The Norwegian Refugee Council is looking a Grants Coordinator whose role is to provide essential grant management support to Regional Head of Programme Support in delivering quality programmes in line with the NRC CO strategy and Plan of Action. This is position is based in the East Africa & Yemen Regional Office in Nairobi, but providing specific support to the Somalia programme.
Duties and responsibilities
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 and revision 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 Regional Head of Programme Support.
Support external donor audits.
Represent with relevant partners and donors as delegated.
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
University degree in relevant discipline
At least 5 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
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
Excellent computer skills
Planning and delivering results
Managing resources to optimize results
Handling insecure environments
We can offer
This position is open to Kenyan nationals only
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
Travel: Some travel to field locations required
Contract Period: 12 months, with possible extension
Salary/Benefits: Competitive compensation and benefits package
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