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