Development and Design Specialist

2 octubre, 2018
Bolonia de la Rotonda el Gueguense 150 metros al norte
Tipo de puesto
Fecha final de aplicación



To lead proposal-development teams that may include internal as well as external members, and draft all or sections of high-quality proposals for institutional and private donors for amounts less than $5million. Support NO positioning and identification of new opportunities.

The role will report to the NO GAM Manager.


  1. Submit high-quality proposals:
  • Prepare Grant Synopsis and participate (by request) in the meetings of Go /No Go, with the GAM Committee.
  • Prepare and socialize with the GAM Manager, the work schedule for the preparation of specific proposals.
  • Lead the design process including the design team.
  • Ensure proper coordination with other internal areas, partners or support offices in the preparation of high quality proposals..
  • Draft all or parts of proposals
  • Ensure the official submission of the proposals, taking in consideration the rules and regulation of the different donors.
  • To monitor the process of approval of the proposal and signing of agreement.
  • Coordinate the transition of aproved projects to Operations for implementation.
  • Conduct regular meetings with WV Technical Advisors to assess proposals.

2. Support NO positioning & donor engagement

  • Provide inputs for the desing of the GAM Strategy,
  • Meet w/donors & partners when required to support organizational positioning
  • Obtain donor intelligence in support of proposal development
  • Identify funding opportunities with international cooperation agencies and /or host governments.
  • Support Technical Advisors (in their donor engagement activities.
  • Collaborate with the liason officers and key Operations staff to plan major donor or donor agency staff project visits.3. Support NO proposal-development capacity-building processes

Support on-the-job proposal-development training for Especialist Technical & other operational & support unit staff


Degree in development studies, economics, business administration, sociology, anthropology, international relations, or any other relevant field of social science.

Development theory & practice

ODA donor landscape & trends

Propsal development – eg. Logframe, good writing skills

Budgeting & financial tracking/reporting

Good oral & written Spanish & English

5yrs grant acquisition & management or SO internship w/strong recommendation

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