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Program Development Manager Job in Kenya

World Vision

Program Development Manager, Sudan

Based in Kenya

This is your opportunity to use your field and donor country experience to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

You can do this by joining World Vision – a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

The program development manager will be the primary grant writer for World Vision Sudan (WVS) and will liaise with the country office in Sudan, support offices and key donors to develop resources towards the funding of the child well-being programs in Sudan.

The position will also coordinate the preparation and submission of reports to all key donors and support offices.

We believe that every child born is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all.

We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed.

We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Working with the Program Development and Quality Assurance Director and sector managers / specialists, research, design and develop concept papers and proposals to fund programs in Sudan.
  • Co-ordinate with in-country colleagues to ensure the production and submission of high quality reports to donors and support offices.
  • In collaboration with Sector Specialists and Sector Managers ensure, UN/NGO partners, bilateral, multilaterals and Support Offices are kept abreast of WVS current and future programming.
  • Innovative programming shared with new donors to broaden donor base for both emergency and rehabilitative programming.
  • Grant tracking tool maintained and updated.

Required Skills Include:
  • Master’s degree in relevant field (International Development/International Relations).
  • Professional technical skill desired: Humanitarian standards (SPHERE), specific trainings on donor requirements e.g. DEC, GoG Training, EuropeAid training, Security training.
  • 5-7 years of field and donor country experience.
  • Demonstrated writing and proposal development skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in engaging with donors, colleagues and partner NGOs.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfill this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of thousands of vulnerable children in Sudan, we’d love to hear from you.

To learn more about this position, visit www.wvi.org/careers-employment, select “World Vision International Jobs” and navigate to Kenya.

Apply online by submitting your CV by the closing date 18 Aug 2013.


World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

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