Grants Manager - Iraq

Erbil | Erbil | Erbil


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Do you have Post Graduate Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Finance and Accounting and minimum 3 year’s relevant work experience in program development, management, fundraising, and design? Do you have experience in humanitarian work with refugee/IDP-related emergencies?

If you are looking for new challenges and interested in working with one of the world's most effective and respected Humanitarian Organizations in the world then you would be interested in Grants Manager position based in Erbil, Iraq.

Our Ideal Candidate is someone who has good understanding of programmes, with great writing skills and has experience in a similar role. The Grants Managers should have good skills in development of concept notes, proposals, reports, and carry experience working with budgets.

Also our ideal candidate is someone who can cope with heavy workload and working under pressure in difficult environment.

Sense of humor is so much desired.

Job tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead the process to develop concept notes and donor proposals, and participate in writing them in close cooperation with relevant departments in NRC Iraq.
  • Lead the process of compiling reports (donors and internal reports) in close collaboration with Core Competency Specialists, Programme and M&E teams, and Finance to ensure accurate, transparent and timely delivery of narrative and financial documents.
  • Accountable for the quality of proposals and reports submitted to regional office and donors.
  • Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents (using the grants database - forthcoming)
  • Be updated on donor priorities and track and share relevant calls for proposals.
  • Document, analyse, and share learning from proposal and reporting processes, and compliance with donor rules and regulations.
  • Responsible to continuously improve internal grant management systems and processes.
  • Support external donor audits.
  • Represent with relevant partners and donors as delegated.
  • Contribute to Project Cycle Management trainings and usage of

We offer a contract up to 24 months.

For more details kindly open the attached job description below. We encourage you to apply now!
Note: NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Erbil | Erbil | Erbil
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Emergency Aid
    • Emergency Aid
    • Emergency Aid
    • Cash-Based Interventions
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-08

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