Grant Development and Support Officer job at Concern Worldwide
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Vacancy title:
Grant Development and Support Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Concern Worldwide

Deadline of this Job:
03 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting and Compliance:
• Support programme staff in the development and timely submission of high quality donor reports, using appropriate templates and guidelines.
• Provide information and guidance on donor compliance requirements to programme managers including developing and conducting grant start up workshops.
• Prepare monthly reports and occasional emergency updates as needed
• Draft and/or review/finalise reports on behalf of the programme team as required, ensuring donor compliance.
• Conducting field visits to collect information, photographs and/or case studies as required.
• Ensuring the reporting schedule is up-to-date and that programme teams are informed of the donor reporting requirements and that appropriate guidelines and templates are shared.

Funding and Programme Development:
• Support programme staff in the development of high quality concept notes and proposals for both emergency and development programmes.
• Conduct desk-based research in order to provide relevant, up-to-date contextual input in proposal development and on a wide range of programme-related issues
• Produce “in-house” programme briefs or case studies that demonstrate best practice in areas of Concern’s work and also address problems/constraints and critical issues.
• Participate in planning processes with the Grants and Information Manager and Programmes Director to support the identification of funding needs and opportunities for further funding.

Communications, Knowledge and Information Management:
• Liaise with programme teams to produce and disseminate programme and contextual updates, documenting and sharing updates on achievements and challenges.
• Support communications functions through the dissemination of news and relevant articles, and the development of programme briefs, presentations, etc.
• Act a focal point for information requests regarding programmes in Ethiopia from other Concern offices e.g. UK, Dublin, US communication and fundraising departments as well as external various Ethiopia Clusters.
• Ensure grant records on the Grant Management System are up to date including versions of contracts, reports/proposals/etc. on Sharepoint and provide support to Grants and Information Manager with version control of proposals and reports

• Maintain open communication and good working relations with all departments and act as a focal point for advice and information on a wide range of programme-related issues.
• Contribute to development, review, and revisions of institutional and country programme strategies and policies, and assist in-country Senior Management Team (SMT) with research.
• Provide cover for Grants and Information Manager role as necessary
• Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
• Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary.
• Take all possible measures to meet Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS)
• Any other tasks mutually agreed with the Desk Officer in conjunction with the Grants and Business Intelligence Manager in Ethiopia.

Person Specification
Minimum Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
• Degree in Humanitarian affair/International Relations, Development Management or other relevant discipline
• Three years’ experience in a similar role in a reputable organisation
• Substantial previous experience of research, documentation and/or report writing

Preference will be given to candidates who have:
• Ability to work productively with remote programme teams
• Good knowledge of Programme Cycle Management
• Good knowledge and competence of computer applications i.e. Microsoft Office
• Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
• Commitment to adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Code of Conduct and Associated Policies.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a detailed CV with three referees and Cover Letter Only to  with the subject of the email as "Programme Support Officer’’ on or before Tuesday 3rd January 2023 ". Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 14-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-12-2066
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