Ikore International Development Limited Latest Job Vacancy Partnership Development Manager

Ikore, meaning “harvest” in Yoruba language, is an international development organization, proffering innovative solutions to drive sustainable social and enterprise development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Partnership Development Manager



Scope of Work

The Partnerships Manager will have the following duties and responsibilities in two main areas:

  • Strategic Partnerships and External Relations:
    • Cultivate and maintain relationships among business partners, NGO’s, government officials, and stakeholders to expand the organization’s market reach and meet organizational goals.
    • Liaise with partners to solve issues, communicate needs and create synergy.
    • Strengthen existing relationships and collaborations to ensure the partnerships are profitable and beneficial to all parties.
    • Field visits with partners to meet with clients to determine potential new collaborations and write feasibility studies.
    • Document key findings, lessons learned, challenges and impact of Ikore’s work for a wide-variety of audiences.
    • Stay up-to-date with developments within the industry, target industries and proactively identify new opportunities for alliances or action.
  • Fundraising:
    • Develop proposals, pitch potential partnerships and communicate alliance value via skype, phone and in person.
    • Build the organizational network through a targeted approach aligned with our goals.
    • Research strategic partnership opportunities that can lead to new revenue streams and growth of existing partnerships.
    • Attend and organize meetings and events to serve as a representative for the organization.
    • Produce timely and accurate donor and other stakeholder reports.
    • Work closely with leadership to identify key high level targets.
    • Coach relevant Ikore staff on investor and donor engagement and talking points to increase fundraising.

Expertise and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in International Relations, Economics or another relevant field
  • Proven ability to develop, write and budget out proposals for private and public sector partners
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to deliver clear, concise information to partners, clients and team
  • Ability to work with diverse cultural teams independently with strong initiative and proactive involvement
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented and organized, ensuring quality and consistent output
  • Ability to work effectively amidst competing priorities and deliver on deadlines
  • Excellent grasp of tools like MS word, excel, PowerPoint, with knowledge of tools like R or STATA as a strong plus.

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2018

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with Cover Letter to: Jobs@ikore.org with the Job Title as the subject

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