Development and Design Specialist Junior

18644-14N21084
Managua
31-Jul-21
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

Development and Design Specialist Junior

JOB PURPOSE

To co-write proposal-development teams that may include internal as well as external members, and draft all or sections of high-quality proposals for institutional and private donors, at the national and international level. Support NO positioning and identification of new opportunities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Submit high-quality proposals for institutional and private donors at the national and international level:

  • Prepare Grant Synopsis and participate (by request) in the meetings of Go /No Go, with the GAM Committee.

  • Prepare and socialize with the GAM Manager, the work schedule for the preparation of specific proposals.

  • Lead the design process including the design team.

  • Ensure proper coordination with other internal areas, partners or support offices in the preparation of high quality proposals..

  • Draft all or parts of proposals

  • Ensure the official submission of the proposals, taking in consideration the rules and regulation of the different donors.

  • To monitor the process of approval of the proposal and signing of agreement.

  • Coordinate the transition of approved projects to Operations for implementation.

Conduct regular meetings with WV Technical Advisors (Especialistas Técnicos) to assess proposals

High quality proposals are submitted on time

Proposals meet WV minimum standards

Proposal-development processes adhere to best practices

Increased FY $LOA acquired

Support NO positioning & donor engagement

Provide inputs for the design of the GAM Strategy,

Meet w/donors & partners when required to support organizational positioning

Obtain donor intelligence in support of proposal development

Identify funding opportunities with international cooperation agencies, host governments, national private sector and other international actors, such as private foundations.

Support Technical Advisors (Especialistas Técnicos) in their donor engagement activities.

Collaborate with the liaison officers and key Operations staff to plan major donor or donor agency staff project visits.

NO is well positioned for proposal submission

High-quality donor intelligence available for proposal-development processes

Proposals meet donor needs

Participate in training activities (through WV tools or external), spiritual enrichment and other duties as required

Staff have the right competencies that guarantee the delivery of high quality proposals aligned to WV mission.

Education:

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

Experience:

3 years of experience on the development field, supporting proposal development processes or project implementation activities.

2 years supporting grant acquisition & management processes or internship at NO w/strong recommendation.