VisionFund International is financial empowerment from World Vision, a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organization devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Working together as part of World Vision – VisionFund enables impoverished households to increase their incomes and then impact communities to increase economic activity, access clean water, education and healthcare, benefit from improvements to nutrition, and provide the foundations for local economies to flourish.
Through our work, every 60 seconds a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.
Here’s where you come in:
As the Senior Regional Programme Funding Manager- Latin America, you will lead the Fundraising teams efforts and be the main point of contact for all Fundraising activities in Latin America with matrix reporting to the Regional Head for Latin America.
You will develop and manage funding opportunities through grants, major donors and through National office programmes that support VisionFund International’s (VFI) network of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Latin America and globally in keeping with VFI global strategy and funding priorities. You will manage third party regional grant and major donor acquisition and compliance. You will provide technical support to the Fundraising team on livelihood’s and Market Systems approaches best practice on grant applications and support more intentional integration with World Vision technical program’s to open up new funding opportunities.
You will manage a funding opportunity pipeline, provide technical support, project monitoring, and donor impact reporting for global projects and in the Latin America region. You will ensure successful performance building relationships with funders, World Vision Support and National offices, writing proposals, acquiring funding, monitoring donor funded projects and maintaining close relationships with MFI project staff.
- University degree in international development, economics, or related field.
- At least 10 years’ experience in grant making field, fundraising, or corporate management setting dealing with senior management.
- Excellent research skills and experience in developing funding opportunities.
- Strong grant-writing skills, persuasive writing, and complex document creation.
- Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish is a requirement.
- The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.
How to apply
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 01 OCT 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
*Preferred position location any country in the Latin America Region where WV/VF is registered to operate, or in Monrovia, California.
VisionFund is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
For more information on World Vision International and VisionFund International, please visit our website: www.visionfund.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.