Job Title: Grants Coordinator
Employer: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam Kigoma, Tanga, Kasulu, Nyarugusu
Application Deadline: 31st July 2013
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking to recruit a Grants Coordinator
• Work with Program Coordinator and Program Sector heads in the development of new projects and funding proposals in consultation with Senior Management Team.
• Maintain proper records of all grants and sub-grants.
• Act as focal point in all communications with IRC Regional Unit and IRC UK office on grants management issues, including sharing of monthly grant tracking updates.
• Act as focal point in facilitating proposal and donor report reviews and approvals by technical advisors and other relevant persons at HQ (including maintaining OTIS).
• Maintain close collaboration with all relevant departments in preparation of proposals and donor reports.
• Ensure that grants are implemented in compliance with the relevant donor regulations and IRC procedures.
• Work with Program Coordinator and M&E Manager to develop and maintain program and grant tracking tools (i.e. monthly report templates, indicator tracking sheets, procurements plans, etc). Identify and share gaps with Program management teams.
• Ensure and submit monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual donor reports, in close cooperation with Program Coordinator and M&E Manager.
• Lead in coordination of all grants opening and closing meetings.
• Train and support program staff on donor compliance, report writing, project and budget monitoring, record keeping, and grants management..
• Develop a communication and visibility strategy and support preparation of materials such as brochures and newsletters.
• Store, organize and disseminate key project documents among relevant staff in country.
• Act as custodian of documentation of institutional knowledge and program activities in coordination with relevant sector supervisors and coordinators.
• Degree / Master's in international affairs, public administration, or related subject
• At least three years experience working in relief or development programs
• Previous experience working with international non-governmental organizations in the area of program development and/or management; prior experience working with US, UN, WB, and EU donors an advantage.
• Previous successful experience developing projects and writing proposals to donors
• International experience with experience in Africa.
• Skills and Abilities: Strong proposal writing and budgeting skills, IT proficiency, excellent communication and writing skills, good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team setting, ability and willingness to travel to remote areas, and ability to prioritize high volumes of work to meet tight deadlines.
• Excellent English written and verbal communications skills; Swahili a plus
Specific Security Situation/Housing:
The position is based in the rural town of Kasulu in Tanzania's northwest Kigoma region, and requires regular monitoring visits to the refugee camp of Nyarugusu, IRC Tanzania main office in Dar es Salaam, the transit center in Kigoma, and DOL project sites in Tanga and Kigoma. It is unaccompanied position with modest shared housing facility. General security situation in Tanzania is calm.
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