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Resource Development Manager

Job Description



To provide leadership in developing and implementing a strategy of resource diversification in World Vision (WV) Laos and to enhance organizational capacity for acquiring grants and private funding from a variety of funding streams and donors. This will be achieved by supporting the programs of WV Laos in proposal development, donor engagement and capacity building of local staff in areas related to resource diversification and management.


  1. Development of quality proposals

  • Undertake donor mapping and monitor donor websites and liaise with potential donor partners to determine grant sources, and other funding sources as appropriate under the National Strategy

  • Liaise with WV Support Offices on the development of quality Private Non Sponsorship (PNS) projects that fit within the National Strategy and can contribute grants where possible

  • Review Call for Proposals and make Go/No Go recommendations to pursue opportunities based on National Strategy alignment and technical expertise

  • Lead, support and participate in design workshops to develop technically sound, and innovative proposal ideas, theories of change, budgets, etc.

  • Actively engage with donors and partners to better position WV Laos’ developmental work

  • Coordinate data collection from Area Development Programs as needed for proposal development

  1. Build collaborative relationships with donors, development partners and WV Support Offices

  • Network with grant makers, Embassies and development agencies in Vientiane to identify potential funding opportunities for priority programs and projects

  • Collaborate with WV Support Offices (and others) in identifying opportunities for acquiring funding resources on a regular basis.

  • Conduct partner due diligence to further explore possible opportunities

  • Assist Senior Management staff in preparation for donor meetings and representation. Identify best practices, learning and disseminate to Senior Management

  1. Quality and accountability of grant/PNS/other funding sources programs are adhered to

  • Ensure donor requirements and standards are well understood by all relevant project and ADP staff

  • Provide any necessary mentoring and monitoring support to externally funded projects in accordance to donor expectations (and internal LEAP frameworks)

  1. Provide on-going capacity building to department, project and program staff as deemed appropriate

  • Lead capacity building of WV Laos staff in proposal development, donor engagement and opportunity tracking

  • Build staff capacity on grant/PNS/program management including report writing

  1. Develop and lead on implementing the resource acquisition strategy

  • Working with the different WVL stakeholders, identify and decide on target areas for funding needs

  • Participate in Regional Office monthly updates and quarterly webex to stay informed on Global Strategy developments and regional peer learning


You can also apply online by Clicking ‘APPLY FOR THIS JOB’ on the top of the job posting and you will be taken to an application form. Here you can sign up to register an account and complete field required then attach your CV and cover letter. Or you can email your application to [email protected] or you can send the hard copy of your document to People & Culture Department, P.O. Box 312 Vientiane, Lao PDR

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.