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Grants Manager (M/F) - Solidarites International MBA / MSc / MA Job

2024-05-28 09:50   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Borno   19 views
Job Details

General objective:

As part of the coordination team and reporting to the Country Director, and working closely with the program and support departments at coordination level, as well as the base teams, the Grant Manager is the mission’s focal point on ensuring accountability to donors.

Main Responsibilities:

Donor relations
Financing strategy
Document development and review
Contractual management
External compliance
Internal and external communication
External audits

Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

Follow up on the advancement of the financing contracts
Coordinate mid-term and final reporting
Develop relationship with donors representatives
Engage internally and externally with different interlocutors to identify new funding opportunities

Education / academic background :

Master Degree in humanitarian/development studies, social sciences, management or other related discipline.

Specific skills and experience:

A first experience on a similar position
A first experience in the humanitarian sector
Strong knowledge of donors’ policies and guidelines
Strong knowledge of the project cycle management
Strong knowledge of principled-based approaches and advocacy skills
Excellent reporting and writing skills
Previous experience and achievements in managing a consortium and strong partnerships with other NGOs (MoUs, negotiations, governance…)
Proven ability to deal with donors and operational partners
Technical knowledge in SI sectors of expertise (WASH, FSL, Shelter) is an asset
Proven management ability, including ability to motivate and develop skills of team’s members. Must be able to make sound management decisions in difficult situations and also be able to work in a participatory manner with colleagues.
Excellent communication, networking skills, organizational and prioritization skills, ability to multi-task
Capacity to adapt and show organizational flexibility
Cross cultural sensitivity and great team player
Proven ability to develop adapted humanitarian vision and strategy
Capacity to engage and manage technical staff and curiosity towards their expertise
Experience working with SI (or a similar organization) is an asset
Prior experience in Nigeria would be considered as an asset

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