The Kaizen Company is a small-business with big ideas, powered by a flexible corporate structure that encourages innovation. Every day we constructively challenge the development mold, and sometimes we break it with new and intelligent solutions! Our work has earned us Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award. Kaizen was also named USAID’s Small Business of the Year for 2017. If you’re a passionate, innovative, and skilled professional, consider joining us on this exciting journey of growth and impact.
Kaizen seeks an ambitious Business Development professional to get our ideas into action. The Business Development Manager will play a critical role in identifying opportunities for Kaizen as well as leading capture efforts. We are looking for strong and convincing writers to increase our ability to share Kaizen’s vision for impact with clients in a practical way. Experience working with USAID is required.
Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in the international development sector.
Minimum of two (2) years of recent business development experience with USAID, international development contractor, or an NGO.
Minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience (including but not limited to mentoring, training, and guiding staff).
Proven success in writing or supporting the creation of winning USAID proposals.
Success identifying, bidding on, and winning opportunities.
Demonstrated ability to identify emerging business trends resulting in strategy recommendations for upcoming project.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Demonstrated ability to build partnerships with external partners and within.