Resource Development Specialist at World Vision International Rwanda

1 Resource Development Specialist at World Vision International Rwanda
Resource Development Specialist

World Vision International Rwanda | Type: Job
Published: 2024-06-13 | Deadline: 2024-06-23



World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 30 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions in the strategic period of 2021-2025 seek to reach 2 million of the most vulnerable children. This is done through programming in Resilience and Livelihoods, WASH and Health, Child Protection and Education.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated, and experienced Rwandan national for the role of Resource Development Specialist, joining an established and experienced team. This stimulating position incorporates a range of skills and development in multiple areas, allowing for an exciting opportunity for career growth in a dynamic, global organization. It will be based in Kigali, Rwanda, and reports to the Resource Development Manager.

Purpose of the position:

Contributes to the strengthening of donor and partner engagement, networking, technical proposals, and resource acquisition capabilities for World Vision Rwanda. The job holder also supports the implementation and coordination of Grant Acquisition & Management (GAM) processes including consortium establishment, design workshops, and proposal formulation to deliver high-quality sustainable funding for improving the lives of the most vulnerable.

The major responsibilities include:

Major Activities

  • Support in the growth and diversification of high-quality sustainable funding for the National Office strategy by developing and reviewing technical concept papers and proposals for various projects and programs.
  • Support the building of relationships with key stakeholders in the Government of Rwanda, Public donor agencies, UN agencies, INGOs, and Support Offices to timely and strategically position World Vision Rwanda for funding opportunities within and outside the country.
  • Develop and review grant-tracking matrices to ensure that there is an up-to-date tracking of grant opportunities and grant pipelines by the National Office.
  • Support in building the capacity of National Office staff in grant acquisition, management, and compliance.

Minimum education, training, and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master's Degree in Social Science, International Development, Rural Development, or any related field.
  • At least 2 years performing the same role or a role supporting technical proposal writing and design in one of the target sectors of WVR (WASH and Health, Resilience and Livelihoods, Child Protection and Education)
  • Considerable experience in networking.
  • Strong organization abilities; high performance and quality standards; negotiation skills; ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork.
  • Record of accomplishment of successfully winning public, multilateral, and private grants.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email systems such as Microsoft Outlook.
  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of project design and management with government and multilateral agencies grant-funded projects and experience in grant compliance procedures for major bilateral and multilateral donors.
  • Ability to maintain and track funding trends and grant opportunities in the development and humanitarian sector.
  • Knowledge and experience in Private Sector Engagement and local fundraising


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go: If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know at (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 23rd June 2024; no late applications will be accepted. World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.