Grants Coordinator - DR Congo

Goma

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.


NRC has been present in DRC since 2001 and currently runs operations in the eastern provinces of North & South Kivu, with offices in Goma, Bukavu and Beni. The programme has an annual turnover of approximately NOK 140 mill. (2016). The DR Congo operation responds to populations affected by conflict and displacement in North and South Kivu provinces. Our primary areas of intervention are education, food security & livelihoods and ICLA in order provide legal assistance to individuals while building capacity of local commissions, state and customary authorities. In support of these activities we provide shelter and WASH activities to promote integrated programming, through schools construction, transitional shelters in areas of return, or water harvesting points and latrines.

We are now seeking a Grants Coordinator, who will report to the Head of Programme.

Job description

  • Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, internal and external deadlines- including filing of grant documents
  • Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, ensure donor compliance and quality control
    - Coordinate and consolidate multisector concept notes, project proposals and reports to donors
    - Coordinate and consolidate the emergency donor reports
  • Contribute to the development and revision of funding proposals and budgets
  • Be updated on donor priorities, track and share relevant calls for proposals
  • Contribute to continuously improving internal grant management systems
  • Provide an internal help-desk on donor related issues, organize and deliver trainings in;
    - donor rules and regulations
    - proposal and report writing
  • Contribute to Project Cycle Management (PCM) trainings and usage of the NRC PCM frame work
  • Coordinate the development and distribution of internal reports
  • Support external donor audits
  • Represent with relevant partners and donors as delegated
  • Facilitate the organization of proposal planning meetings, grant opening meetings, progress meetings, and grant closure meetings
  • Identify new funding opportunities

Qualifications

  • Between 3-5 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
  • Relevant experience from the project management in the humanitarian sector
  • Experience from working with humanitarian and development donors
  • Good understanding of donor rules and regulations
    - Specific knowledge of ECHO and UNICEF rules and requirements
  • Skills and experience in report and proposal writing
  • Strong analytical skills (data and financial)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French
  • Knowledge of the context in Eastern DR Congo
  • Experience with Project Cycle Management

Personal qualities

  • Working with people
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Influencing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing interest
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

Language

  • French
  • English

We offer

  • Contract period: 12 months
  • Start date: February 2017
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Duty station:Goma with travel to the field locations upon request
  • This is a non family postings. Recreational and social facilities are limited, and accommodation is modest. International staff members are required to live in joint accommodation.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location.
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.
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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Goma
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Emergency Aid
    • Cash-Based Interventions
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-11

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