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Senior Grant Capacity Program Manager

Company: World Vision USA
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

00 At a Glance
Role: Senior Grant Capacity Program Manager
Reports to: Senior Director, Grant Solutions
Required Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (eight years). In addition to education or education equivalent, the Senior Grant Capacity Program Manager role requires a minimum of 6-8 years of relevant professional experience. Candidates with 3-5-years of relevant professional experience may be considered for a Grant Capacity Program Manager at the non-Senior level.
Location: Hybrid from Washington, D.C. or Federal Way, WA; remote options possible from 35+ U.S. States
Travel: Domestic and international travel required up to 25% of the time

01 The Job The Senior Grant Capacity Program Manager serves in a leadership role on the team tasked with increasing grants management knowledge and skills throughout World Vision. To do this, you will analyze and identify training needs and then develop and deliver a diverse range of learning opportunities (remote, classroom, e-learning, one-on-one coaching, etc) that translate complex regulations, and policies into usable, understandable, and accessible tools, materials, and training for grant staff. You will also be expected to evaluate the effectiveness of these capacity building initiatives and make suggestions for improvement.
You will help carry out our Christian organization's mission, vision, and strategies while personifying the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

Job Responsibilities Include:
1) Keep Christ central in individual and corporate life. Actively participate in and contribute to the spiritual disciplines of the organization (Christian conduct, devotions, chapel, prayer, worship); incorporate WV Core Values into decisions within scope of role.
2) Facilitate in-person and remote trainings, using established curricula designed to build capacity, mitigate risk, and promote compliance. These include:
Gateway to Grants , a comprehensive introduction to US Government grants management;
Training of Trainers, a workshop that equips staff to deliver dynamic and effective training;
Subgrant management and audit preparation workshops.
3) Provide direct capacity building support to a large portfolio of public and private grant projects. This may involve:
Serving as a subject matter expert on Capacity Building or Capacity Development for grant proposals.
Materials development, including the creation and maintenance of online toolkits.
Supporting grant start-up during the first 90 days of project implementation.
Consulting with US, regional, and country-level stakeholders on capacity building initiatives around specific donors or projects.
Leading or facilitating site visits, learning events, staff retreats, all-staff meetings, etc.
4) Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as a member of a team.
5) Perform other duties as assigned.
6) Maintain awareness of corporate goals, objectives, organizational announcements, and activities. Reference and follow organizational policies and procedures, seeking clarity as needed.

02 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. As a global Christian humanitarian organization, we partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We're Christian and follow Jesus' example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.

03 You Bring Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (eight years). In addition to education or education equivalent, the Senior Grant Capacity Program Manager role requires a minimum of 6-8 years of relevant professional experience. Candidates with 3-5-years of relevant professional experience may be considered for a Grant Capacity Program Manager at the non-Senior level. Previous experience with teaching, training, and/or facilitation is required at both levels.

The ideal candidate is an innovative and creative thinker who enjoys learning and applying new skills, tools, and techniques to their work. They enjoy collaborating with individuals all over the world and are comfortable presenting technical material to a range of audiences. They can effectively engage with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including Subject-Matter Experts.

They have managed grants from government agencies, institutional foundations, or individual mega donors, and have a working knowledge of the field of international development. They have proven experience managing large projects, including multi-day events like orientations or training workshops.

They are very familiar with Office 365, including MS Teams, and have knowledge or experience with online training and facilitation platforms (Articulate 360, Zoom, Mural, etc.) and/or Learning Management Systems (i.e. BlackBoard, Canvas, Moodle).

04 Let your work be your faith in action Every day, nearly 16,000 children under the age of 5 die from preventable causes. Our call to action is urgent. That's why we're looking for someone who is ready to place their expertise behind helping the world's most vulnerable children.

05 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you so it's important to us. If you need the approximate range to inform your decision on whether to apply or not, please contact Melissa. In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more: https://www.worldvision.org/about-us/job-opportunities/working-for-world-vision.

06 To Apply Press the orange apply button on this page. Still not sure? We'd really like to hear from you, even if it's just to ask a question about the job. Email Melissa DiFrancesco in Talent Acquisition at mdifrancesco@worldvision.org .

07 What happens next? Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process, select candidates can expect to participate in a panel interview and meet with additional members of the team. Finalists will end with a 1:1 with the hiring manager. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands-on deck to move this important work forward.

Keywords: World Vision USA, Federal Way , Senior Grant Capacity Program Manager, Executive , Federal Way, Washington

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