Business Developer Advisor – Middle East


To develop the Area’s capacity to build strategic relationships with donors, the private sector and foundations, with particular (but not exclusive) relevance to Arab countries based in the Middle East.

Support the negotiation of global agreements, serve as an institutional focal point for innovation and engagement with selected donors, corporations, foundations and individuals, and mobilise private sector resources.


-Support the Business Development Management in the development of the strategic framework that guides the strategic direction, focus and relevance of SPNO in priority countries. In addition, follow up on the implementation and monitoring of the strategy and action plan.

Play an integral role in the WDB’s overall goal and strategy to raise €2-5 million annually from donors, the private sector and philanthropic foundations, among others.

Provide strategic support to ensure the quality of design and implementation of SPNO funded projects in the relevant country offices.

-Support SPNO’s emergency team in providing quality responses to various disasters in priority countries. This will include donor liaison, deployment where necessary, development of project proposals.

-Provide support to other country offices of Plan International Inc. as requested and approved by the SPNO Country Director.

-Lead the development and implementation of a resource mobilisation strategy for the SPNO’s Islamic donors.

-Identify, promote and facilitate participation in key global and regional private sector events and international programmes worldwide.

-Facilitate and promote greater engagement of country offices in priority markets with the private sector, donors and philanthropic foundations through the development and delivery of regular training activities that meet development needs.

-Support and facilitate internal and external knowledge sharing and collaboration through networks, workshops and webinars.

-Oversee the implementation of the SPNO’s due diligence policy by conducting timely risk assessments and coordinating due diligence decisions for potential private sector deals.

-Lead the development of tools, processes, procedures and guidelines to ensure that the SPNO has the necessary structures in place to enable partnerships with the private sector (and others).

-Act as a focal point for private sector partnerships in international working groups and internal working groups and committees.

-Support in the review and approval of legal agreements with private sector (and other) partners for global agreements.

-Manage the administrative and operational resources of the BDM Unit according to SPNO standards.

-Perform other duties as assigned.

How to apply

Please find below the link to apply: Business Advisor Developer Middle East

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