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Purpose of the Position

We are currently looking for an Associate Director to support us in business development and delivery for World Bank account (the Group), cutting across different sectors in Africa.

Based in Maputo, Mozambique the successful candidate will lead our World Bank key account across Africa. He/she will combine business development with delivery and management of engagements. This role will involve coordination and oversight of our activities targeting the World Bank key sectors or strategic priorities in Africa. The role will require travel across Africa and occasionally to USA.

Key roles and responsibilities

§ Business development – A lead role is business development strategy design and implementation. Generating new business, building and cultivating strong business relationships, and exhibiting technical and operational leadership to deliver quality, client- centric solutions that target the direct World Bank opportunities or the borrower led... opportunities.

§ Client/project management – Lead/manage multiple projects or programs through the direction of a team of professionals and with the contribution of cross- divisional specialists. This includes support on negotiations, contractual arrangements and delivery of engagements.

Develop a portfolio of projects (cutting across Africa) by building and maintaining strategic relationships with senior stakeholders of the Bank or Target Governments. Maintain awareness of market trends, competitor activity and products/services.

§ Risk management – Ensure full compliance with KPMG’s quality, risk and management requirements.

§ Any other tasks that will be assigned to you.

Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

§ At least 15 years’ working experience in the international development sector or working with development finance institutions, preferably in Africa;

§ Proven experience of managing projects and teams in a development or professional services firm;

§ At least 10 years of experience/knowledge working with the World Bank or the Group as a subject matter expert;

§ Demonstrated ability to generate business and deliver work in strategic sectors funded by the World Bank;

§ Track record of success in writing proposals and winning engagements;

§ A relevant academic qualification: a Bachelor’s degree in Health, Economics, finance, engineering etc. A post graduate qualification in a relevant field would be essential.

§ Established relationships and networks with World Bank and other players in the World Bank strategic sectors.

§ Well-developed presentation, proposal and report writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

Personal attributes:

§ Good communication (written and verbal), numeracy, presentation and analytical skills

§ IT proficiency, especially Microsoft Office

§ An eye for detail

§ Team player with leadership capability

§ Excellent coordination and planning skills

§ Must be fluent in English, proficiency in Portuguese is

an added advantage

We offer:

§ An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge development programmes across Africa;

§ Continuous learning and development;

§ Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams;

§ Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative;

§ Competitive remuneration package
Maputo Mozambique


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