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. 

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


Program Officer

Purpose of the position:

The job holder will support in grant acquisition and management of a grant portfolio. The job holder will lead program and proposal development and design for funding opportunities, in line with WV Somalia strategy. S/he will help with the review monthly, quarterly and annual reports for submission to donors and SOs ensuring quality compliance and donor satisfaction.

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: Degree in Development studies or related field

· Experience: 3 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.

· 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.

· 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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