Manager, Strategic Growth

Global Communities

About the organization

Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.


Global Communities is seeking a Manager, Strategic Growth to join the Business Development team at the headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland or San Diego, CA.

The Manager, Strategic Growth (MSG) manages individual opportunity development activities from inception to submission to transition for project implementation in collaboration with the Strategic Growth, TELII and Global Operations stakeholders. This role drives evidence-driven resource development for SGP through analyzing past performance and donor/competitive landscape trends, gathering information from reports and proposals, and corresponding with key field and technical services staff to inform decision-making on setting future donor targets and resource development strategies. Experienced in developing winning proposals for USAID,


Undergraduate degree in a related discipline and a minimum of four years of related work experience or eight years of related work experience.
Leadership and management skills to organize and enable a team-based, collaborative business development effort involving multiple HQ and field-based actors and teams.
In-depth knowledge of USAID and other relevant public and private sector funding priorities, rules, and regulations, approaches and proposal processes (BAAs, RFPs, RFAs, IDIQs).
Proven track record of identifying, tracking, and leading winning awards from bilateral, multi-lateral and private sector clients.
Strong analytical skills, including ability to gather and analyze a variety of information pertaining to issues and to develop appropriate recommendations for action.
Demonstrated leadership skills, including ability to lead and manage proposal development teams and oversee the contributions of others.
Experience in capacity building of development and programmatic staff in business processes and applications, and experience in organizing and facilitating such training.
Broad understanding of principles of international development, including sub-fields such as private sector engagement, community mobilization, local governance and civil society development, local economic development, microfinance, food security, health and/or others.
Ability to work effectively in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressure.

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