Grant Coordinator_Faith and Development

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

    To provide technical support in Faith &Development projects in WVB operational areas and lead the process of building capacity of partners and community to improve the wellbeing of children, families and communities. The projects coordinator will also focus on leading the process of increasing faith partnerships' capacity to facilitate holistic development management, implementation risk assessment/ mitigation and ensuring accurate F&D projects management including reporting following the donor requirements; ensure Church inclusion in a diversity way to leverage the level of partnership, ensure quality implementation of F&D projects models (EWV, CF, COH, D2D, SKYE, SNC…) and approaches in WVIB operation areas.



Role Dimension / Major Activities

End Results Expected


1. Partnerships and Networking

  • Develop and implement strategic partnerships with church partners and administration units and promote establishment of strong networks for holistic development

  • Promote inclusive community development and partners unity provincial and community levels

  • Ensure integration of F&D projects approaches with other WVIB sectors/interventions

  • In collaboration with F&D Manager, participate in development of concept notes/ papers and proposals and raise resources for Faith in Development funding.

  • Project stakeholders and partners are identified and actively participate in the implementation of projects activities

  • Partnerships with partners are strengthened and implemented accordingly to the partnership guidelines

  • Effective coordination of F&D activities is done

  • Unity and trust are built among partners including faith groups

  • F&D project models integrated in other sectors

  • F&D resources acquisition portfolio increased in terms of budget


2. Management and coordination

  • Document impact stories resulting from F&D projects models/approaches and share widely for F&D funding raising purposes.

  • Regular monitoring and coordination forums with church partners for F&D projects smooth implementation

  • Ensure coordination and collaboration with communal/provincial administration and existing church networks on Spiritual Nurture of Children intervention.

  • Submit monthly, quarterly and semi and annual progress reports, and provide evidence of learning and innovations.

  • Participate in project baselines and evaluations to help WVB assess the project contributions to child wellbeing

  • Capacity building of partners to facilitate F&D projects models/approaches (EWV, CF, COH, D2D, SKYE, SNC…)

  • Monthly DIP developed & shared with cluster Manager and F&D Manager

  • Weekly coordination meeting with the cluster team; prepare budget breakdown for assigned activities and 95 % of planned budget is timely spent;

  • 100% of planed activities implemented and budget well managed

  • Regular management reports timely submitted according to WVB quality standards and donor requirements

  • Project monitoring tools are understood and used by partners

  • F&D best practices are documented and disseminated

  • Partners have capacity to facilitate F&D project models/approaches

  • Regular project coordination meetings are held with the participation of key project stakeholders

  • 100% of F&D project models/approaches activities are timely implemented according to the donor requirements (EWV, CF, COH, D2D, SKYE, SNC, etc)


3. Staff and Children Spiritual Nurture

  • Establish staff spiritual nurture needs, develop and implement initiatives that enhance their spiritual formation.

  • Develop/ provide and monitor the use of devotional materials that support staff spiritual nurture, and that are relevant/ responsive to the operating context, to promote integration of faith and work among staff.

  • Monitor implementation of devotions, staff day of prayer and other staff spiritual nurture activities and promote their effectiveness by making improvements as appropriate.

  • Work with F&D Manager to contribute to a culture that is consistent with WV Vision and Mission Statements, Core Values, Covenant of Partnership, Guiding Beliefs, and Policies

  • Promote spiritual nurture of children in all WVB operating areas

  • In collaboration with F&D Manager, promote Mission Immersion Programme (MIP) so that staff are able to carry-out our Strategic Imperative No1: Live-out our Christian faith with calling and boldness and humility.

  • Staff are fully participated in morning devotions/ retreats and day of prayer

  • Contextualized devotional materials are available and utilised by staff

  • Staff are mobilized to take for Mission Immersion Programme (MIP) online training

  • Staff and children spiritual formation is reinforced

  • Core documents shared to all staff on regular basis

  • Participate in partners key meetings, workshops and forums


4.General Duties

Perform other duties as may be assigned, to enhance WV’s Christian Commitment.


Be Safe and Resilient

I take care of my personal well-being and support others to do the same.

Build Relationships

I treat others with empathy and respect so that trust grows, and we can speak the truth with love

Learn and Develop

I create opportunities for myself and others to grow, strengthen competence and improve performance.

Partner and Collaborate

I engage and influence networks of people beyond my role to make a bigger difference than we could alone.

Deliver Results

I focus on and help achieve the things that matter most, with clear evidence of my contribution.

Be Accountable

I exercise wise stewardship, showing sound judgment and integrity in the decisions and choices I make.

Improve and Innovate

I seek and discover new and better ways of doing things, solve problems and turn ideas into action.

Embrace Change

I approach change and the opportunities it offers with openness and courage, and I encourage others to do the same


  • At least 3 years of relevant experience working with Non-Governmental Christian Organizations in community development with experience in working with churches, church networks and church missions.

  • Bachelor’s degree is essential, bachelor degree in a field related to Social Sciences, theology and leadership with experience in working with churches.

  • Must have a valid driving licence category A

  • English required and local language Kirundi

  • Must be conversant with international accepted humanitarian relief standards disaster management cycle and concept

  • The person must be resulted oriented, good at public relations and able to promote a team spirit

  • Very good English writing and oral communication skills are essential for this position

  • Working knowledge of humanitarian codes, standards, principals and ability to mainstream leading cross-cutting themes

  • Ability to facilitate appropriate information flow and coordination amongst a complex range of internal and external stakeholders

  • Must have a clear understanding of major donor’s perspective requirements and standards and ability to represent WV to major donors and other external stakeholders in a highly professional manner

  • Advanced project management skills and good understanding of the project cycle

  • Experience with development project management tools such as logframes, monitoring and evaluation tools and budgets

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills including report-writing and formal communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in MS Office and email system such as Microsoft Outlook

  • Oral and written communication skills in English, Kirundi, and French-Essential

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view and ability to work with a wide range of people from different background

  • Emotional and spiritual maturity and ability to lead a team of professionals

  • Ability to work under stressful conditions

  • Agreement with World Vision’s Christian ethos and participation in morning devotions, staff retreats, etc

  1. Work Environment:

  • Field: 20%

  • Office and external engagement: 80%

  1. How to apply:

    Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

    In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is December 06, 2021.No late applications will be accepted.

  2. Important Note:

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.