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Grants Officer Integrated food, health and nutrition


Purpose of the position

The Grants Officer will coordinate, plan and facilitate the implementation and monitoring of the Food for Nutrition Project activities implemented in Area Programs for the well-being of children, families and communities.

Major responsibilities

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected


Plan, coordinate and facilitate timely implementation of project activities at AP level in collaboration with community based institutions, commune, zone and Colline administration, decentralized entities of DPAE and other local partners

All project activities are implemented in a timely manner and all stakeholders are effectively associated.


Conduct monitoring of project activities in assigned AP, ensuring respect of established implementation plans and targets, proper use and accountability of resources allocated to project

Work plans are made and followed, budget is allocated and targets are met.


Generate and maintain monthly project reports to the Supervisor in accordance with Donor requirements

Proper documentation is done and monthly reports are produced


Facilitate the capacity building of vulnerable households to have access to community financial services

Vulnerable households are empowered to have access to financial services


Network with community groups and communal institutions, the Church and other local partners to identify areas of possible cooperation and resource mobilization.

Network is established and active collaboration at community level is maintained


Organize project review, reflection and learning forums at communal level

Learning forums are created at community level


Minimum Qualification required: A2 diploma in Community Development, Rural Development (agriculture and livestock)

Experience: A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Agriculture-livestock interventions in a governmental or non-Governmental Organization (NGO)

Technical Skills & Abilities

  • Must hold a motorcycle driving license and able to drive motorcycle

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Must have good interpersonal and facilitation skills

Work Environment:

  • Work environment: 50% travel to the field in the communities

  • On call: as required

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 September 15, 2017 no late applications will be accepted.

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.