Grants Management Officer at DRC, Goma, DR Congo

Deadline: 21 December 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Grants Management Officer in Goma, DR Congo. The duration of this post 6 months.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Grants Management Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Coordinate the timely drafting of donor reports with programme staff and collection of relevant data with the MEAL team.
  • Ensure the quality, relevance and compliance of the reports submitted to donors and partners.
  • Oversee the editing and revision of MEAL deliverables (such as endline evaluation reports) in collaboration with the MEAL Coordinator.
  • Improve, update and share the reporting tools regularly.
  • Support staff capacity building in terms of reporting, data collection, quality and compliance.
  • Manage follow-up of contractual and official information and correspondence for grants.
  • Ensure regular updating of DRC’s grants management tool (via DRC Dynamics).
  • Assist the PDQM in ensuring concept note and proposal workflows and deadlines are followed by programme teams.
  • Support the PDQM in the revision and editing of concept notes and proposals.
  • Contribute to collecting and centralising information on new funding opportunities, calls for proposals and donor guidelines.
  • Produce and update a donor mapping.
  • Participate in the organisation of kick-off and closure meetings for each project.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Master’s degree in international development studies, international relations, human rights, law, anthropology or a related field involving research and a fieldwork component.
  • At least 1 year of professional experience with an NGO (preferably international) in a similar role.
  • At least 3 months’ experience living abroad in a developing country.
  • Solid understanding of the project management cycle, MEAL mechanisms and funding processes.
  • Very good knowledge of major donors (EU, UN agencies, etc.).
  • Excellent writing, proof-reading and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong ability to adapt, take initiative and work in a multicultural environment.
  • Very good data analysis and research skills.
  • Experience working in protection and emergency sectors.
  • Awareness and willingness to work in a volatile context.
  • Advanced practical knowledge Microsoft Office Pack (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook etc.).
  • Basic practical knowledge of graphic design software (InDesign, Scribus, Photoshop etc.).
  • Fluency in French and English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.