panagora seeks a business development associate who will provide a range of new business support for capture and proposals for new contracts including a coordination of proposal recruitment efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct market research to identify and evaluate specific business opportunities and market trends, particularly the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s).
Maintain business development trackers and potential procurements across Panagora Practices.
Administration of contact and resume databases.
Coordinate and prepare expressions of interest.
Recruitment of staff and consultants for bids.
In collaboration with technical staff, draft, edit and synthesize proposal content, including corporate capability statements and past performance references
Coordinate proposal efforts, including recruitment, partnering, non-technical writing and production.
Gather, synthesize, and support analysis of information about USAID, other clients, partners, and competitors
Assist with company/ staff membership, workshop, and conference attendance.
Coordinate with proposal team to prepare cost proposals.
Draft non-technical sections on proposals.
Liaise with partner organizations on business development activities.
Coordinate and support business development meeting
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, international development, or other relevant field.
3-5 years of relevant work experience
Familiarity with USAID programming required
Experience with integrated health, private sector health programming, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, and/or knowledge management
Demonstrated new business and recruitment skills.
Ability to work in complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and competing priorities
Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills
Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
Demonstrated self-starter with leadership skills, versatility, and integrity
Proficient MS Office skills
Experience living and working outside the continuous US.
Proficiency in one or more foreign languages (preferably French, Portuguese, or Spanish)
Experience with organizational development and learning is a plus
Reports to: New Business Manager
No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.
Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.
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