World Vision NGO Resource Development Manager Jobs in Rwanda

World Vision NGO Resource Development Manager Jobs in Rwanda

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Employee Contract Type:

International Assignment - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 30 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions in the strategic period of 2021-2025 seek to reach 2 million of the most vulnerable children. This is done through programming in Resilience and Livelihoods, WASH and Health, Child Protection and Education.

World Vision International Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced professional for the role of Resource Development Manager. This critical position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda and reporting to the National Director.

Purpose of the position:

Provides Leadership, execution and management of the World Vision International Rwanda resource diversification strategy. Strengthens donor and partner engagement, networking and resource acquisition capabilities for World Vision International Rwanda. The job holder also leads in the implementation and coordination of Grant Acquisition & Management (GAM) processes including consortium establishment, design workshops and proposal formulation to deliver high quality sustainable funding for improving lives of the most vulnerable children.

The major responsibilities include:


  • Lead in the growth and diversification of high-quality sustainable funding for the NO strategy by developing and reviewing concept papers and proposals for various projects and programs

  • Public funds and private grants are contributing to annual WV budget

  • NO short-term and long-term funding goals.


  • Looking outward to engage externally and build relationships with key stakeholders in the Government of Rwanda, Public donor agencies, UN agencies, INGOs, Support Offices, and East Africa Regional Office.

  • Strong relationships with external partners exist.


  • Develop and review a Grant Acquisition and Management Strategy to ensure that the National Office (NO) has an up to date GAM Business Plan to guide the in its resource mobilization efforts.

  • GAM efforts are strategically guided.


  • Building the capacity of NO staff in grant acquisition, management and compliance.

  • Increased NO capacity in grant acquisition, management and compliance.


  • Providing leadership and daily supervision to the GAM team members

  • Agile and effective GAM team

    Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Science, International Development, Rural Development, Writing
    or any related field.
  • At least 5 years performing the same role and team management experience, preferably within a country office setting.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of project design and management with government and multilateral agencies grant funded projects and experience of grant compliance procedures for major bilateral and multilateral donors.
  • Strong organization and delegation abilities; high performance and quality standards; negotiation skills; ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork.
  • Track record of successfully winning public, multilateral and private grants.
  • Track record of successfully training, developing/mentoring and supervising grant staff.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Considerable experience in networking.
  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

    Ability to maintain and track funding trends and grant opportunities in the humanitarian sector.
    Knowledge and experience in Private Sector Engagement.

    NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

    How to apply:

    Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to

    If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

    All applicants must apply using our online application system, CV's received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

    The closing date for submission of applications is 15 August 2022, no late applications will be accepted.

    World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

    Applicant Types Accepted:

    Local and International Applicants (IA's) Accepted

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision NGO Resource Development Manager Jobs in Rwanda

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