World Vision Recruitment 2018 for Resource Development Specialist I – Jobs in Ethiopia

World Vision Recruitment 2018 for Resource Development Specialist I – Jobs in Ethiopia

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the World Vision Jobs Vacancies 2018. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

World Vision Recruitment 2018

As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver community service through its 58 Area Development programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.  Currently, WVE envisions a thriving organization where our improved business processes come together to transform and model organizational leadership built on sustainable practices. WVE is looking for persons who fulfill the following qualifications.


World Vision Ethiopia seeks to grow its ability to improve child well-being through increased funding from institutional grants: government, multilateral, major foundation and corporate. The Resource Development Specialist I (RDS I) supports the Resource Development Team to achieve its funding targets and related objectives set in the annual GAM business plan. The position coordinates proposal development for small and medium-sized projects and donors with minimally to moderately complex requirements (Tier 2 & 3 donors). The RDS I contributes to team reporting, events and promotional materials, and project handovers for awarded grants.

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Major duties:-


·         Support GAM Business Plan development (including donor landscape analysis, partner mapping, donor engagement plan, annual targets and scorecard)

Proposal Management & Preparation


·         Lead the development and timely completion of high-quality project proposals, concepts, designs and plans for Tier 2 & 3 donors

·         Conduct post-proposal reviews

·         Ensure engagement of key stakeholders ( TP heads, sector specialists and finance) in the proposal design process

·         Pursue resource mobilization opportunities aligned to WVE strategy and capacities

Opportunity Management

·         Coordinate Go/No-Go decision making as assigned

·         Conduct pre-positioning activities as assigne

·         Donor and Partner Relationship Management

·          Cultivate and manage relationships with Tier 2 & 3 donors/partners

·         Contribute to planning of events and development of Capacity Statements and other promotional materials

·         Contribute to the development of communications and marketing materials

Operations Management

·         Support development and improvement of business processes, templates, RACI, etc.

·          Contribute to team reporting (MMR, Proposal Tracker, etc.)

·          Coordinate project handover/start up for awarded grants

·         Facilitate lessons learned after proposal development process; share key lessons



Personal/Professional Development

·         Actively pursue ongoing personal and professional development to enhance contribution to the organization

Job Requirements

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

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·         Relevant degree (e.g., international or development studies; business administration; social science disciplines; etc.)


·         Master’s Degree in a related field

·         Postgraduate qualifications or relevant technical/vocational studies and technical training e.g., Grant Management, Project management cycle, etc.




·         For BA degree 7 years and for Master’s 5 years of working experience amongst 2 of which have been in the capacity of resource mobilization and documentation, concept notes and proposal development management within high pressure environments

·         Previous experience with donors such as USAID, ECHO, EC, DFID, DFATD, UN, Gates Foundation, etc.



·         Management of complex government/institutionally funded programs/projects

·         Project planning and project team leadership

·         Understanding of program design process, and monitoring/evaluation frameworks

·         Consortium/network development



·         Excellent English communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders

·         Ability to provide support and training to staff and partners on donor requirements

·         Basic financial awareness, with the ability to support budget development

·         Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and detail orientation, even under time pressure

·         Strong planning, organizational and project management skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

·         Proven interpersonal, representation, networking, negotiation and leadership skills

·         Proven ability to build trust and relationships to work productively and to inspire teamwork even without line management authority

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·         Ability to identify risks and issues and escalate them in a timely manner for proper resolution

·         Positive attitude and willingness to learn and work in a context of people with various ethnic and religious backgrounds

·         Knowledge of and adherence to Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct

·         Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet) required

·         Willing and able to travel within and outside the country for work assignments and/or to attend national, regional and partnership-wide meetings and events

Additional Requirements: Committed to WV’s vision, mission and core values. World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are to send their CV’s on or before the closing date of this announcement to [email protected]


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