World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.
World Vision is building a roster of highly qualified Grant Acquisition & Management candidates for future leadership positions. Here’s where you come in:
As a Grant Acquisition and Management (GAM) professional with World Vision, you will provide leadership in the resource acquisition and management of funding from government, multilateral and foundation grants to enable World Vision to increase its contributions to child well-being and strategic objectives through increased revenue in the key priority sectors. You will ensure resource diversification, strengthened donor networking and improved resource acquisition capabilities for World Vision.
Working closely with GAM team members and with technical specialists in each sector, you will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of grant acquisition processes, leading in pre-positioning, proposal development, donor liaison and will track grants acquisition performance metrics ensuring that accurate and timely project status information is consistently available.
As a faith-based, Christian INGO, World Vision seeks candidates who are in agreement with and can support and embody our Core Values.
Degree in Development Studies, Social Science fields or related field; Masters is preferred.
5 - 7 years of work experience in leading complex grants and programs. Significant experience of government donor relations and fundraising.
Working knowledge of major donors, such as USAID/OFDA/DoL, DFID, UN, AusAID, EC/ECHO, WFP, ADB/WB. Global Fund and other private donors.
Well informed on latest trends in grants sector. Deeper understanding in how proposal development and monitoring systems can be used for marketing purposes.
Leadership capabilities that includes coaching staff to high level of performance and engaging in effective cross cultural and cross functional working to achieve shared goals and effective indirect line management.
25% domestic travel and international whenever required.
Fluency in English and additional language preferred.
Apply to the Grant Acquisition & Management Roster:
World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this Grant Acquisition & Management online and apply by the closing date 01 APRIL 2018. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of roster applications received, only short-listed candidates may be contacted.