Employment Opportunities

Business Development Manager (International Programs)

Are you a seasoned manager with a background in business development and acquisition for US Government funded projects, and other institutional donors such as corporate, foundations, multilateral agencies, in the international public health space? Then this is the right opportunity for you to join our team. Read on….
MCD is a global public health non-profit organization recognized in the United States and internationally as a leader, innovator, and trusted partner in the design, implementation, and assessment of high quality, enduring programs in public health.

MCD envisions a world in which all people have access to high quality and enduring solutions to improve and maintain their health and well-being.
MCD aspires to be a premier partner of choice and an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in applied, cross-national public health solutions.
MCD's mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of people worldwide through enduring, high quality, cost-effective and universally accessible public health solutions.

You will play a key role in all aspects of business development, to include monitoring of donor trends and priorities, identifying new opportunities and devising response strategies, leading positioning and developing responsive and competitive proposals. You will have the opportunity to lead both large and small proposal teams, and new initiatives to drive the international division’s growth in alignment with MCD’s broader strategic priorities. You will be responsible to work across diverse teams to strategize and .position the organization to win new business, manage the development of large, complex proposals while contributing to the broader new business development strategies, goals and revenue targets. You will also cultivate new business relationships with donors as part of positioning for new business opportunities.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse team focused on growing our impact in the globally in the public health field.
Knowledge, Qualifications and Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in related field (e.g. international public health, international development, business administration) or equivalent degree with relevant experience. Master’s degree would be a plus.
• At least 7 years of relevant business development experience, of which at least 3 years of experience in leading proposal development efforts for a global public health organization. Experience in international public health is a plus.
• Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of new business positioning, development of complex proposals and managing donor and partner relations; and of overall proposal development processes and standards.
• Demonstrated experience leading positioning and proposal development for USAID procurements. Knowledge and experience working with non-USG donors such as foundations and corporate donors, bilateral and multilateral donors is a plus.
• Experience in managing proposal teams, initiate tasks, organize work, establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines.
• Excellent organization and time management skills with strong attention to detail, accuracy and quality.
• Strong writing skills and experience, particularly proposal writing (including technical writing).
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, written communication skills; demonstrated ability to sustain engage collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
• Ability to problem-solve complex issues.
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Comfortable working in a team-oriented environment.
• Fluency in English; working ability in French, Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus

Position Type: Full Time
Level: Manager/Mid-Level
Location: Silver Spring MD office or full-time remote (with international travel)
Application Requirements
An updated CV and cover letter (including salary expectations) should be sent to: mcdjobs2@mcd.org. Include title and job reference number (MCD-254) when submitting an application.

Position will be open until filled.

MCD requires all employees to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, unless entitled to a medical or religious exemption. Do not provide information about whether you are seeking an exemption from the vaccination requirement unless and until you receive a conditional offer of employment from MCD.

Please reference position MCDI-254 when submitting your application.