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NBD/NEP/BDO - Business Development Officer

OPM in Nepal is currently looking for a confident Bid Administrator. Reporting to the Deputy Director, this position will play a key role in identifying, cultivating and engaging a range of stakeholders, from opportunity identification to supporting bid submission. 

The role’s main accountabilities will be:

  • Developing relationship and networking with prospective Multilateral/Bi-lateral/International Donors/Development Agencies/National Agencies both at Central and States levels, for upcoming project opportunities
  • Providing oversight and business intelligence on prospects/opportunities/leads in pre-EOI/RFP phase and contribute towards acquisition of new projects
  • Market analysis, strategic planning and branding OPM as the right and preferred partner
  • Planning, organising, co-ordinating and monitoring preparation of bids with the central bid team, from EOI to contract negotiations.

The Business development Officer will also have to: 

Identify and monitor opportunities:

  • Pro-actively researching potential procurement opportunities and/or identification of target accounts for OPM’s potential interest.
  • Identifying new sub-contractors and project staff, managing resourcing through the Consultants Database and developing a tracker of interactions IO has with external stakeholders
  • Identifying and developing and monitoring programme business opportunities, working in collaboration with field teams and other departments

Develop and articulate strategic approaches and partnerships:

  • Building focused and effective relationships with prospective and existing clients
  • Identifying new partners that will enhance and expand our programmes

Support and enhance an effective bidding process:

  • Collaborating with the Bidding Team to provide effective requisite support in the bidding process including preparation of bids submissions
  • Responsible for ensuring that acquisition policies and procedures for Nepal Office are implemented successfully to quality and time and in accordance to company-wide processes
  • Owns OPM Nepal Office bids folder including updating this with documents from fresh bids
  • Work closely with the Bid, Project Support and Project Management for timely updates and inputs
  • Review and update applicable procedures – both technical and financials - as required.
  • Undertaking background research, document search and data collection for any bids relevant to the company’s business
  • Managing data to ensure its timely availability, integrity, confidentiality and security.

To be successful in this role, you will need

  • MBA/MPA or MPP in subjects relevant to the position
  • A minimum of five years working in business development and client management within the international development sector
  • Experience in developing relationship-building strategies and implementing plans to achieve them
  • Demonstrated ability to identify emerging business trends resulting in strategy/recommendations to senior management
  • Experience of acquisition, particularly familiarity with international, large domestic and Government agencies
  • Exceptional research, writing and communication skills, with high levels of attentiveness to broad audiences
  • Proven success in writing or supporting the creation of winning proposals
  • Excellent presentation skills with high-level organisation ability
  • Proven ability to multi task and prioritise under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Sound knowledge of procurement procedures for different agencies
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Package, undertaking research and strong research skills (ability to identify and use appropriate research tools and sources including the use of academic libraries).
Job Overview
Business Development
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Full Time
5+ years
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15 Feb, 17
03 Mar, 17
Kathmandu

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