Grant and Tender Development Specialist
Farrelly & Mitchell empowers some of the worlds most ambitious food and agribusiness companies and agencies to make the right decisions. With expert insight, local market intelligence and solid recommendations, we build and implement sustainable strategies that allow our clients to restructure, transform and grow. The company is headquartered in Ireland and has offices in Ghana, UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Due to the continued growth in demand for our services, a position has arisen for a suitably experienced Grant and Tender Development Specialist to support our team in winning projects and developing local and regional relationships.
Ideal candidates should have experience in evaluating and drafting responses to tenders, RFPs or grant applications from target clients such as government agencies, multilaterals, foundations, NGOs and corporate clients in Ghana and the West African region. Previous experience in a management consultancy firm would be a distinct advantage.
Reporting to the Regional Director, it is expected the successful appointee will possess the following experience and qualifications –
Hold existing relationships with key actors in the food and agriculture sector
Ability to identify, evaluate and select suitable grants and tenders for response and submission
Potential to identify key people in our target markets and sectors and develop engagement strategies
Competence to build relationships and partnerships with identified targets
Skills to prepare and draft application/bid responses (technical and financial proposals) to the highest international standards
Work / support delivery of client projects when required
Minimum 2+ years proven experience in a similar role
Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are essential
Excellent report writing and presentation skills
Good working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Commitment to professional excellence
The ability to develop good working relationships is critical; and ability to effectively balance a number of tasks, work to deadlines, and produce quality deliverables.
Masters in Business Administration with either Project Management or Finance option an advantage
Experience and expertise in the following industry sectors will be of specific interest: agriculture, food and beverage.
We are looking for individuals with passion, drive, and motivation in the pursuit and delivery of their work and outputs. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for exceptional individuals who have the enthusiasm and drive to participate and benefit from the growth of Farrelly & Mitchells client services in Ghana and across West Africa.
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