Grants and Contracts Manager
Salary: £36.192 per annum+ good range of benefits
Contract: Permanent –36.5 hours per week
Based: Milton Keynes/Homeworking
World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.
Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.
Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.
We have an excellent opportunity for a Grants and Conracts Manager who will be responsible for coordinating, leading and supporting, assigned Field Offices and Regional Grants Acquisition and Management Directors, WV UK stakeholders in;Pre-positioning and positioning to acquire institutional and non- Institutional funding. As well as leading the grant and contracts application processes; supporting the development of high-quality-quality proposals, concept notes, and contract bids and managing both internal (World Vision UK) and external relationships.
You will join a talented and dynamic Humanitarian and International Programmes team. We are looking for a person with previous NGO work experience and a proven track record of acquiring successful grant and contract opportunitites from bilateral, multilateral and private sector donors.
The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of humanitarian and development theory and discourse, process, practice, and standards. Experience in forming and coordinating consortiums. Ability to work with multiple stakeholders but also independently using your initiative.
As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).
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Please upload your CV of full employment history. This mustbe accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.
**You must hold the Right to work in the UK as this role unfortunately is not sponsored**
Closing Date for applications: 28 January 2022
Interview Dates: TBC
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.
As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
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