Grants Acquisition Specialist job at World Vision
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Vacancy title:
Grants Acquisition Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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World Vision

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, December 30 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, December 14 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:
Donor and Partner Relationships
• Proactively develop and nurture relationships with donors, partners, and WV Support Offices to identify new funding opportunities to meet funding gaps and/or growth in program/projects, which respond to needs in target communities.
• Support the development of donor and partner engagement materials.
Support and/or Lead Opportunity Review and Proposal Development
• Identify and lead proposal development teams to pursue opportunities for funding, which are aligned with WVZL strategic priorities, in a professional and timely manner.
• Provide support to other Grants Acquisition team members leading other proposals.
• Review funding opportunities in accordance with WVI policies to determine whether to pursue targeted opportunities or not.
• Conduct partner due diligence and partner capacity assessments in accordance with WVI policies.

Proposal to Project handover
• Lead and/or support project start-up processes to ensure quality handover of projects to the grants management/ implementation teams; as guided by the WVI policies.

Strategy, Planning, and Reporting
• Support the development and monitor the implementation of the resource acquisition strategy and business plan, including reporting GAM metrics.
• Provide information that feed into the weekly grants acquisition report

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.
• University Degree in a relevant discipline (Social sciences, International development or any other related field)
• Minimum of 4 years work experience in an international NGO
• Minimum of 2 years mobilising funding from bi-lateral, multi-lateral and large private funders.
• Relevant experience in managing relationships with donors and partners and understanding of key donor requirement (e.g., USAID, EU, FCDO; UNICEF; WFP; SIDA; UNDP; UNHCR; World Bank).
• Work experience with other international organizations, large NGOs and/or governmental development agencies
• Proven skills and experience in programme development.

Working Environment / Conditions:
• Work environment: Office-based with occasional travel to the field
• 90% at the office
• 10% travel required

WV Zambia takes a zero tolerance to safeguarding breaches in all its operations. Zero tolerance means;
• Failure to follow WV’s safeguarding behaviour protocols, or any other part of the WV safeguarding policy.
• Other inappropriate behaviour toward children and adults in the communities we work.
• Failing to report a known or suspected safeguarding incident committed by a WV staff or affiliate report

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Saturday, December 30 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 14-12-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-12-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-12-2066
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