Apply for Grants Coordinator Job at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC);
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 camp management, shelter, education, 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.
NRC is looking for a dedicated Grants Coordinator for our programme in Nigeria.
NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. Borno State is host to the largest number of IDPs with the biggest concentration in Maiduguri City. NRC is providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
Job Title: Grants Coordinator
The Grants Coordinator reports to the Head of Programme.
Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents (including through the grants database – forthcoming)
Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality control
Contribute to the development, revision and quality control of funding proposals, budgets and donor reports
Be updated on donor priorities and track and share relevant calls for proposals
Document, analyze, and share learning from proposal and reporting process, and compliance with donor rules and regulations
Contribute to continuously improving internal grant management systems
Provide an internal help-desk on donor related issues, including organize and deliver trainings in donor rules and regulations, as well as proposal and report writing
Coordinate the development and distribution of internal reports
Contribute to PCM trainings and usage of the NRC PCM frame work in the CO as delegated by the Head of Programme
Support external donor audits
Represent with relevant partners and donors as delegated
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Between 3-5 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
Knowledge of the context and NRC programme activities in Nigeria
Relevant experience from the project management in the humanitarian sector
Experience from working with humanitarian and development donors
Good understanding of donor rules and regulations
Skills and experience in report and proposal writing
Strong communication, coordination and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills (data and financial)
Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing interest
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
Above average computer skills
Knowledge of humanitarian donors
Strong Writing skills
Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination framework
Budget development and management experience
Planning and delivering results
Managing resources to optimize results
Handling insecure environments
Working with People
Communicate with impact and respect
A good sense of humour
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
Commencement: November 2016
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels.Maiduguri is a non-family posting. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area. Recreational and social facilities are limited, and accommodation is modest. International staff members are required to live in joint accommodation.
Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the ‘Company name’ field for both company and location.
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