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Senior Business Development Officer at World Vision

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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World Vision

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. It is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God. It is a child focused organization and its goal is sustained wellbeing of (150 million) children within families and communities especially the most vulnerable.

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for employment with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

World Vision International in Malawi is currently looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill the vacant post below. If you are passionate about child wellbeing and you are considering a career with a calling, we would love to talk to you.

1. SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (GRADE 16) – 1 Position Based at the National Office in Lilongwe

Purpose of the post

Under the leadership of the Business Development and Grants Management Director, the Senior Business Development Officer, will provide leadership in identifying and acquiring grants and private non-sponsorship funding. The position is also responsible for establishing and sustaining relations with diverse donors and building the capacity of local staff in the area of proposal writing, program designing and donor relations. Streamline GAM processes across the NO portfolio and ensure
GAM capacity building where needed.


  • Master’s in Development Studies, International Development or Social Sciences or related.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies / Administration/Economics/ Social Science
  • Competent use of Microsoft office programmes
  • Strong influencing and networking skills
  • 5 years demonstrated experience in successful project design, proposal writing, funding acquisitions and donor relations.
  • Knowledge of multi sectoral proposal development
  • Demonstrated knowledge of donor specific priorities, regulations, standards and processes
  • Understanding of PADOR, Gate Way to Grants (G2G) and USG regulations
  • Knowledge in programme management
  • Knowledge in Design Monitoring and Evaluation

All interested applicants should visit the links below:

NOTE: Qualified people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted not later than 3rd July, 2024. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged. Applications sent through WV emails will not be considered.


World Vision Malawi does not use agents, nor solicit any form of payments for any application, training, interviewing, testing or any fees in connection with this recruitment. Report any acts of solicitation for payment and/or extortion to World Vision Malawi on the following; Tip offs Toll Free Line 847; [email protected]