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Partnership Development Manager



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Make a tangible impact as WaterAid's Partnership Development Manager in Mozambique, working for a globally recognized, award-winning organization.


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Maputo, Mozambique

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In-person- Maputo Mozambique

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WaterAid is a distinguished non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene worldwide. Recognized as a Great Place to Work®, WaterAid is at a pivotal point in its mission, actively expanding its reach in Mozambique to transform lives. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to global well-being and develop professional partnerships that foster positive change.

  • Develop and execute partnership development and resource mobilization strategies.
  • Track donor trends and funding opportunities both locally and internationally.
  • Establish and nurture relationships with donors and strategic partners.
  • Advanced degree in international development or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, with a minimum of 3 years in a senior role focused on business development or resource mobilization.
  • Proven track record of building partnerships in sectors such as health, education, climate change, and agriculture.

To apply, ensure you are eligible to work in Mozambique. Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the application deadline.

Join WaterAid as our Partnership Development Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

As our Partnership Development Manager, you will be a member of the Mozambique team Reporting Directly to the Country Director and working across teams to support positioning for funding opportunities to support the delivery of WaterAid Mozambique's multi-annual strategic plan. The Role will be supporting the identification and cultivation of potential partners working in complimentary sectors such as health, education, climate change and agriculture / livelihoods.

Key accountabilities among others include: Oversee the Country Programme's partnership development and resource mobilisation strategy. Maintain up-to-date intelligence on donors and the funding landscape in country as well as globally. Work closely with Country Director and other senior staff to cultivate relationships with donor delegations and representatives of strategic / consortium partners in Mozambique.

To be successful, you will need the following: An advanced degree in international development or other related discipline (or relevant experience gained through employment) Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant work experience with at least three (3) years at a senior level with responsibility for business development/resource mobilisation in a similar organization.

We're looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We're looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best.

Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Mozambique. Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.


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