Non government organisations Jobs at World Vision and Amref Health Africa

Deadline of this Job: 10 September 2022
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 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:
As the Global Technical Excellence Lead, you will have the opportunity to make global impact and change in the Livelihoods sector. You will provide technical excellence, global leadership and direction for the Livelihoods sector, leveraging both internal and external stakeholders to maximise their contribution to child well-being. This will be done by:
• Growing the Livelihoods portfolio through new business development including grants, contracts and through strategic partnerships.
• Overseeing World Vision (WV)’s sector programming to ensure that it reflects the organisational distinctive of Christ-centered, community empowering and child focused in its standards and practices and the highest technical standards are met in its programming.
• Building WV’s reputation within the sector, creating partnerships and innovative approaches and strengthening and mobilising WV’s sector community of practice to execute excellence in programming that demonstrates evidence of impact.
• Positioning and branding WV as a leading child-focused organisation and representing WV at high level external boards and advisory councils.

Requirements include:
• Masters degree, with a strong preference for a doctoral level degree, economics, social sciences, international development or closely related field.
• In-depth knowledge / expertise in sector programming including evidence based best practices.
• Proven livelihoods subject matter expert with a minimum of 15 years’ experience designing and leading global livelihoods programming in a developing context including sub-Saharan Africa and/or South East Asia.
• Strong experience developing strategy and policy within the International NGO sector or a development agency such as the United Nations.
• Strong experience and proven skills in leading a team of technical professionals and growing a global livelihoods portfolio.
• Effective in written and verbal communication in English and French, Spanish or Arabic. Additional languages representative of the countries WV serves is an advantage.
• The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Is this the job for you?
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online. We will be accepting applications until the right candidate is found.
*Preferred position locations: Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Philippines, Malaysia, Mexico, Costa Rica
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.
For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
Education and knowledge
• Bachelor of Arts, public health, international development/relations, or a related relevant

Job purpose
The Business Development Officer is part of the organization’s Business Development Unit (BDU) responsible for contributing to securing funding from Multilateral donors (EU,USAID,CDC,FCDO, World Bank) and Foundations at the Country level. The Business Development Officer (BDO) is responsible for tracking and identifying funding opportunities for the organization. The BD Officer works with the country team and the HQ Business Development Unit to develop resource mobilization plans, implement and executing the RM plans. The BD Officer provides support to proposal development activities including pre-solicitation / pre-proposal activities to proposal development and management and external engagement and Networking.

Proposal Management
• Identify relevant upcoming funding opportunities, track grant forecasts and using resources for advance intelligence gathering.
• Lead and manage the development and writing of winning proposals for the Zambia Office
• Develop strategies for seeking new funding opportunities for the Zambia
• Maintain close working relationships with Amref Health Africa –HQ Business Development department to maximize resources and fundraising opportunities for Amref Health Africa.
• Collaborate with the SMT, identify high-level potential prospects, secure meetings and write concept papers and proposals in response to funding opportunities.
• Information and intelligence gathering for new prospects of call for proposals.
• Liaising with various Managers to ensure adequate quality and flow of concepts and proposals
• Ensure that all proposals developed align with Amref vision, mission and strategy.
• Leading /supporting program staff in AMREF Zambia office to identify, design and develop funding proposals for new program interventions
Growth & Development
• Scoping the AMREF environment for concept notes that warrant development and ensure the development happens. Technical discipline strongly preferred.

• At least five years of experience with an NGO in a business development/programme fundingposition(s) involving proposal development and donor liaison
• Three or more years of experience working on USG proposal responses as a prime or sub- partner, including participating in capture efforts, writing relevant sections of proposals, and developing proposal budgets
• Experience of developing successful proposals to Institutional donors, and Foundation

Skills and Competencies
• Demonstrated strong writing, editing and communication
• Keen interest and excitement in business development with a willingness to learn and ambition to takeon positions of increasing responsibility.
• Detail-oriented, flexible, and able to handle multiple concurrent tasks.
• Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to work effectively in a multi-culturalenvironment,
• Ability to prioritize own workload and work with minimal supervision
• Ability to lead complex proposal development teams
• Results Oriented
• Quick learner willing to go the extra mile to achieve deadlines.