Overview

Responsibilities:

Grant Acquisition and Management

  • Support and contribute to development of WVA Grant Acquisition and Management (GAM) Strategy and Business plans,
  • Implementation of WV Armenia grants acquisition execution, 
  • Proactively coordinate donor engagement,
  • Coordinate team efforts for GAM purposes.

 

Grant Acquisition

  • Apply “ProposalPro” modules when necessary, 
  • Develop grant concepts and proposals in cooperation with other stakeholders,
  • Ensure that WV Armenia grant concepts/proposals meet both quality standards and donor requirements,
  • Ensure that grant concepts and proposals are complementary/in line to the technical program designs where possible,
  • Provide support for PNSF (private non-sponsorship funds) and local fundraising,
  • Provide support to GAM processes at South Caucasus level (in particular for Abkhazia programs).

 

Partnership and Pre-positioning

  • Proactive networking for donor engagement and relation nurturing,
  • Research donor strategy for alignment and coordination,
  • Develop pre-positioning strategy and plans for targeted audiences,
  • Develop and implement plans for stronger donor engagement,
  • Ensure WVA representation in WV internal and external events and communications,
  • Assist program in locating appropriate partners for grant acquisition and assist with negotiations,
  • Assist in developing of materials for pre-positioning.

 

Capacity Building

  • Provide required capacity building to program staff and partners for effective GAM implementation.

 

Grant Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation

  • Assist program/ project managers in establishment of goals and objectives, setting of indicators, development of implementation plans, monitoring & evaluation plans, monitoring and reporting, as well as evaluation of grant projects.

Required Qualifications:

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in international development, sociology, or other social sciences, MBA or equivalent is preferred;
  • Thorough understanding of the historical, cultural, political and socioeconomic situation in the country;
  • Experience in proposal writing and donor engagement;
  • Knowledge of grant compliance procedures for major bilateral and multilateral donors;
  • Solid knowledge of donor community and strategies;
  • Being an experienced networker with ability to maintain good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the relevant sector;
  • Strong organization and delegation abilities, high performance, quality standards and negotiation skills;
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and cultural sensitivity;
  • Facilitation and presentation skills;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Proven knowledge of and skills for computer software applications;
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30 % of the time.  

 

About World Vision Armenia

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives. Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organiza