Careers Assistant Manager / Manager - Business Development

Assistant Manager / Manager - Business Development

8-12Yrs

Lucknow/Delhi

8- 12 years’ experience in business development/consulting/program management role preferably for financial sector consulting firms and /or international NGOs in field of livelihood or financial inclusion.

2017-04-29

Responsible for the end-to-end proposal development process, from scouting business opportunities to creation of high-quality documents, and their submission in a high-volume, deadline-bound environment.
Specifically, the Bid Manager will:
  • Scout for business opportunities
  • Facilitate go/no-go decisions on bids - advise management on prospects and partnerships
  • Establish proposal submission work plans and liaise with Domain Leaders to produce technical and financial proposals; provide oversight on proposal development process
  • Facilitate Bid Meetings
  • Support development of proposal responses
  • Establish partnerships with consultants and firms
  • Leverage social media to build relationships with clients, donors, consultants, and partner firms

Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Business Management/Economics/Social Sciences/Development Studies/Development Finance etc
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Experience:
  • At least 8-12 years’ experience in business development/consulting/program management role preferably for financial sector consulting firms and /or international NGOs in field of livelihood or financial inclusion.
Skills and competencies:
  • Ability to understand technical terms related to financial inclusion, livelihoods, MSME financing, renewable energy, water & sanitation finance etc.
  • Excellent analytical ability to interpret bid documents in time constrained environment
  • Excellent comprehension, verbal and written communication skills in English with good editing skills
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • Willingness to work in a highly demanding, and results oriented team environment where priorities can change frequently
  • Ability to work in a deadline- bound environment
  • Excellent skills in preparing high-quality reports and presentations within tight timelines
  • Ability to work with a global team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to conceptualise, innovate and think creatively
  • Effective relationship building skills with inter-domain teams and senior management
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
  • Creativity in leveraging social media to generate business.

Interested candidates may send in their resume at careers@microsave.net.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Impact

For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

MicroSave In Numbers

  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages