Title: Grants Management Coordinator
Location: Addis Ababa
Contract duration: 12 months
Posting date: January 3, 2017
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world, including Ethiopia. DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. Under its mandate, the organization focuses on emergency humanitarian response, rehabilitation and post-conflict recovery.
DRC commenced work in Ethiopia in 2009 and currently provides expertise in shelter, WASH, livelihoods, protection and migration in the Gambella, Somali and Tigray regions of the country, as well as in Djibouti. Activities implemented by DRC are funded by money raised from the Danish public and by project grants from the Danish government and other bilateral and multi-lateral donors.
DRC Ethiopia supports field offices in several locations - three in Djibouti (Djibouti Ville, Ali Sabieh and Obock) and five in Ethiopia (Dolo Ado, Jijiga, Shire, Gambella town and Dimma). The last two years have seen significant growth in programme size that is requiring increased monitoring for quality of implementation, reporting, and further programme development to sustain strategic growth.
POSITION’S OVERALL OBJECTIVES
The Grants Management Coordinator is a key position supporting the Ethiopia and Djibouti programmes. The position will focus on the development of high quality funding proposals, compliance with donor and internal DRC rules and regulations, donor reporting, information management and grants management capacity-building efforts.
Djibouti country program. Furthermore, the Project Officer will be required to provide regular support and guidance to project cycle management, proposal development and program strategy and will assist in advising and supporting field teams to ensure the successful implementation of all migration, protection and solutions-related activities.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
Grant Management & Reporting
Maintain and update DRC’s online Grants Management System (GMS) platforms.