Gerente de GAM

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

GAM Manager

Área: Sustainability Direction

HAY Level: 16

Major Responsabilities

Grant performance:

  • grow NO grant portfolio

  • achieve NO annual grant targets

  • Diversify the GAM portfolio

  • Increased FY $LOA acquired

  • Increased grants of total funding portfolio

  • Increased the diversity of funds from different donors

Develop & implement grant acquisition & management strategy plans (GSPs)

  • NO regularly updates donor landscape map & GSP

  • NO tracks progress against GSP & makes adjustments as needed

  • NO has identified key partners & is member of key grant networks

  • NO has accurate & up-to-date donor landscape map

  • Increased % of proposals for which NO well positioned

  • Increased # of networks NO is a part of

  • High quality proposals submitted on time

  • NO progressively becomes more effective & efficient at GAM

Co-lead & coordinate NO donor engagement & positioning

  • Ensure all relevant staff are aware of & carry out their donor engagement roles & responsibilities & have the capacity to do so

  • Maintain up-to-date key donor staff directory

  • Track key donor funding & technical trends & pass info to relevant NO (& other Partnership) staff

  • Ensure timely due-diligence screening processes on new donors

  • NO well positioned with donors at national level

  • Increased # of donors w/which NO is engaged

  • Increased # of relevant NO staff engaging effectively w/donors

  • NO has clear understanding of donor needs & priorities

  • New donors are effectively screened prior to entering in partnership w/NO

Co-lead, coordinate, & support proposal development processes

  • Provide leadership to proposal-development processes – be focal point for coordination within NO & with other external actors (SOs, partners, etc.)

  • Develop w/DDSs proposal-development workplan and coordinate implementation

  • Ensure DDSs have all inputs & conditions required for smooth proposal-development process

  • Organize proposal design workshops

  • Ensure proposal-development best practices are followed

  • Support proposal writing &/or budgeting if required

  • High quality proposals are submitted on time

  • Every proposal-design process has a clear workplan & all involved understand their roles, inputs/deliverables, & timing of key milestones

  • Key information is communicated in a timely fashion to relevant actors

  • Proposal design workshops are well organized

  • DDSs are able to write quality proposals with a minimum of obstacles/ hindrances or delays

  • Proposal-development process adhere to best practices

Grant management & compliance

  • Ensure high grant management standards (reporting, procurement, visibility, transfer of assets, audit, etc.) are understood & applied by NO

  • Maintain all grant-funded projects comply with general & specific rules & regulations

  • Coordinate with NOs to ensure regular monitoring visits to grant-funded projects

  • Coordinate financial management compliance, oversight, & support with RGFM

  • Flag and escalate grant implementation risks to senior leadership

  • Ensure all GAM staff are adequately trained in grant management & compliance

  • Grant reports submitted on time & of high quality (eg. no donor questions or returns)

  • QA minimum standards are being used by grant managers

  • Grant audits result in green scorecards

  • Overall grant-funded portfolio risk reduced

Coordinate actions and proposal writing with other GAM Managers from the HUB

  • Bi or multinational proposals

Experience shared with other GAM staff from the HUB


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

Knowledge and skills:

Capability to manage staff and processes simultaneously

Development theory & practice

ODA donor landscape & trends

Networking, Partnership building & brokering

Proposal development

Budgeting & financial tracking/reporting


5yrs grant acquisition & proposal writing

Relationship/Partnership management,

Excellent English writing skills, project management, proposal writing.

Advanced knowledge of major public donor requirements (USG agencies, European Union, ECHO, and GAC).


International Professional Fluency Advanced Level English