Senior Business Development Specialist

Posting Date
2 July 2015
Closing Date
18 September 2015
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE
Report To
Director of Partnerships and Knowledge Management
Vacancy Type
Job Number
Job Summary
Job Responsibilities
Qualifications and Experience
    • Degree in marketing and/or business development (MBA preferred).
    • A minimum of 10 years of marketing, resource mobilization or business planning and development experience preferably in international agriculture research and development.
    • A solid understanding of the international agricultural research and development arena.
    • Fundraising experience.
    • Confident and articulate in all communications in English (bilingual Arabic English would be preferable).
  Other Skills and Competencies
    • Clear strategic mindset with analytical focus.
    • Rapport and relationship building at organizational level.
    • Project management skills, problem solving, organizational and planning skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to improve efficiencies.
    • Superior interpersonal and networking skills
    • Effective business plan, report writing, presentation and proposal writing skills
    • Results driven, innovative, creative and able to work on own initiative.
    • Professional, energetic
    • Multi-tasking
    • Advanced computer literacy
  Applicants are kindly requested to send an updated cover letter and C.V combined in one PDF file along with two names as references to:    Human Resources ICBA P.O. Box 14660 Dubai- UAE Fax: +9714 3361149 Email: