Strategic Partnerships Manager, East Asia
As the Strategic Partnerships Manager, your role has four core components: Strategic market intelligence, proposition and proposal development, pursuit management and progress reporting.
|Salary||Pay band 7-Competitive|
|Duration||Fixed Term Two-year contract (with scope for renewal)|
|Closing date||Friday 29 March 2019|
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM
The partnerships team is a small expert function that enables the business to deliver its objectives through partnering. It develops strategic partnerships that support our Arts, Education and Society business units - by generating additional income streams, optimising use of our grant, and amplifying the scale and impact of our work. It also supports our English & Exams unit by pursuing partnerships that build new commercial business models.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY
Your role as the Strategic Partnerships Manager has four core components: market intelligence gathering; proposition and proposal development; pursuit management and progress reporting. The function is driven by a collaborative, externally focused and professionalised approach to partnerships, that is also reflective of our regional objectives and core strengths.
WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
Working across our business units, with responsibility for fourteen countries in the region, you will be part of a dynamic regional team that develops strategic partnerships with corporations, foundations and government agencies. These partnerships develop and enhance our programme portfolio, which comprises civil society, skills and enterprise, education, arts and cultural sector development.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You must have at least five years’ experience in strategic consulting roles (for an international firm or in-house) and/or at least five years’ experience in partnerships/fundraising roles, in the not for profit/international development sector. You should have good English communication skills (C2 level), and a solid background in strategic business development. An international profile, cultural sensitivity and regional experience are essential components for the role.