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Senior Partnership Coordinator

Colombo - 09
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

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 world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

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

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring

Senior Partnership Coordinator

Location – Colombo

Job Profile

Working under direct supervision of the Senior Manager Corporate Partnerships and Local Fund Raising, the Partnerships Coordinator will manage the acquisition stage of each partnership. Working in collaboration with the Junior Partnerships Officers & other stakeholders, the position will support the development of new corporate partnerships. This role will mainly entail the development of new concept notes, proposals, and other relevant documentation such as Memorandum Of Understandings, subsidiary agreements & related contractual agreements in the acquisition stage of each partnership.

Major Responsibilities

  • Proposal development Timely development of concept notes, proposals and other required documentation with accurate detail that results in successful corporate partnership bids

  • Database creation and management Develop & maintain Database of all submitted concept notes, proposals, etc.

  • Secure corporate partners Support the Corporate Partnerships Team in the development of concept notes, proposals, etc in securing new partnering opportunities with the Corporate sector

  • Engagement with Operations-Engage with the Area Development Programs/Area Program to identify & record & develop a systematic process to identify & records needs

  • Development of MOUs-Develop MOUs for successful concept notes/proposals & Liase with the Corporate Solutions/Legal Team in drafting relevant agreements

  • Effective team management Provide required guidance & support to the Junior Partnerships officers in ensuring high quality output of a highly motivated team

  • Contribute to achieving the targets of the Corporate Partnerships team Support the team in achieving its strategic goals & objectives

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or other relevant discipline

  • At least 05 yearsexperience working in a similar field or developmental context

  • Excellent proposal writing and presentation skills

  • Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal) & Sinhala and/or Tamil

  • Strong IT skills and extensive knowledge in MS Office tools

  • Knowledge of the political, humanitarian and development context in Sri Lanka

  • Critical, creative and innovative thinking and facilitation skills

  • Ability to build relationships and network effectively

  • Proven experience in successful proposal development & acquisition of corporate partnership

  • Commitment to abide by World Vision core values & mission

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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 15th July, 2018

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.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children