Grants Manager, Haiti – Haiti
Are you a compassionate person? A defender of justice? Someone who defends the rights of the vulnerable and speaks on behalf of the marginalized, exploited and forgotten? Do you believe in our vocation as Christians to welcome the little ones and to love our neighbour?
If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, World Relief and millions of people around the world need you.
The Grants Management Manager is responsible for leading and managing all proposal development efforts for the Haiti office, including existing and new programmatic initiatives. This involves leading the process of developing stories, budgets and relevant attachments and coordinating input from all other staff involved in the initiative in the field and at headquarters. The Grants Management Manager also maintains working relationships with donors, cluster leads, consortium members and institutions at the Port-au-Prince level. The Grant Development Manager also identifies partners for joint partnership and program implementation and ensures the continued expansion of the Country Office.
- Lead the development of all new and amended public funding proposals originating from the Haiti Country Office, including stories, budgets and relevant attachments
- Identify potential funding opportunities and lead the development, monitoring and mitigation of key program development and quality risks
- Lead grant design and start-up workshops and ensure quality handover to operations for project start-up and implementation
- Ensure that high quality systems and processes for grant acquisition are maintained, as well as acquisition knowledge management systems to meet organizational needs and standards
- Work closely with the Director of Programs and the MEAL Manager for the development of the country strategy and the proper implementation of the strategic plan in the country office in accordance with the strategy of the head office
- Work with the Director of Programs and MEAL Manager to develop a National Resource Acquisition Strategy
- Coordinate between relevant program, finance and operations staff for input on proposal documents
- Represent WRH with donors in Port-au-Prince, including but not limited to USAID/BHA, EU, World Bank and UN agencies
- Advise the Country Director and other senior managers on program development strategy and Go/No-Go decisions for specific funding opportunities
- Collaborate with Program Officer and other HQ support staff to develop USAID/BHA and other donor proposals and other HQ driven proposals
- Serve as a point of contact for WRH in all consortium development proposals in which WRH is a sub-recipient
- Work with the Home Office program officer to respond to material development support and private fundraising requests (foundations, major donors and churches)
- Support WRH programs staff in donor monitoring and compliance for major awards as defined by the Country Director
- Work with other program and M&E staff to review and finalize all reports before submitting them to the Country Director or external audiences
- Build capacity of other staff in key skill areas related to program development
- Support the communication strategy of WR Haiti in particular in the improvement of its newsletter to the satisfaction of the local and external public
- Any other task assigned by the supervisor
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Flexibility, adaptability and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Experience developing and/or managing grants from public funds (USG, UN, EU, multinational donors, etc.)
- Ability to understand, develop and advise on budgets
- Conflict resolution and negotiation skills; interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity and experience
- 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, development studies, health or nutrition field preferred, Master’s degree preferred
- 2-3 years of experience in humanitarian response, and at least one year in a resource acquisition management role is a plus
- Demonstrated experience in managing people, either directly or through influence
- Excellent professional writing skills in English are essential for this position
- Excellent oral communication skills in English and French
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 people with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- In performing the duties of this job, the employee must have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other places
- The ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights 10-15 pounds
- Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including grasping ability and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information
- The employee often has to sit down, reach out his hands and arms, talk and hear
- General office layout
- It may be necessary to spend a lot of time working on a computer, reading on a computer screen, typing information, standing in front of a photocopier or fax machine, and spending time on the phone or in Skype meetings .
- Year-end filing activities involve repeatedly lifting and bending
- Physical, emotional and intellectual demands
- Equipment used: Employee’s computer (desktop or laptop), printer and copier
- All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skill and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job competently. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to carry out any other work-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This job description is not exhaustive and is still under review.
World Relief offers a competitive benefits package (25+ hours per week)
World Relief contributes monthly premiums:
- Offer 16 paid holidays!
- Offer paid sick and vacation days
- Paid maternity and paternity leave
- Parental leave
- FSA: medical and dependent care, and travel funding
- Supplementary life insurance (employee, spouse and children)
World Relief pays 100% for eligible employees:
- Collective term life (employee, spouse and children)
- Long-term and short-term disability
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADD)
- Long distance travel insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
World Relief – Retreat:
- 401K & Roth
- WR is up to 4%, then an additional quarter percent up to 10%
- Eligibility: Full-time is eligible after 3 months of employment. Part-time is eligible after 1000 hours per year
World Relief Discounts (immediately eligible):
- Nationwide pet insurance
- Home and auto insurance through Liberty Mutual
We are proud to be an EEO/AA M/F/D/V employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform drug testing prior to hiring.
For World Relief personnel, a strong commitment to World Relief’s mission, vision, and values is essential, and the Christian faith is a prerequisite for employment, based on U.S. federal guidelines under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Legal context in the United States
World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means we hire without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, gender, marital status, parental status, membership in a trade union, political ideology or disability of an otherwise qualified person. World Relief’s status as an equal opportunity employer does not preclude the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff members share the same religious commitment.
Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 USC 2000e 1(a), World Relief has the right to hire and only hires candidates who agree with World Relief’s Statement of Faith.
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