Business Development Team Director

Job Description

The Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA) is a national nonprofit umbrella Association of over 450 secular and faith based NGOs/CSOs operating in Ethiopia.

Job Summary  

CCRDA is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join our organization as Business Development Team Director. The incumbent is responsible for driving business growth within the organization & to develop a network of contacts to attract clients, research business opportunities or expand existing and oversee growth projects, making projections and forecasting revenue, in line with the Association Strategic Plan (2021-2025).

Duties & Responsibilities of Business Development Team Director 

Plan, develop and oversee the overall business development strategy.
Develop a marketing plan and executing it as per the approval.
Think strategically – seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop viable business portfolios.
Research and identify business opportunities – including growth areas, trends, partnerships, and services – or new ways of reaching the existing and potential markets.
Mapping stakeholder, profiling key potential public, private, CSO clients.
Devising ways to nurture business relationships reward & retention planning schemes.
Attend various events and conferences related to his/her duty.
Build strong relationships with professionals, vendors and Associations, institutions in order to build the marketing network.
To write business proposals, draft and review contracts and manage when they realized.
Maintaining the Association’s reputation in every marketing experiences, deals, competitions and collaborations.
Measuring the department operations as per the Association’s timeline and on the requirement that may arise from contractual terms.
Working with other teams to get the best out of them that could support the business development goals.
 Planning purposeful visits to other institutions, sectors in order to enhance equitable learning
Producing reports for immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirement


MSc or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, Engineering background or related field.                         


 10 years of Experience in Business Management, Marketing or related field or preferably with engineering background.

Additional Skill Requirement

Interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients/partners.
IT skills, including the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point & spreadsheets.
Team working skills and a collaborative approach to work
Critical thinker and problem solver
The ability to multitasking and prioritize settings
Project management and organizing skills
Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills
Ability to think strategically.
The ability to analyze financial and information.
The ability to write professional reports of various nature

Interested and qualified applicants are required to submit non-returnable copy of their application letter and credential to the Human Resource Department 3rd floor room number 307 within 10 days after the date of vacancy announcement or send by email at:

Further information:
CCRDA value diversity and aspire to reflect it in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief.

CCRDA is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behavior including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with CCRDA is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to CCRDA’s Safeguarding policy and sign CCRDA’s Code of Conduct

Address:  Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA), Akaki Kality Sub City, Tel 0114390322, P.O. Box 5674, Debreziet road, adjacent to the Kality Ring Road round about, in front of Drivers and Mechanics Training Center.

             Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
                         Female Applicants are Highly Encouraged to Apply.

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