Program Officer-Grant Acquisition Management at World Vision Kenya (WVK) – May 2024

Program Officer-Grant Acquisition Management

The Role:

The position will lead in grant acquisition and management. Actively build donor relationship in support of acquisition. The job holder will lead program and proposal development and design for high-value, competitive, complex funding opportunities, in line with WV strategy. S/he will help with the review monthly, quarterly and annual reports for submission to donors and SOs ensuring quality compliance and donor satisfaction. The position will also support the creation and promotion of strategic alliances with donors, multilateral agencies, and other NGOs for purposes of resources mobilization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Programming & Proposal Development (Grants Acquisition).
  • Grant Management & Compliance.
  • External Engagement and competitive intelligence gathering.
  • Field support.
  • Knowledge Transfer/ Knowledge Management.

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies or related field
  • 3-5 years programming experience in a grant funded humanitarian or development program. Preferably with one or two previous assignments in a fragile context.
  • Training in humanitarian standards is desirable with specific training in donor requirements e.g. USAID/BHA, DFID, ECHO, and local funding streams from UN agencies
  • Proven experience in networking with donors and partners to bring about funding opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize cross-functional proposal team (technical, ops, field, finance, M&E, Regional/HQ) with right staff at the right time to meet even the tightest deadlines. Can also effectively mobilize multi-partner proposal development teams.
  • Demonstrate ability to establish and cultivate strong, collaborative relationships
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong proposal writing skills
  • Team player: the ability to mobilize and work as part of a diverse team to achieve the overall goal

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