Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poor and the vulnerable and is currently operating in 13 countries worldwide. GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations to supporting the development of healthcare services and building sustainable livelihoods. Since its foundation, GOAL has allocated more than €910 million to programmes in over 60 countries.
GOAL has an annual budget of approximately €130 million and is supported by a range of donors including the Irish Government, UK Government, USAID, the European Union, individuals, trusts and foundations. Informed by its track record over the last 40 years, GOAL remains committed to responding to humanitarian crises and tackling extreme poverty around the world.
GOAL identifies, develops and manages opportunities to work with others and further GOAL’s organisational objective of reducing extreme poverty and strengthening resilience through pro- active engagement with an array of global partners, such as donors (institutional and large foundations), international NGOs and commercial entities. GOAL is recruiting a Director of Business Development to drive GOAL’s Business Development strategy
Overview of the role
Working as a member of the senior management team, the Global Director of Funding and Business Development will lead GOAL’s global business development efforts with a primary focus on the expansion and diversification of GOAL’s Institutional Funding.
The role reports to the CFO, with monthly engagement with the CEO.
Supporting its new organisational strategy (2022 – 2025), GOAL is embarking on an ambitious funding and financing strategy that seeks to develop existing and build more strategic partnerships with bilateral and multilateral donor agencies to increase their income, influence, and programmatic impact. The successful candidate will lead a business development team who will lead the global funding strategy and support the revenue and programmatic growth across all program areas.
Leadership & Management:
Partnerships and Networks
Monitoring & Reporting
Country and Location: Ireland/UK
Contract Duration: 24 months
Reports to: CFO
How to apply
Closing date: 12th June 2022 @ 23:59 BST
Please click on the ‘apply for job’ button to submit your application. For this role, kindly submit a MS Word version of your CV and a cover letter detailing your motivation and how you are suited to this role.
Please name your submitted files with the following reference: GOAL_DFBD
Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.
GOAL is an equal opportunity employer.
Red Sea is committed to meeting the standards set out in their Equality and Diversity recruitment policy; this includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity.