Duties and Responsibilities : Developing partnerships (core focus on Climate Finance) through development of concept notes, strategies, road maps for action, participating in partner conference calls / meetingsProfessionally and effectively representing RCREEE in such strategy calls / meetingsPeriod check-ups of business opportunities / calls for tenders in partner portals (World Bank, EU, EBRD, etc.
Project proposals development, design and coordinationAssist drafting key sections of grant proposals (such as the justification, strategy, activities, and logical frameworks) in coordination with business development unitContribute to fundraising activities and grant opportunities through institutional representation and opportunities research / follow upDevelopment of unsolicited proposals to submit for fundingContact point of RCREEE in partner networks / Agreements such as Green Climate Fund, Union for the Mediterranean and IRENA’s Coalition for ActionContribute to the international relations, fund raising and communication teams to keep records of existing partners’ status, including archiving contract details, stakeholders’ database, documents and ongoing activities.
Coordinating assigned internsRepresenting RCREEE in conferences, expanding network and seeking new business and funding opportunitiesIdentify and subscribe to relevant magazines and news portals to regularly receive news (Renewable Now, Climate Action News, ESI Africa) regarding market development and business opportunitiesTake part of the overall planning processes and reporting of RCREEE,Qualifications and Skills : University degree in relevant discipline and relevant postgraduate studies is a must8+ Experience in planning, development, and climate financeSolid experience in monitoring action plans implementation including measuring and creating performance indicatorsExperience in resource planning is essentialDemonstrated track record of writing project proposals.
Experience in EU, UN, WB tendering proceduresProposal writing, preparation and editing experience is a mustFamiliarity in EU, UN proposal format and bidding proceduresWork history in international firms that have similar job requirements Experience and success taking initiative in developing business partnerships.
Experience working in a similar organization in the fields of RE / EE is preferred.Fluency in English (verbal and written).
French is a plusExcellent writing, public speaking and presentation skillsClear and effective communication that builds relationships in order to mediate common interests.
Knowledge of development and project tendering processes, fundraising, and stakeholder engagement.Advanced representation and negotiation skills.
Conceptual and analytical skills.High level of computer proficiency (in particular Powerpoint and MS Word).Promotes teamwork and cooperation.
General Terms and Conditions : The Business Development Senior Specialist is required to work from RCREEE’s Cairo office on a full-time basis Tenure of Appointment The initial appointment will be for 12 Months including a 3 months’ probation period.
Contract renewal is subject to performance, business needs and availability of funding. Gender Mainstreaming RCREEE is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply please send the following to hr rcreee.org with Planning and Business Development Senior Specialist as a subject line : Detailed CVCover letter highlighting relevant work experienceDeadline : September 15, 2019 Emails without a subject line will be automatically discarded.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.