Grant Acquisition Management Nicaragua
WORLD VISION NICARAGUA
Grant Acquisition Management
Operations & Quality
Grant & PNS Acquisition Management
Operations & Quality Director as well as to its corresponding Regional Matrix Reporting Supervisor (RDU Director).
To provide tactical and operational leadership in the implementation of the grant fundraising strategy and GBPs, enhance NO capacity and positioning for acquiring and managing bi & multi-lateral grants and private funds, and meeting donor and WV accountability standards.
Ensure that the NO GBP (Gam Business Plan) responds to WV Nicaragua`s National Strategy 2017/2021 and Technical Approaches.
Grant and PNS performance: grow NO grant and PNS portfolio and achieve NO annual grant and PNS targets.
Develop & implement grant and PNS acquisition & management business plans (G&PNS BPs)
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/Operations & Quality Director the proposal-development workplan and coordinate implementation
Ensure Operations & Quality Director has 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
Grant & PNS management & compliance
Ensure high Grant & PNS management standards (reporting, procurement, visibility, transfer of assets, audit, etc.) are understood & applied by NO
Ensure all Grant & PNS-funded projects comply with general & specific rules & regulations
Coordinate financial management compliance
Flag and escalate grant implementation risks to senior leadership
Ensure NOs are maintaining up-to-date grant financial and risk monitoring data
Ensure NO staff are adequately trained in grant management & compliance
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
EDUCATION:Master’s Degree in development studies, economics, business administration, sociology, anthropology, international relations, or any other relevant field of social science.
Experience: Five years grant acquisition & management.
Knowledge and skills: Development theory of change & practice, ODA donor landscape & trends, Networking, Partnership building & brokering, Proposal development, Budgeting & financial , tracking/reporting, Communication skills, Team work and collaborative skills, Conflict Resolution and Oral & written English Skills