PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Grants Acquisition Manager will work alongside the senior leadership to build World Vision Myanmar’s (WVM) profile across the humanitarian and development sector with donors, partners and networks. The Grant Acquisition Manager will lead the design, donor and partner engagement strategies to position WVM strategically for funding opportunities. The successful candidate will also have a strong approach to mentoring and supporting the personal development of other members of the team to learn and grow.
Leading WVM’s fundraising including bringing creativity, innovation and proactivity, to secure new funding streams.
Developing and nurturing WVM’s relationships with key stakeholders such as donors, partners and networks.
Ensuring and promoting WVM’s accountability to internal and external stakeholders including bi- & multi-lateral donors, foundations, private donors and WV Support Offices.
Strengthen WVM’s program development internal process and ways of working, and build the grant acquisition capability across the organisation.
Oversee the Grant Acquisition Department including staffing related tasks such as recruitments, work allocation, staff performance etc.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor Degree in Development Studies/International Development, Public Health, Agriculture, Economics.
MSc/MA in Development Studies, Business Administration, Management, Technical Field (e.g. Public Health, Economics, Agriculture) or related field.
In-depth knowledge on program design, monitoring and evaluation.
Competent in use of Microsoft Office package.
Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
Knowledge of humanitarian industry, program development, resource acquisition, and donor relations.
Demonstrated 5 years’ experience in successful project design, proposal writing, funding acquisition, and donor relations.
At least 3 years’ experience in managing a unit or department.
Knowledge of program development and design, resource acquisition, major donors and multi-laterals and donor relations, participatory theory of change/project logic model development.
Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Prior experience in Myanmar.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.