AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development

Project Title BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (AFRICAN DEPARTMENT)

Posted on: 30/04/2021

Location / Country: Africa, Home-based

Language: French and English

Deadline: 29/05/2021

Sectors:

Project Duration: Full-time

Seeking for: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AFRICAN DEPARTMENT

Work experience: 3 Years

Job Description:

AESA Africa Department manages technical assistance projects and implements studies funded by the main international donors and development banks in the African Sub-Saharan Region.

The Department is looking for an enthusiastic business developer to expand the Company contract acquisitions in the Western, Central and Southern African Regions.

The candidate should share the passion for Development issues related to the African continent as well as the proactive attitude of the department colleagues.

Location: in remote, preferably based in the ECOWAS region

Language: Full proficiency in written and spoken French and English;

Work experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar International consulting company.

Sectors: economic development, governance & human development, rural development.


Job description:
• Identifying business opportunities financed by main international donors in Africa (African Development Bank, World Bank and EU amongst others);
• drawing up letters of interest, technical and financial offers for international calls for tender
• Establishing and maintaining regular professional contacts and networking with clients, partners and sector experts in Africa, especially West and Central Africa
• Representation of AESA in conferences and seminars;
• Management and quality control of ongoing projects;

We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications and skills:

• Minimum 3 years previous working experience in consulting companies;
• Knowledge and understanding of International and Regional development policies in Africa, at least in one of the following areas: economic development, social development, rural development;
• Sound experience in managing bid proposals under international donors’ procurement rules (EU, African Development Bank, World Bank, amongst others);
• proven experience in drawing up/reviewing methodologies for calls for tender;
• Ability to withstand pressure when working toward tight deadlines;
• previous working experience in at least one African French Speaking Country;
Education & Experience: Master degree in a relevant area, e.g. Economics, Political Science, Development Studies, or similar.

To apply, please send a brief cover letter (no more than 1 page) summarizing your relevant experience and competencies for this role as well as an updated CV to Mr. Alessandro Paoloni (a [dot] paoloni [at] aesagroup [dot] eu ) at the latest by May 30th, 2021.

We review applications on a rolling basis, so we would recommend getting your application in as soon as possible.

 


 

How to apply: Please send an updated CV/resume and a cover letter addressed to

Alessandro Paoloni (a [dot] paoloni [at] aesagroup [dot] eu)

Deadline for Applications: 29/05/2021