Senior Program Officer

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World Vision

World Vision is an international Christian Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. 

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Employer: World Vision
Job Title: Senior Program Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other


Senior Program Officer

Purpose of the position:

The position will lead in grant acquisition and management of a grant portfolio and actively build donor relationship in support of acquisition. The job holder will lead program and proposal development and design for high-value, competitive, complex funding opportunities, in line with WVSom strategy. S/he will help with the review of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for submission to donors and Support Offices ensuring quality compliance and donor satisfaction. The position will also support the creation and promotion of strategic alliances with donors, multilateral agencies, and other NGOs for purposes of resources mobilization.

Major Responsibilities:

· Programming & Proposal Development (Grants’ Acquisition)

· Grant Management & Compliance

· External Engagement and competitive intelligence gathering

· Field support

· Knowledge Transfer/ Knowledge Management

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Development studies or related field
  • Experience: 5 years programming experience in a grant funded humanitarian or development program. Preferably with one or two previous assignments in a fragile context.
  • Training in humanitarian standards is desirable with specific training in donor requirements e.g. OFDA, DFID, CIDA, DANIDA and Europe Aid.
  • Proven experience in networking with donors and partners to bring about funding opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize cross-functional proposal team (technical, ops, field, finance, M&E, Regional/HQ) with right staff at the right time to meet even the tightest deadlines. Can also effectively mobilize multi-partner proposal development teams.
  • Demonstrate ability to establish and cultivate strong, collaborative relationships
  • Strong writing skills.

Working Environment

· Work environment: Office-based

· Travel: 30 – 40% travel is required to countries in the region with active conflict.

On call: Yes


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