Director Resource Mobilisation

  • Anywhere
Organization: World Vision
Closing date: 16 Jan 2022

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 34,000+ staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

As the Director of Resource Mobilisation, you will provide leadership within the organisation on UN multi-lateral funding and all donor engagement for humanitarian response. You will oversee and lead in the strengthening of resource mobilisation and grants management by providing leadership and support for prepositioning, designing and managing humanitarian response work. This includes programming funded by UN agencies principally, as well as USAID, ECHO, and other pipelines for humanitarian response in coordination with lead Support Offices.

You will manage a team of Senior Technical Advisors and Technical Directors to support Field Offices and liaise with Support Offices and will closely coordinate with sector teams and Grant Acquisition and Management leadership and staff to ensure well integrated programmes for impact, particularly in the pursuit of multi-sector funding. Key to this position is the leadership and oversight on the Program Investment Management Framework (Booking Protocol) for the different UN pipelines (UNICEF, OCHA UNHCR and WFP) and quality assurance and ensuring reduction of complexity throughout the process to ensure responsiveness and competitiveness. This also involves the process of mobilising match funding from the different World Vision Support Offices to enhance accountability and complementary interventions for impact.

The Director Resource Mobilisation is a key position in the team reporting to the Senior Director of External Engagement and Resource Mobilisation. You will support the positioning of World Vision as a partner of choice for multilateral donors and contributes to advocacy work on quality funding in humanitarian response.

Requirements include:

  • Masters’ degree in International Development, Social Sciences, or a related field or equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of 10 years working experience in a high-level management position in program development, donor relations or related field.
  • Track record of strong and positive relationships with significant Humanitarian assistance stakeholders (i.e. WFP, UN agencies, NGOs and major donors).
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in senior management leading to a high degree of expertise and knowledge of effective resource mobilisation and acquisition.
  • A deep and broad understanding of business operations within World Vision or a similar organisation.
  • Direct experience in- and thorough working knowledge of- food assistance legislation and regulations of major donors including the United States, Canada, the European Union and Australia.

  • Travel internationally and domestically up to 30% of time.

How to apply:

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by 16 JAN 2022. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision 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.

We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith. For more information, please visit our website:

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.