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Grant Acquisition Management Director- HUB C.A. & Mexico

San José

*Position location to be determined by successful candidate who can legally work in Guatemala, El Salvador, or Honduras where WVI is registered to operate.

Grant Acquisition Management Director- HUB Central America and Mexico

Job Purpose:

To provide leadership in grant acquisition for the five World Vision National Offices (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua y Mexico), enhance capacity and positioning of WV for acquiring & managing bi & multi-lateral grants and private funds, build a high-impact grant portfolio, and meet donor and WV grant implementation and accountability standards.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead World Vision’s Sub-regional GAM Hub, achieving World´s Vision National Offices annual grant targets

  • Grow World´s Vision National Offices grant portfolio

  • Promote and develop strategic thinking and a common agenda for the five countries, recognizing specificities of each country.

  • Lead/coordinate process to determine opportunity prioritization & human & financial resource allocation

  • Provide innovative management guidance for new resources opportunities (businesses, social products, and others)

  • Develop grant acquisition & management business plans (GBPs)

  • Lead sub-regional donor engagement

  • Ensure grant management & compliance for the World Vision GAM Hub

Technical Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in development studies, economics, business administration, sociology, anthropology, international relations, or any other relevant field of social science.

  • Project Management certification and/or studies is required.

  • 5yrs grant acquisition & management experience

  • Experience identifying and establishing relationships for funding opportunities with international cooperation agencies and / or government to contribute to World Vision’s strategy.

  • Experience in leadership and strategic positions.

  • Experience with tracking and reporting to different stakeholders

  • Experience in a corporate environment and with top donors is desirable.

Knowledge and Hard Skills:

  • Development theory & practice

  • ODA donor landscape & trends

  • Networking, Partnership building & brokering

  • Proposal development

  • Budgeting & financial planning and administration

  • Advanced English and Spanish oral and written.

Soft Skills and Values:

  • Results Oriented

  • Strategic Focus

  • Excellent interpersonal relationships.

  • Influential Leadership

  • High level of influence

  • Solid Christian Commitment