Grants Coordinator - Jordan
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
Country Office Background
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) established its presence in Jordan in November 2012 in response to the conflict in Syria and the resulting refugee influx. NRC Jordan currently employs over 500 staff in Jordan and is one of the largest INGOs in the country. Since 2012, NRC has worked to build the resilience of Syrian refugees in Jordan, and invest in the Jordanian communities that host them. NRC supports Syrian refugees in Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps, as well as vulnerable refugees and Jordanians in north and central Jordan (Irbid, Jerash, Ajloun, Mafraq and Amman governorates). In Jordan, NRC provides services in five of NRC’s global core competencies: Shelter, Education, Youth, Livelihoods and Information Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA). NRC strives to combine its programmatic activities with evidenced-based advocacy work focused on policy change and strong external communications and media engagement. The Country Office also works to ensure safe and integrated programming through ensuring protection is effectively mainstreamed across all core competencies.
The Grants Coordinator will contribute to achieving quality programming by closely supporting the Grants Manager in ensuring effective grants management including internal and donor compliance requirements, timely and quality reporting, as well as proposal development. S/he ensures NRC programme/support teams are informed of relevant donor compliance regulations and NRC procedures, manages donor and other external and internal reporting, and coordinates grant revisions. The Grants Coordinator is directly responsible for supporting Project Managers and Programme Specialists in the development of reports and for applying NRC’s PCM framework throughout all stages of the programme cycle. The Grants Coordinator further supports Programme teams with proactive fundraising by maintaining a repository of tools and information on donor priorities and available assessments and research.
The following is a brief description of the specific responsibilities related to the role.
- Maintain internal grant management systems up to date, including the upcoming Cycles system
- Provide guidance to programme and support colleagues on donor compliance and maintain donor information in internal grant management systems up to date, ensuring donor templates are readily available;
- Schedule, organise and record PCM meetings in compliance with NRC’s PCM framework. Review and ensure all mandatory internal documents are in place as per NRC’s Jordan PCM toolkit;
- Support with capacity building of staff on donor rules and regulations, including update of donor rules and regulations handouts, reporting and PCM toolkit;
- Lead on the development of high quality reports, ensuring consistency between narrative and financial reports, as well as with the M&E database;
- Coordinate NRC’s response to feedback received on submitted reports, as well as amendment requests liaising with all relevant teams and consolidating inputs;
- Develop and maintain internal tools to support proposal development and contribute to the proposal development process as required;
- Support in developing and maintaining capacity building tools for partners;
- Support with prospect research on donors to inform donor mapping and country fundraising strategy.
- Develop and maintain proactive fundraising tools for presentation/information to donors.
Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline
Duty Station: Amman, Jordan
Duration: 12 months