World Relief Grants Management Specialist Jobs in South Sudan

World Relief Grants Management Specialist Jobs in South Sudan

Position Summary

  • The Grants Management Specialist is responsible for leading and managing all proposal development efforts for the South Sudan office, including with existing and new programmatic initiatives.

  • This involves leading the process of developing narratives, budgets, and relevant attachments and coordinating inputs from all other staff relevant to the initiative at the field and home office level.

  • The Grants Management Specialist also maintains working relationships with donor institutions at the Juba level.

    Essential Functions

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Specific Job Details

    • Lead the development of all new and amended public funding proposals originating from the South Sudan country-office including narratives, budgets, and relevant attachments.

    • Coordinate among relevant program, finance, and operations staff for inputs on proposal materials.

    • Represent WRSS with donors at the Juba level including but not limited to USAID/OFDA and UN agencies.

    • Advise the Country Director and other senior management on strategy for program development and Go/No-Go decisions for specific funding opportunities.

    • Collaborate with the Program Officer and other support staff at the Home Office to develop USAID/ OFDA proposals and other proposals being led at the home office.

    • Serve as the point person for WRSS in any consortium development proposals in which WRSS is a sub-recipient.

    • Work with the Program Officer at the Home Office to respond to support the development of private fundraising (foundations, major donors, and churches) materials and asks.

    • Support the WRSS programs staff in monitoring and donor compliance for large awards as defined by the Country Director.

    • Work with other Program and M&E Staff to finalize all reports before submission to the Country Director or external audiences.

    • Build the capacity of other staff in key competency areas related to program development.#

    • Any other tasks as assigned by the line manager.

    Knowledge ,Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and ability to manage multiple projects at once

    • Proficiency
    in Microsoft Office

    • Experience in developing and/or managing grants from public funding (USG, UN, EU, etc.)

    • Ability to understand, develop, and advise on budgets.

    • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills; interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity and experience

    • Technical experience in one of the WRSS’s technical intervention areas (health, nutrition, WASH, FSL, education in emergencies) is a plus

    • Christian faith and adherence to World Relief’s Mission, Vision and Values

    • Ability to maintain performance expectations in a hardship location


    • Mature and personal Christian faith

    • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief

    • Desire to serve and empower the Church to impact vulnerable communities

    • Bachelor’s degree in a humanitarian field required, health or nutrition area desired, Master’s degree preferred

    • 2-3 years’ experience in humanitarian response, at least one year in a management role is a plus

    • Demonstrated experience managing people whether directly or through the influence

    • Excellent, professional English writing skills are essential for this position.

  • Applications that do not demonstrate skills at this level will be disqualified.

    • Excellent oral English communication skills; Arabic language skills a plus

    Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations

    • The ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-15 pounds.

    • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information.

    • The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; World Relief Grants Management Specialist Jobs in South Sudan

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