Specialist, Business Development – Grants Management

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 07-Jan-23 23:59 HR
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Specialist, Business Development – Grants Management, ChildFund India, Bangalore, New Delhi, or Mumbai (One Vacancy)


1. POSITION(S) VACANT: Specialist, Business Development – Grants Management (SPC-BD-GM), ChildFund India, Bangalore, New Delhi, or Mumbai (One vacancy)




ChildFund India is a partnership-based child development organization affiliated with ChildFund International, a global network of 12 international child development organizations, representing the voice of deprived, vulnerable, marginalized, and excluded children in India, regardless of race, creed, and gender.


ChildFund India has been transforming the lives of millions of children in India through child focused initiatives since 1951, helping improve the well-being of vulnerable children by empowering the community to undertake and manage holistic child development programs, and by networking with other stakeholders, as well.


ChildFund India currently works with 3,200 communities/ villages in 14 states across the country. The organization directly and indirectly, improves the lives of 4 million children, youth and their families, annually, through various programs and activities.


For more information about ChildFund India please visit https://childfundindia.org/



Reporting to Director – Resource Mobilization, the Specialist, Business Development – Grants Management (SBD-GM) will be responsible for tracking the implementation of grants projects, managing donor relations, periodic reporting and executing the resource mobilization strategy of ChildFund India.

The post-holder shall work closely with program and partnership teams, thematic specialists, and resource mobilization team for the management of active grants, retention of donors and maximizing grants funding as per the Country Strategic Plan of ChildFund India.


Key Job Responsibilities:

(1) Responsible for developing and maintaining a dashboard for managing reporting requirements and timelines on a periodic (monthly/ quarterly) basis or as per the agreements with donor agencies.
(2) Track and report progress on approved budget vs expenses of all grant projects and coordinate with program implementation and finance teams to ensure delivery as per agreed plans.
(3) Responsible for coordination with the program and finance team to ensure timely submission of quality program and financial reports to donor agencies.
(4) Build capacity of program implementation managers and finance staff working at project locations on the grant budgeting, tracking and follow-up of implementation plan and cashflows.
(5) Carry out research to identify available grants opportunities and support in developing a strong pipeline of potential grants available under CSR, institutions, and other sources.
(6) Review draft agreements or Memorandum of Understanding at the pre-award stage and manage post-award related requirements.
(7) Responsible for keeping records of prospective and current donors on internal portal for reporting, tracking and evaluation purposes.
(8) Build relationships with corporate networks, large foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies.
(9) Attend meetings and events to collaborate, network and to strengthen relationships with relevant stakeholders at the state/cluster/national level.
(10) Take up opportunities and tasks to develop new skills, as appropriate to support the work of ChildFund India.
(11) Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time based on organizational requirements.




Applicants should preferably be post-graduates in Development Studies, Social Science,  Management, or related discipline.


(1) Applicants should have at least five years of relevant experience of grant implementation/ management including sound understanding of developmental/ human rights/ child rights and protection programs.
(2) Excellent track record of securing/ managing large grants from corporate commitment and of sustaining a portfolio of corporate relationships.
(3) Experience with databases and data management will be an added advantage.
(4) Knowledge and experience of working with MS Office applications and analytics applications.

Skills and Competencies

(1) A high degree of commercial awareness to understand the needs of corporate supporters and present fundraising opportunities effectively and tenacity for negotiating major, long-term commitments and contracts.
(2) Ability to do multitask, work under pressure and deliver quality results.
(3) Ability to work with individuals at the highest level, both externally and internally, including board members.
(4) A good self-starter and team player who demonstrates willingness to share information and ability to communicate positively and effectively with all stakeholders.
(5) Excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
(6) Be gender sensitive with strong conviction and skills for the empowerment of excluded and disadvantaged children.


Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

6. LOCATION: Bangalore, New Delhi, or Mumbai





Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar 
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 4081 9900; 4165 3612



Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link https://recruitment.samshrm.com/JOBS/CFI, at the earliest. 


ChildFund International is committed to a workplace culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Furthermore, ChildFund International is committed to ensuring a workplace that safeguards and protects all children, including preventing their sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as preventing the sexual exploitation and abuse of its staff, partners, and program participants.