13 December, 2019

Grants Acquisition and Accountability Manager

World Vision Vanuatu
Port Vila

Due Date:

Contract: 2 Years full time

Organisation Description: 
World Vision Vanuatu is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.  Since 1981, we have been working to transform communities through delivering programming in education, health, water and sanitation, gender relations, agriculture, and resilient livelihoods.  In line with the Vanuatu Government's National Sustainable Development Plan Vanuatu 2030: The People's Plan, World Vision – in partnership with communities – delivers programs that are relevant, cost-efficient, effective, and make a lasting difference.

Job Desctiption:
The purpose of this position is to provide:
• Leadership in acquiring and managing grants and private funds according to donor and WV accountability standards,
• Leadership ensuring that grant opportunities align with WVV strategy.
• Management of grant hand-over functions, including leading on project designs as necessary;
• Ensuring that WV Vanuatu meets both WV International and Government of Vanuatu accountability criteria using approved systems and tools.

The Grants Acquisition and Accountability Manager is a member of the WV Vanuatu Senior Management Team and plays a central role in the implementation of country strategy and business planning. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the position holder will work closely with Country Director, Program Quality, Operations, and Finance to review strategic intent and grant priorities.

Selection Criteria:
The successful candidate will have:
• Master's Degree in Development Studies, Business Administration, a technical field (e.g. Public Health, Economic Development, WASH) or related field.
• Demonstrated 3-5 years' experience in successful proposal writing, funding acquisition, and donor relations.
• At least 5 years' experience in program or project design, and/or assessment, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing.
• Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
• Knowledge of major donors, especially DFAT and MFAT, and multi-laterals, such as UN Agencies and the EU, and donor relations.
• Strong planning, organizational and management skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
• Ability to contribute to positive organisational development.
• Demonstrated ability to work with autonomy, whilst working within a team to deliver high quality team products.
• Strong relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment.
• Eagerness for learning
• Demonstrated competency in use of Microsoft Office computer programs.


How to Apply
Apply by:

Contact Person:
People and Culture Business Partner

Contact Phone:
(00678) 22161

Email to send applications to:

Postal Address or location to apply in person:


How to apply - more information:
If you believe you have the necessary skills, experience and passion for this role:  Please send your Curriculum Vitae, contact details of three referees, and your academic transcripts to the World Vision Vanuatu People and Culture Business Partner at Job_WVV@wvi.org.  You can also request a full Job Description for this role from this address.  World Vision Vanuatu is an equal opportunity employer who encourages applications from people of all abilities, ages, religions, and genders.  In line with the Government of Vanuatu's Employment Act, World Vision Vanuatu gives priority consideration to ni-Vanuatu applicants.   Closing date: COB Friday 20 December 2019
 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.

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