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Corporate Partnerships Officer - World Vision Lanka (WVL)


World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.


Location: Based in Colombo with extensive travel

Job Profile

Working under the direct supervision of the Senior Manager Corporate Partnerships, the position will support the Partnership team in developing new corporate partnership & effectively managing existing partnership in line with the corporate partnership strategy of World Vision Lanka (WVL) in meeting its programmatic priorities within the communities we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acquiring new corporate partners to meet the targeted funding requirements of the Division by engaging with the corporates in the form of strategic partnerships, Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) and Business to Business (B2B) partnerships

  • Managing key relationships through continuous follow-up and aiming to retaining key contacts through regular and continuous communications- Build strong relationships with CSR managers and marketing teams of corporates to initiate partnerships and sustain relationships

  • Engagement with Operations- Develop systematic process to identify & record needs of the Area Development Programs (ADP) & Area Programs (AP)’s of WVL. Monitoring the progress of projects for compliance and quality in line with the agreements by working closely with operations,- Obtaining information for the progress reports and project end reports,- Continuous meetings with operations to ensure standards are met by the organization

  • Proposal Development & Reporting - Develop concept statements, proposals, monitoring & reporting on projects, compiling project closure reports capturing the needs of the Area Development Programs( ADP) as required

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Diploma/Degree in Business management or Marketing

  • Sales, Marketing and relationship management exposure(preferred)

  • Relationship management skills to effectively manage the Corporate partnerships ,

  • Sales and Marketing skills to acquire new relationships

  • Coordinate and network effectively with other units and operation

  • Advanced knowledge of development and political context in the country and WVL ministry

  • Good proposal writing and presentation skills in English

  • Good IT skills with ability to work well with MS Office Suite

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 19th November, 2017

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.