Grants Coordinator – Nigeria Job at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Founded in 1946, today the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) works in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. Our 6,000 employees provide life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. NRC specialises in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend their rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena.

NRC’s expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. NORCAP experts help improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.

Job Title: Grants Coordinator – Nigeria

Job description

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).
Organise and deliver trainings in donor rules and regulations, as well as proposal and report writing.
Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality control and approvals from head office.
Be updated on donor priorities and track and share relevant calls for proposals.
Organise and lead grant operational meetings and document minutes and action points to be followed up with the implementation teams
Contribute to developing and maintaining partner relations within Nigeria.
Read and consolidate the reports and proposal before sending to Head Office/donors.
Organise and lead go/no go meetings in collaboration with the Country Management Group.
Assist Head of Programme and Country Director in donor meetings according to the needs

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Between 3-5 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
Strong communication, coordination, and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination framework.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
Knowledge of the context in Nigeria is an asset
Budget development and management experience

Personal qualities

Planning and delivering results.
Managing resources to optimize results.
Handling insecure environments.
Working with people.
Communicate with impact and respect.
A good sense of humour is an asset
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We offer

Commencement: June 2018
Duration: 18 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
Level: Grade 9 in NRC grade structure
Duty station:Maiduguri, with 20% travel
Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location

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