Kenya: Regional Resource Development Director

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Organization: World Vision
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 24 Apr 2018

World Vision East Africa

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Regional Resource Development Director, you will lead the region and support the National Offices efforts to drive growth in East Africa region for private non-sponsorship and public/institutional grants income in alignment with regional and National Office (Nos) strategy. You will support the National Offices in increasing and diversifying bilateral, multilateral, major foundations, private public partnerships, GIK non-food items, corporates and grants income, by providing over strategic direction in line with Regional and National Offices strategies.

You will build relationships, capacity and collaboration to effectively grow the portfolio, ensure effective pipeline and win rate to meet programming needs.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s Degree in Development, Social Science, Management or other field applicable to developing country context preferred.
  • Bachelor Degree in International Development, International Relations, Rural Development or any related field.
  • Leadership capabilities that includes coaching staff to high level of performance & engaging in effective cross cultural & cross functional working to achieve shared goals and effective indirect line management.
  • Experienced networker with an ability to maintain a good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the humanitarian sector.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of project management with government and multilateral agencies grant funded projects and experience of grant compliance procedures for major bilateral and multilateral donors.
  • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 35% of the time.

How to apply:

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 24 APR 2018. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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