Business Development Manager

  IDS Afghanistan
Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1334
Date Posted:Jun 6, 2017
Closing Date:Jun 14, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:8 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:2 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About IDS Afghanistan:


IDS Afghanistan is a leading provider of social science research and analysis throughout Afghanistan. IDS Afghanistan combines local, regional, and cultural expertise with international standards in communications, research, and analysis. We strive to enable governments, the international community, civil society, and private sector to build strategies and decisions that are evidence-based and anchored in a fine balance of local realities and international imperatives. - See more at:

Job Summary:

IDS is planning to hire a BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (BDM) with Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, professional writing skill in English and Dari languages and who has strong background in business development, and technical proposal development is a must requirement for this position.
Business Development Manager will work under Chief of Staff direction and close relationship with Operations, other projects and Program Units.
Business Development Manager is required to be skilled with developing proposal specially required technical methodologies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

BDM will be responsible to:

Review upcoming opportunities like RFPs and Proposals, Develop required proposal structuring, Planning & Scheduling and other requirement.
Manage and communicate with other staff, projects , program and offices for collecting mandatory information needed for the proposal development.

Develop industry related oversight O&M, Training & Capacity building, M&E , Survey ……….for new opportunities in the country with Afghan Government and international clients. Attend pre-bid meetings or for business information gathering.

Conduct technical assessment in preparation of new bids response.

Work closely with the team and provide significant information and calculation to develop cost proposal.

Job Requirement:

Master Degree in a relevant field

PMP certificate is preferred

6-8+ years of experience directly in Proposal writing

Excellent and proven technical knowledge of proposal development

Excellent knowledge of USAID / USACE rules and regulation “ Required”

Be familiar with Afghan Government Ministries procurement/ proposals mandates “Required”

Proven experience in Technical Assessments/Surveys

Excellent knowledge of Report writing

Able to work under pressure and be flexible in working hours

Excellent communications skills

Fluent in Writing/Reading/speaking in English Language (TOFEL/TOIC Certificates are desirable)

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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