PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to coordinate the acquisition and management of resources for the World Vision Lebanon office, key areas of activity include:
Coordinating the acquisition of grants from public and private donors, particularly with research
Providing technical advice and support to ensure consistent quality and compliance amongst existing public and private grants and quality reporting
Supporting engagement of donors and partners, in Lebanon and through World Vision Support offices, to position World Vision Lebanon and support grants acquisition and management
End Results Expected
Lead part of the grants acquisition work of World Vision Lebanon towards achieving the annual income target of the office
Useful and up to date tools are available to support World Vision Lebanon’s resource acquisition activities in order to establish relations between WV and new donors and stakeholders. Inputs are provided on time with a consistent and high quality
World Vision Lebanon maintains an adequate pipeline of opportunities to each yearly income targets.
Timely, accurate and comprehensive recommendations are provided to go/no go decisions on funding opportunities for World Vision Lebanon
Donor relationships are maintained and productive
Timely and accurate data and research is provided to support high quality funding proposals.
Best practice is followed at World Vision Lebanon and no audit findings are raised.
GAM materials exist and are regularly used for internal and external engagement (donors, stakeholders, regional meetings, etc..).
Acquisition is strengthened by having a donor and inter-agency intelligence which in turn enhances programming information management and project design.
Ensured alignment and integration of technical approaches with operational needs contributing to enhance quality design.
Support the management of individual grants within the World Vision Lebanon grants portfolio – including private and public funding sources
Key tools are consistently developed delivered to support Project Managers in the management of new and existing grants and empowering them to provide quality leadership in alignment with donor expectations.
Donor reports are, timely, accurate, complete and compliant.
Donors are provided with formal and informal updates on project progress and remain engaged and support of World Vision’s work.
SO’s knowledge on grant management and field operations in Lebanon is enhanced, contributing to maintaining productive SO relationships.
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor degree in a field related to community development work preferably in fields such as sociology, international or political studies, humanitarian law, public health, population studies and others.
Minimum two years experience working in relevant field (report writing, academic research, international non-governmental work)
Knowledge of the humanitarian and international development sector
Experience in working for non-for-profit organizations and the public sector (or relevant job in the private sector such as risk analyst or compliance officer)
Experience working with several public and private donors
Knowledge of and familiarity with the Syria Crisis and its impact on Lebanon
Excellent written English, with good command of spoken Arabic and English
Critical thinking and analytical skills
Good research skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Organization and time management skills
Ability to work effectively with teams and communities
Required willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster
Computer literate with a high degree of proficiency and productivity
Master’s degree in a field related to community development work preferably in fields such as sociology, international or political studies, humanitarian law, public health, population studies and others.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically (to diverse field locations) and internationally (as need arises) 30% of the time.
Be prepared to travel to field implementation sites.
This position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.