Grant Acquisition Management Director- HUB Central America and Mexico
Job Purpose :
To provide leadership in grant acquisition for the five World Vision National Offices (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua y Mexico), enhance capacity and positioning of WV for acquiring & managing bi & multi-
lateral grants and private funds, build a high-impact grant portfolio, and meet donor and WV grant implementation and accountability standards.
Major Responsibilities :
Lead World Vision’s Sub-regional GAM Hub, achieving World s Vision National Offices annual grant targets
Grow World s Vision National Offices grant portfolio
Promote and develop strategic thinking and a common agenda for the five countries, recognizing specificities of each country.
Lead / coordinate process to determine opportunity prioritization & human & financial resource allocation
Provide innovative management guidance for new resources opportunities (businesses, social products, and others)
Develop grant acquisition & management business plans (GBPs)
Lead sub-regional donor engagement
Ensure grant management & compliance for the World Vision GAM Hub
Technical Qualifications and Experience :
Degree in development studies, economics, business administration, sociology, anthropology, international relations, or any other relevant field of social science.
Project Management certification and / or studies is required.
5yrs grant acquisition & management experience
Experience identifying and establishing relationships for funding opportunities with international cooperation agencies and / or government to contribute to World Vision’s strategy.
Experience in leadership and strategic positions.
Experience with tracking and reporting to different stakeholders
Experience in a corporate environment and with top donors is desirable.
Knowledge and Hard Skills :
Development theory & practice
ODA donor landscape & trends
Networking, Partnership building & brokering
Budgeting & financial planning and administration
Advanced English oral and written.
Soft Skills and Values : Results Oriented
Excellent interpersonal relationships.
High level of influence
Solid Christian Commitment
Deadline for receiving applications : April 13, 2018