World Vision Int’l Needs Resource Acquisition Manager for Cambodia

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Deadline: 14 Jan 2013

Position Start Date: 18 Feb 2013

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World Vision has invited applications  from qualified and deserving candidates for the job/vacancy of  Resource Acquisition Manager. Location of this job will be  based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Kindly note that this position is on contract for a period of one year.

Key Responsibilities

Resource Acquisition:

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  • Identify funding sources to support National and Sector strategies and existing and planned programming.
  • Review calls for proposals and recommend whether World Vision Cambodia (WVC) should pursue funding opportunities.
  • Closely liaise with partner support offices, local partners and internal stakeholders (technical and sectors) to create a proposal development team with TOR/specific roles and timeline.
  • Meet with donors or submit queries to clarify proposal requirements.
  • Write high quality grant proposals including supervising tasks leading to it such as pre-award assessment/research, selection and due diligence of partners,
  • Work with Regional and Global Centre technical specialists to leverage their support in the grants development process.
  • Provide support to the development of improved landscape analysis to support grants acquisition. This includes supporting the development of needs analysis and other landscape analysis to support bids; the mapping of potential partners and competitors and the development of strategic partnerships to enhance profile, reputation and grant competitiveness in close collaboration with the Sectors, Technical and Operations Units.
  • Research and develop concepts consisting of sector best practice ready for proposal development within the parameters of the growth targets and strategy.
  • Management of Donor Relations.
  • Establish relations with new donors and major multi-laterals.
  • Manage WVC existing key donor accounts (i.e. USAID, AUSAID, EC).
  • Network with other NGOs, INGO’s, and Embassies within Cambodia and region for identifying potential funding opportunities for priority programmes and projects.
  • Work with the Regional Director of Resource Development (RDU) on new GAM initiatives.
  • Work with support offices and other donors in identifying opportunities for acquiring grants/private funds.
  • Leadership and Capacity Building of Local Staff.
  • Build the capacity of WVC staff in grant acquisition and management.
  • Develop a strong local second liner to be able to take up increasing grant management responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • MS/MA in Development Studies, International Relations, Business Administration, Social Sciences or Technical ( Public Health, Education).
  • Knowledge of humanitarian industry, program development, resource acquisition, major donors and multi-laterals and donor relations.
  • In-depth knowledge on program design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Competent in use of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Demonstrated 5 years experience in proposal writing, funding acquisition and donor relations.
  • At least 3 years experience in management of a unit or department.

How to Apply

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