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Senior Business Development Specialist  for World Vision Cambodia

Categories : Economics, Management
Schedule : Full time job
Sex : Male, Female
Language : Khmer, English
Location : Phnom Penh
Hiring : 1 Position
Salary :
Experience : Minimum 3 years
Degree : Bachelor
Job Description

Senior Business Development Specialist 
(NGO Grant Acquisition) 

We are looking for qualified candidates to join World Vision Cambodia. World Vision International is an International Humanitarian Organization working with the most fragile families to promote transformation and seek justice.  As a global community, our mission is to empower positive changes for the world’s most vulnerable children.
To contribute to empowering and advocating child protection, we are inspired to work dedicatedly with professionalism to improve most vulnerable communities and children’s well-being for a better life. World Vision commenced work in Cambodia in 1970. Our focus is on helping the most vulnerable girls and boys overcome poverty so they can experience fullness of life now and in the future. Inspired by our Christian faith, our work reaches children no matter their background or if they live in the most

Are you ready to be a change maker?
Our Cambodia Office is seeking for One (01) qualified candidate to fill in the position below:

Position: Senior Business Development Specialist (NGO Grant Acquisition)
Location:  National Office 
Contract:   Local Hire. Open for Cambodian Nationals and Internationals who are residing in Cambodia with local pay
Salary: Negotiable 


To provide expertise and leadership in acquiring grant and private non-sponsorship funding, build relationships with external donors (including USAID, World Bank, EU, etc.); key stakeholders, Support Offices and other partner organisations; and build the capacity of technical staff in the areas of acquisition and proposal writing. This senior role will be provide career development opportunities for the incumbent. 

Job Responsibilities & Duties
  • Contributing and participating in the grant acquisition efforts and leading the grant/PNS proposal development process to contribute towards successful funding proposals
  • Participating in the development of WVC’s grant acquisition strategy and annual business plans:
  • Lead in the coordination, development, writing and submission of proposals for grant and PNS funding
  • Lead/support pre-positioning process with donors/key stakeholders/partners for upcoming opportunities in the pipeline
  • Lead/Support donor engagement process with new and repeat donors, 
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders and partners and lead in development of consortia
  • Lead grant design and start-up workshops and ensure quality handover to operations for project start-up and implementation
  • Ensure high quality systems and processes for grant acquisition are maintained, as well as systems for Acquisition Knowledge Management to meet organizational needs and standards
  • Coordinate among internal stakeholders to ensure quality project design in alignment with organizational priorities and community needs
  • Develop leadership and management skills to support the Resource Acquisition Unit (RAU)
  • Mentor and build capacity of junior Business Development Specialist and other RAU staff
  • Travel to the field as necessary, particularly for the purpose of donor visits to projects
Job Requirements

As part of the World Vision International-Cambodia mandate requirements for new staff, all candidates who are offered job are required to produce Local Police Clearance Certificate prior to date of joining in the organization.

  • Graduate degree in relevant and related study such as development studies, international relations, management, economics etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NGO programming, funding, financial management standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge of development theory, sectoral programmes, transformational development, gender mainstreaming and inclusive programming in NGO/development sector.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and an ability to work supportively within a team
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills
  • Computer literacy, especially in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • At least one year’s experience in management and/or supervision 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in developing projects and program design
  • At least 3 years’ experience in developing program/project proposals 
  • At least 2 years working in a donor relations position (including understanding donor’s priorities, requirements and standards, and presenting the organization to donors)
  • Able to handle multiple priorities and tasks
  • Values quality and timeliness in his/her work
How to Apply?
  1. Please copy JOB Tittle to be your email subject ONLY and attach your completed Application Form, CV and Cover Letter to Email: 
  2. Please follow this link for WV Application Form.

All applications should be sent in soft copy (word document or PDF)

World Vision Cambodia is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Closing Date: ASAP

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Organization : World Vision Cambodia
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Address : National Office, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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World Vision is an international Christian humanitarian and development organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice for vulnerable children.

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