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Grant and Reporting Officer Syria (M/F)

Damascus (Syria)

  • Organization: SIF - Secours Islamique France
  • Location: Damascus (Syria)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Communication and Public Information
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-30

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SECOURS ISLAMIQUE FRANCE (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organization of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organization that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse. SIF provides its help in respect of the cultural diversity, without any distinction of origin, religion or gender.

SECOURS ISLAMIQUE FRANCE is recruiting a Grant and Reporting Officer in Syria.

Based in Damascus with 10% of travel within the country.

Mission context:

SIF has started to work in Syria since 2008 and has been operating in many governorates namely, Aleppo, Damascus, Dara’a, Hama, Homs, Rural Damascus, and Quneitra. Shelter support is among their main programs along with Education, community services, and provision of water, sanitation and hygiene.

Mission/ Role:

The Grants and Reporting Officer is responsible for the coordination and development of proposals. The Grants and Reporting Officer will ensure grant management through the project management cycle, including ensuring timely and good quality reports are submitted to donors and grants management databases and tools are kept updated. The Grants and Reporting Officer will ensure and provide guidance on compliance with SIF’s and donor’s rules, regulations, and guidelines.This position also provides coordination and technical support to the Program Coordinator, Projec t Managers, MEAL team and Head of Mission for the implementation of program activities.

More precisely your mission will be:

· To lead proposal development processes by coordinating, collecting, drafting, and/or editing contributions and compile To organise and lead grants meeting according to SIF grants meeting guidelines

· To ensure quality and timely submission of donor narrative and financial reports

· To lead application process and ensure compliance To liaise with external key donors relating to specific grant programmatic issues in coordination with Program coordinator

· To ensure quality information management related to grants in line with the strategic priorities and registration on donors’ platform, update and proper submission of proposals and reports in the country

· To provide support to the HOM in developing fundraising strategies and efforts in coordination with the HOM and Program Coordinator

· To develop communication material for advertising SIF intervention towards donors and other external stakeholders with the end to increase SIF visibility and funding opportunities

· To reinforce and develop the capacities of the national program staff and field offices


You have at least, 1 year of experience in proposal, program development, reporting, or grants management in an INGO.

In addition, you have a proven experience in successfully applying for institutional donor funding. You have a proficient knowledge of donor rules, regulations, and procedures including UN agencies, European donors and US EU funding mechanisms. You have a strong ability to manage stress, work under pressure and respect the deadlines.

You have very good writing skills in English, and give attention to details. You also have a real interest in developing communication materials; and you are initiative oriented.

Knowledge of the Middle East context will be a main asset.

Working conditions:

· Starting date : As soon as possible

· French fixed term contract : 8 months

· Remuneration according to our salary grid

· Monthly perdiem

· Social and medical cover (SIF contributes to 60% of the insurance)

· Guesthouse

· R&R to your homecountry for your 6 months breaks

· Leaves every 3 months

Secours Islamique France diversity is a wealth;

We will study every application with required skills for the position.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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