Grants Manager

Grants Manager

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 3716

Job Title: Grants Manager

Application deadline: 10/8/2020

Other Information’s:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CVs should be in English Language and in Word or PDF format.

Job Requirements:

 Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.

 3 years of professional experience with at least two years international work experience in relief or development programs, preferably in a post-conflict setting.

 Demonstrable experience in grants management, including report writing and grant monitoring.

 Demonstrable understanding of project planning and management cycles.

 Knowledge of USG and EU (ECHO/ EC/DFID/SIDA) and other donor regulations, procedures and requirements.

 Experience in finance management and reporting a plus.

 Experience with M&E database management a plus.

 Demonstrable high-level performance management and team working skills, with experience in managing a portfolio of multiple donors.

 High-level of knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required.

 Ability to work well under unstable security, administrative, and programmatic pressures.

 Professional fluency in spoken and written English; able to communicate concisely and with impact. Fluency in Arabic is an asset.

 Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements.

 Syria or regional experience a plus.


Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Grants and Partnerships Coordinator, the Grants Manager will provide support to the overall management and development of the portfolio, with a focus on post-award management to ensure high-quality and timely reporting, program monitoring, and compliance to ensure on-time, on-track, and on-budget award management. It is expected that the Grants Manager will serve as a resource on the NES program portfolio and will significantly contribute to troubleshooting risks and proposing solutions to ensure the organization performance consistently meets donor expectations. The position will also support business development and donor engagement in coordination with the Grants and Partnerships Coordinator during his/her absence.

Key Responsibilities:


 Manage external reporting for the assigned portfolio to ensure timely delivery of high-quality reports which meet donor and the organization requirements, coordinating inputs from program managers/coordinators.

 Ensure draft reports are disseminated for review/feedback by SMT, Grants and Partnerships Coordinator, and HQ staff prior to donor submission.

 Maintain up to date factsheets and program mapping.

 Assist capacity building of the program and support teams by facilitating trainings and providing support in report reporting, indicator tracking, organization-specific tools, and other topics as/if needed.

 Collect and draft success stories and communication material as necessary.

Award Management and Compliance

 Lead grant management meetings to ensure awards on delivered on-track, on-time, and on-budget, including GOMs, monthly GRMs and Budget vs Actual (BVA), GCMs, taking minutes and action points, and following up on progress.

 Maintain compliance cheat sheets and proactively identify compliance risks throughout the assigned portfolio and advice programs, support teams and senior management on necessary actions.

 Keep the Grants and Partnerships Coordinator informed of any projected inabilities to meet contractual obligations, report submission and spend rates/significant budget variances.

 Lead post-award program revisions (NCEs and unfunded modifications) in liaison with program and HQ staff.

 Compile and respond to information requests from the organization’s regional, London and NY offices for assigned portfolio.

 Ensure quality information management related to grants by overseeing the regular maintenance of online grant files (OTIS and Box), reporting calendars, and updating of internal organization documentation and Grant Unit tools.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Grants and Partnerships Coordinator

Position directly supervise: no direct supervision

Indirect Reporting: NA

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Program Coordinators, Grants Manager, Partnerships Manager, Senior Grants and Partnership Officer, Finance Manager, Supply Chain Coordinator, MEAL Coordinator, Deputy Director for Programs, HQ based AMU staff.

Band / Level / Grade: 7B

Department: Grants

Overtime Eligible: (per local law) N/A

 Working Environment:

The position will be based in Derek, NE Syria.

 The organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer which considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

 The organization encourages women to work with us to reach the neediest people in need of humanitarian assistance, such as women, widows and children. We are committed to providing a decent work environment that takes into account the needs of women in the workplace, such as maternity leave and safety protocols that take into account the special needs of women in the field.

Advertiser : Confidential غير معلن

Duty Station: Derek

How to Apply:
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