RECOFTC Job Vacancy: Business Development Officer, Bangkok - Thailand

is an international nonprofit organization working towards a future where resilient communities with respected rights thrive in forest landscapes that they manage sustainably and equitably. We take a long-term, landscape-based and inclusive approach in supporting local communities to secure their land and resource rights, stop deforestation, find alternative livelihoods and foster gender equality. We have more than 37 years of experience working with people and forests and have built trusting relationships with partners at all levels. As a trusted, honest broker, we occupy a distinct position as an international organization that supports, informs and brings together governments, communities, businesses, academia and civil society organizations. Our innovations, knowledge and initiatives enable countries to foster good forest governance, mitigate and adapt to climate change and achieve the UN Global Goals.

RECOFTC operates in the Asia-Pacific region, with country program offices in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Viet Nam.

RECOFTC is seeking a Business Development Officer for its Executive Office at the Main Office in Bangkok, Thailand. The position is open to external candidates. The selected candidate will be offered a 24-month contract with the possibility of an extension, contingent on funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Tasks and duties
The Business Development Officer is a member of RECOFTC’s Executive Office and reports directly to the Business Development Manager. The Business Development team’s role involves monitoring, tracking and applying for funding opportunities, as well as cultivating relationships with both existing and potential new funders and partners. In alignment with RECOFTC’s Strategic Plan for 2023-2028, our goal is to expand and diversify our funding and donor base.

The Business Development Officer will play an integral role in securing new businesses and strengthening existing relationships, serving as the focal point for all cost proposals and leading the standardization of RECOFTC’s budgeting process. This position will collaborate across the organization to provide business development support, particularly as the budget lead for cost proposals.

Deadline for application: 18 April 2024