Grant Portfolio Manager - Asia Region

Contract: Fixed Term, 12 months (Maternity Cover):  Asia Regions

Salary: £30,763 - £33,000pa (depending on experience) + good range of benefits

Based: Milton Keynes (or London Working may be considered up to 2 days a week)

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day we bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, our aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. We are also proud to be ranked 9th in the Top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ in 2016. 

Grant funded projects have an important role in WVUK in our mission to positively impact child well-being. As Grants Portfolio Manager for Asia, you will lead on increasing the number of grant acquisitions for this region, whilst ensuring we deliver existing institutional grant funded projects on time, target, budget and achieving the planned impact. Your Grants experience can help change children’s lives.

This is a role where your experience in institutional Grant Management, Grant Acquisition, Networking and Capacity Building will be fully utilised. Through your thorough experience of the South and South-East Asia region, country level donor environment, and detailed understanding of donor funding mechanisms, you will provide exceptional project management oversight and support to grant funded projects and programmes within your portfolio. Your will continue to grow the Asia portfolio by your keen eye for identifying funding opportunities and expertise in donor compliance. For each new opportunity, you will lead a team of national and cross-organisational colleagues to develop excellent winning grant acquisition proposals. You will also work closely with the teams at WV National and Regional Offices to support development of engagement strategies and provide analyses of DFID, EU and UN sector priorities and funding instruments.

A keen and proactive networker with an enjoyment of working cross-culturally, you will love building contacts and relationships with other UK NGOs as well as your peers across World Vision International, and from these you will learn, share and apply best practice in the acquisition and management of grants. With excellent planning and organisational skills, you will be fully able to manage your own expectations as well as those of others.

The role of Grants Portfolio Manager is not only an amazing one, but also one where your expertise will be valued across your designated region.   A post-graduate degree or equivalent in a related field would be ideal, as well as overseas project management experience, and a proven record of submitting successful funding proposals to institutional donors.

As a Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

As you would expect, the role requires frequent travel to the designated Region so flexibility is key.  In addition to the salary offered, you’ll enjoy benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement and free parking. 

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Closing date:   24th July 2017 

Interview Date: To be Confirmed


Please note that if response for this role is higher than anticipated, we reserve the right to commence interviews and appoint before the published closing date. 


World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 


As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.  


No agencies please 






Region: England
Application deadline: 24/07/2017
Location: Milton Keynes / London
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World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, World Vision serves alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people.World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.