Grants Coordinator (National post) - Syria Response Office
Prinsens gate 2 | 0152 Oslo
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
Our Ideal Candidate:
We are seeking a motivated professional to join our Syria Response Office’s dedicated Grants team. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in grants management or a related field.
Additional skills include: Good understanding of donor rules and regulations, experience in report and proposal development and working with multiple donors, strong organisational and team working skills, staff capacity-building experience.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
1. Support and coordinate the development of donor proposals, budgets, logframes as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality control;
2. Work closely with budget holders, programme teams, and finance as well as other stakeholders to compile accurate proposal budgets, and ensure that the budgets are aligned to the donor requirements;
3. Support and coordinate the development of donor reports, ensuring consistency between narrative and financial reports and that they meet NRC and donor quality standards;
4. Contribute to Project Cycle Management (PCM) procedures and usage of the NRC PCM framework in the response office, including inclusion of cross-cutting programme and support elements throughout all stages of the PCM;
5. Support NRC’s due diligence assessment when and as required by an existing or new donor; flag any points that might challenge NRC’s procedures, and support contract negotiations;
6. Support and advise programme colleagues with queries related to donor compliance on grants within portfolio and ensure appropriate donor guidance and templates are readily available;
7. Ensure all key grant documents for a grant is available within the Grants Unit by maintaining a standardised information management/filing systems;
8. Assist in training and capacity building of field staff on NRC grants management/donor compliance and PCM as required.
9. Support field teams in their engagement with implementing partners as per NRC’s grants management procedures and relevant donor regulations
10. Work with other departments (i.e. programmes, finance, M&E, Compliance) to ensure all documentation required is ready and available for audits (e.g. vouchers, distribution lists)
If this sounds like you, apply now to join one of the world’s leading INGO’s and be part of a team of highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline
Contract period: Until September 2019, extension subject to funding and performance.
Duty Station: Amman, Jordan
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions
For more information, please see attached Job Description