Government and multilateral grants account for approximately 45% of the total WV Mozambique profile. The office has a large grant portfolio and there is significant potential for further growth. The Grant Acquisition Management (GAM) Director, a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, provides leadership in the development and implementation of the WV Mozambique Resource Development Strategy and in the acquisition of new government, multilateral and foundation grants to enable World Vision Mozambique to increase its contributions to child well-being and NO strategic objectives through increased revenue in the key priority sectors of Health/Nutrition, Education, Economic Development and Child.
Protection. The GAM Director ensures resource diversification, strengthened donor networking and improved resource acquisition capabilities for World Vision Mozambique. Working closely with GAM team members and with technical specialists in each sector, he or she will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of grant acquisition processes, leading in pre-positioning, proposal development and donor liaison and will track grants acquisition performance metrics. He or she will build the capacity of other staff in resource acquisition, and provide backstopping support to projects as needed.
The GAM Director position will also be responsible for supporting a greater level of rigour and attention in WV Mozambique’s grant management, with ensuring that accurate and timely project status information is consistently available, and that WV Mozambique is improving its grant staff capacity in the techniques of project management. He/she will lead the team to ensure WV Mozambique project managers have the tools and resources they need to reach their targets and deliver high standards of quality programming and accountability for maximum impact on Child Well-being.
Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. He or she will support in building the capacity of grant staff in management, and ensure the provisions of management and M&E backstopping support to grants as needed.