Business Development Coordinator - Vietnam

Long-term contract
Localisation Vietnam
No remote
2 yrs of exp.
Posted on 06-06-2024

iDE (International Development Enterprises)

iDE is a global development organization that co-creates with foundations, governments, individuals, for-profits, and nonprofits to develop lasting solutions to poverty.

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Position Overview

iDE Vietnam is seeking the recruitment of a Business Development Coordinator (BDC) to play a critical role in the organization's growth and sustainability. The BDC will be instrumental in identifying, developing, and managing strategic partnerships and funding opportunities, ensuring alignment with the organization's mission and programs. The key responsibilities will include researching potential donors and assessing funding opportunities. The BDC will also coordinate the opportunity assessment process and lead market research initiatives to identify new opportunities for iDE Vietnam.

Additionally, the BDC will coordinate responses to business development opportunities, leading the drafting of high-quality proposals, grant applications, and concept notes in English, with a particular focus on circular economy initiatives. This position requires working closely with program staff to ensure alignment between business development efforts and program goals, as well as collaborating with the Senior Management Team and communications colleagues to implement marketing strategies and materials for visibility and partner/donor engagement.

Specific Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the BDC will include the following:

  • Identify and Assess Funding Opportunities:
  • In collaboration with the Regional BD Manager and HQ, support the development and implementation of a BD strategy to achieve annual and multi-year funding targets
  • Research and identify potential donors, funding opportunities, and strategic partnerships that align with the organization's mission and programs
  • Coordinate opportunity assessment processes, including go/no-go decision-making and capture planning, collaborating closely with the Regional BD Manager and Country leadership
  • Lead the charge on market research plans to identify new opportunities for iDE Vietnam
  • Under the guidance of the Regional BD Manager, develop and update opportunity tracker tools for the country program
  • Monitor trends:
  • Stay abreast of trends in business development, fundraising, philanthropy, and development to identify and cultivate new opportunities and strategies for growth
  • Proposal development and coordination:
  • Coordinate response to BD opportunities, and support the development of technical and budget proposals that align with the Request for Applications, with special focus on circular economy initiatives
  • With support from the Program's unit and the international BD unit, lead in the drafting of high-quality proposals, grant applications, and concept notes in English
  • Evidence-based Business Development and Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with program staff to ensure alignment between business development efforts and iDE Vietnam program goals and learnings at the project implementation level
  • Work with the Senior Management Team and communication colleagues to implement marketing strategies and materials, including capability statements, for communication, visibility, and partner/donor engagement
  • Relationship Management:
  • In collaboration with the Programs unit, support the development of donor and partner engagement strategies and participate in building and maintaining fruitful relationships with donors, partners, and other stakeholders to cultivate funding opportunities aligned with organizational strategy
  • Compliance:
  • Ensure compliance with internal BD processes and requirements in all BD activities and coordinate with other departments
  • BD tracking and Reporting:


Candidates are expected to have the following qualifications, skills, and experience, and to be comfortable with the following conditions:


  • Bachelor's in business, international development, or a related field. Master's degree holders may also apply


  • Proven experience in networking, fundraising, business development, or donor relations, preferably in the NGO sector
  • Experience working in the plastic waste, circular economy and agriculture sectors
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in business development, market research, or analytics


  • Strong writing skills with some experience or aptitude in proposal development and grant writing in English
  • Some experience or aptitude for budget analysis and/or development
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Google Drive, experience with Salesforce is an added advantage

Other Key Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a team and coordinate with various stakeholders
  • A self-starter always striving for excellence, with an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset
  • Experience managing complex processes with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

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