Consultancy Business Development Lead

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Consultancy Business Development Lead

About the role

We are looking for a competent Consultancy Business Development Lead to provide strategic support to the Head of Practical Action Consulting – Asia and expansion of Practical Action Consulting in Asia. S/he is accountable to provide support to the overall areas of business development of the organization. The core of this role is to successfully build/maintain relationships and secure funding from existing and potential funders/clients by timely and high-quality funding applications and reports ensuring donor compliance and contractual requirements.

About you

You have experience in of writing good proposals and winning consulting bids. You have a knowledge of international development scenarios and a good understanding of current donor trends and their implications on consulting organisations. You have good communication skills with fluency in English and Nepali languages. Work experience in fundraising in consulting organisations is desirable.

Why join us?

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

In addition, we offer the following benefits in addition to the Social Security Fund benefits in Nepal:

  • Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Agile working arrangements
  • Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangement for childminders

About us

Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.

We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big – bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.

Additional information

We treat all applications for employment fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.

To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.

The successful applicant must already have the right to both live and work in Nepal and should be willing and able to travel.

Closing date for applications: 25 August 2023

Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to

Listing details
Closing Date: 25 August 2023
Location: Nepal
Employment status: TBC
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