Grant Capacity Program Manager

The Intersection of Calling and Career…

World Vision is now hiring a Grant Capacity Program Manager

01 The Job: As the Grant Capacity Program Manager, you will serve as part of the capacity building team tasked to translate complex regulations and policies into usable, understandable and accessible tools, materials and training for grant staff. Create and provide learning opportunities (remote learning, classroom, e-learning and one-on-one coaching) that result in transfer of knowledge and skills, with the goal of improving employee productivity. Provide coaching to others on complex processes in proposal development, project implementation, risk and management and grant compliance; Analyze and identify training needs and evaluate effectiveness of training programs. Evaluate and design the implementation of new material into the broader goal and vision of the department. Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign. Responsibilities include:

-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.
-Work directly with the International Programs Group and Strategic Solutions proposal development and core teams in the Capacity Building sector for grants.
-Coordinate the updates of training modules for finance, compliance, program planning risk mitigation, and existing and new regulations.
-Perform other duties as assigned.Maintain awareness of corporate goals, objectives, organizational announcements, and activities.
Reference and follow organizational policies and procedures, seeking clarity as needed.

Examples of projects and tasks of this role may include:

-Provide direct capacity building services to a vast portfolio of grant public and private grant projects.Maintain staffing toolkits for WVUS and Field Offices, including overseeing translation of materials to Spanish, French, Portuguese and Arabic.
-Participate, facilitate, and/or lead both in-person and virtual start-up workshops.
-Coach start-up facilitators on the formation of the agenda, priorities and selected materials.
-Create, implement and maintain start-up tools for fully coded budgets, procurement plans and 90-day action plans.
-Maintain diverse menu of materials, resources, samples, videos and training modules for Start-up process, including staffing, risk mitigation and faith-based programming.
-Analyze donor regulations and provide coaching to Core Team.
-Create new start-up modules, as needed for new regulations or new compliance/risk mitigation issues.
-Provide coaching to IPG core team members in preparing for field facing site visits, as needed, usually centered on one or more of the following: interventions to prepare for major audits or site visits; interventions for high risk grants to provide field training and staff coaching; high priority field-focused training.Serve as the subject matter expert on elements of Capacity Building for proposals. -Create proposal language and images about the campus concept which demonstrates our capacity to manage a project and teach other subgrantees to do the same.Develop and maintain the “Capacity Build, Audit and M&E” buildings on the virtual campus which encompasses end-to-end guidance, standards and protocols for each building.
-Maintain the remote certification process for orienting and training WVUS and field staff on donor-required reporting.
-Develop, distribute and promote tools and methods to monitor in influence plan to actual, budget vs. actual, and project impact reports.
-Assist the field in accessing technical assistance through maintenance of the Moodle, Articulate 365 sites though regular email updates, core team meetings and newsletters, and through online training.
-Maintain and develop new content for the Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) training sites as needed and as required by donors
-Create portions of the grant capacity building campus to provide up-to-date training processes and tools for internal and external projects.
-In coordinate with Core team, create and maintain the WVUS and WVI closeout toolkits.

Contribute to the grant proposal development process:

-Lead and manage the site(s) related to project handover from proposal development to project implementation.
-Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as a member of a team.
-Deliver and maintain material and methods to orient new core team members to the proposal process.

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. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That’s because we’re 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 empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For nearly the last 70 years. Jesus’ love at the center. Always. 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 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. Every stroke of the keyboard, shift in strategy, and innovation in our marketing of fundraising initiatives can help influence whether someone chooses to help today or not. If not you, then who?

04 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 contact the Talent Acquisition Partner, Catherine at We have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Visit to learn more.

05 You bring

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (eight years). In addition to education or education equivalent, requires a minimum of 3-5 years relevant professional experience. Previous training/capacity development experience is strongly preferred. Work in international relief and development preferred. Direct experience managing large grants from US Government agencies, institutional foundations or major individuals preferred. Proven experience effectively managing large projects and successful resolution of implementation challenges. Demonstrated ability to facilitate multi-stakeholder engagement. Broad sector knowledge and/or field experience in one or more of the following areas of: Child Protection; Monitoring and Evaluation; Education; HIV-AIDS; Mother and Child Health; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Agriculture; Economic Development; and/or Micro-finance. Strong skills with Microsoft Office Suite.

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