Back Grants Management Specialist

  • Added Date: Monday, 29 October 2018
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 11 November 2018

Le Conseil Danois pour les Réfugiés/ Danish Refugee Council (DRC) en RCA recrute actuellement un/une Grants Management Specialist expérimenté et hautement qualifié afin d’assurer la coordination du département Grants pour DRC en RCA.

Overall purpose of the role: The Grants Specialist is responsible for the grants management and the communication strategy. H/She ensures coordination and management to key program processes in proposal development, grants management. H/She coordinates with HoP and relevant managers to ensure timely reporting to donors, developing and contributing to donors and DRC’s internal compliance. He/She ensures the daily supervision of the grants assistant.

DRC CAR is currently implementing a comprehensive programmatic strategy around three programmatic sectors (protection/social cohesion, livelihoods and emergency) and seeks to consolidate its programming in order to contribute to strengthened economic resilience addressing some of the root causes of displacement in CAR. The overall objective for DRC in CAR is the protection of displacement-affected populations and the promotion of durable solutions on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights, focusing both on immediate subsistence needs, protection and livelihoods support as well as resilience and capacity building.


Program Development & Reporting

  • Work closely with the Head of Program and Country Director, Project and Sector Managers and Technical specialist to design competitive proposals responding to the requirements of call for proposals and donor guidelines;
  • Support the reviewing of proposals for consistency with the requirements of solicitations, requests or calls for proposals, predicting or preventing bottlenecks in the proposal development process and securing the necessary information to complete process
  • Contribute to the production of high quality reporting
  • Ensure quality control of reports, in relation to donor requirements and consistency between narrative and financial reports.
  • Oversee reporting workflows and processes to ensure the timely and quality development, review and submission of reports.
  • Maintain a reporting tracker

Grants Management

  • Ensure the maintenance of a robust Grants Management system (GMS/ERP)
  • Facilitate the tracking of the overall program portfolio with donors
  • Ensure key award processes are in place and that relevant staff are aware of programmatic, financial and compliance requirements.
  • Technically support teams in the capacity building and management of grants and awards
  • Support the country and sub-offices to ensure the inclusion of programmatic DRC Country strategies standards and policies in the program development process
  • Provide oversight in the review of strategic donors’ grants on a regular basis including management tools analyzing original plans and log frames against achievements.
  • Facilitate the tracking of the overall program portfolio with donors and monitor investments/income from donors.


  • Develop a communication strategy, in close collaboration with SMT, according to identified needs
  • Ensure the budget planning of communication activities
  • Ensure the compliance to DRC and Donors’ communication guideline
  • Ensure the program teams (working with the M&E Units) generates, documents, disseminates and communicates program stories, relevant best practices and key lessons; to donors, local authorities and other humanitarian and development partners

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted per operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role

Experience and technical competencies:

· Minimum 2 years of professional experience with NGO, in similar jobs

· Good knowledge of main institutional donors and their compliance requirements with proven experience of developing successful funding proposals and overseeing large complex grants

· Understanding of the principles of budgeting, financial and contract management

· Illustrated commitment to, and a good understanding of, the DRC’s values and mandate and the ability to bring these alive in your work

· Willing to live in shared accommodation

· Ability to work in unstable security environments and in remote management context


· Advanced university degree (or bachelor level qualification with equivalent years of professional experience) in a relevant field such as social sciences, development studies, international / humanitarian law, communications or similar

· Relevant professional humanitarian qualifications / recognized training certificates in Grants-related areas (M&E, IM, CHS, SPHERE, Protection, etc.) are desirable, although practical experience is more essential to the role


· French - fluent, with demonstrated capacity for high quality written and verbal command of the language

· English – fluent

DRC attend de ses collaborateurs de démonter les 5 compétences clés suivantes

  • « Excellence» : Atteinte des résultats tout en assurant la qualité du travail
  • « Collaboration» : impliquer toutes les parties prenantes et encourager des retours
  • «Initiative»: prendre l’initiative tout en étant innovant
  • « Communication» : écouter et parler efficacement et honnêtement
  • « Intégrité» : agir en adéquation avec les valeurs et la vision de DRC

Conditions d’emploi

  • Date de début du contrat: Début Janvier 2019
  • Durée du contrat: 1 an (12 mois)
  • Type de contrat: CDD
  • Poste non accompagné
  • Lieux d’affectation/de travail: Bangui, RCA Salaire: A16 – pour plus d’information sur les salaires merci de vous rendre sur à la section "Vacancies".

This vacancy is archived.

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