Central London, Greater London
£22,500 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Women for Women International – UK

Associate, Global Business Development

Women for Women International (WfWI) is an international NGO that helps women survivors of war to rebuild their lives. We believe that with access to rights, education and resources, women can lead change towards peaceful and stable societies. Since establishment in 1993, WfWI has worked with over 500,000 women in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan. The UK office was established in 2006, and has steadily grown its programme funding from grants from various sources, including governments, trusts and foundations, companies, and individuals. 

We are seeking to appoint an Associate, Global Business Development to support the Global Business Development team in our busy and dynamic organisation.

Women for Women International has the ambition to significantly increase grant funding to support programming that has proven to be transformative for marginalized women survivors of war in fragile and conflict affected countries. The Associate, Global Business Development will be an important member of an 11-member Global Business Development team, supporting the team in a variety of ways to help meet our global business development goals. The Global Business Development team sits within the Global Programs Unit, which also includes sub-teams focused on program design, monitoring and evaluation, country office support, and grants management.

Reporting to: Senior Officer, Global Business Development

Proposed Start date: ASAP

Location: Flexible wherever we have an existing WfWI office, including London, UK

Working Pattern:  Full time, 35 hours per week

Application Process: Please go to the careers page on our website 





Knowledge of fundraising, preferably in development operations  

Experience working in cross-departmental, cross-country contexts.

Interest in global humanitarian, development and gender funding environment and future trends.

Excellent spoken and written English to include research, writing, and communication skills.

Commitment to and respect for Women for Women International’s mission and values

Computer skills including working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email.

Experience with Salesforce preferred.

Ability to travel and work flexible hours may be required.


Strong team player, who can effortlessly work across a multi-disciplinary team

Creative and entrepreneurial, identifies and maximises opportunities

Calm under pressure, excellent multi-tasker, use to working within tight deadlines

Commitment to and respect for Women for Women International’s mission and values

Personal, professional and able to comfortably communicate with a variety of stakeholders

A passion for global issues, women’s empowerment and human rights


Diversity at Women for Women International is about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities and growing together for better performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, political opinions, and pregnancy and maternity.  Applications are welcomed and encouraged from all interested parties


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Posted on: 28 September 2021
Closed date: 19 October 2021
Tags: Business Development

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