Grants Acquisition and Resource Development Manager
World Vision International
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our almost 40,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.
World Vision Papua New Guinea maintains a vibrant grants portfolio and a strong foundation of technical and programmatic credibility with its partners in Papua New Guinea, where it has operated for over 30 years. World Vision Papua New Guinea manages more than 20 grant-funded projects ranging in size from $300,000 to $21 million funded by a diverse array of institutional donors, including the governments of Papua New Guinea, Australia, and New Zealand. These projects work to improve early grade literacy and numeracy, maternal and child health, disease prevention and control, health systems strengthening, WASH, agriculture, disaster risk reduction, gender equality, child protection, and emergency response.
Here’s where you come in:
As Grants Acquisition and Resource Development Manager, you will play a key role in shaping the future of World Vision’s programming and partnerships in Papua New Guinea, leading business development, project design, and strategic external engagement for World Vision Papua New Guinea. You will work with senior leadership, technical and programmatic staff, donors, government, and external partners to build strategic relationships, identify common ground, design excellent projects, and deliver high-quality concept notes and proposals. You will be an inquisitive self-starter with strong communication skills and a track record of success leading competitive acquisition or proposal processes.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in a related field.
- At least 3 years of relevant professional experience required, including experience in new business development, project management, or project budgeting.
- Robust understanding of major government donors and grant funding mechanisms. Understanding of major corporate donors, foundations, and non-traditional mechanisms will be considered an asset.
- Track record of success in leading complex competitive acquisition or proposal processes.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
- The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.
Is this the job for you?
World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 18 JUN 2018. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.