Business Development Officer Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to:  Senior Business Development Officer
About WVI:
World Vision International
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Business Development Officer will support
the World Vision National Office in the design and development of grant
proposals whilst working with collaboratively with sectorial specialists and
Integrated Programs staff
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Render support to the Business Development Division
in the acquisition of new grants and monitoring opportunities by researching on
donor websites, newspaper postings and through Support Offices.
Oversee proposal development in selected areas of
World Vision Uganda’s work during the designing of new projects and redesigning
of existing ones.
Work in liaison with World Vision Uganda technical
specialists and Support Offices to develop high quality, innovative proposals
Act as overall coordinator between Support Offices,
partners, Quality Assurance and Integrated Programs during the design process
until project start up.
Routinely review and improve concepts to proposal
Initiate new proposals based on relevant calls for
Build and strengthen working relationships with
principal donors and understand donors emerging priorities
Support the Division in identifying strategic
partners to strengthen World Vision Uganda’s position in bidding for new awards
Identify other strategic partnerships in Uganda and
conduct due diligence exercises for partners involved in new proposal
Ensure that partner relations are maintained and
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The Business Development Officer should preferably
hold a University degree in management, development, or related field;
At least four years’ experience in proposal
development from a recognized international organization.
Past experience in project design and writing proposals
to a high standard.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of major donors
perspectives, requirements and standards
The candidates must be mature and committed
Christians, able to demonstrate an active involvement with their faith and also
able to appreciate and stand above denominational diversities.
NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 4th September, 2015.
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