Grants and Communication Officer
Terre des hommes
9h ago

General conditions Junior Program Officer position. Expatriate contract under Swiss regulations 2’200 CHF ( 1’900 €)

2’400 CHF (2’100 €) net / month x 13 times (+ Withholding AVS candidate for Switzerland). Vacancy : 25 days / year, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, location, return flight.

Duration : 3 months, more if funding available. General description To support its grant prospection efforts, Tdh is temporarily strengthening his Quality Monitoring Branch with a Grant & Communication Officer.

Under the responsibility of the Head of Quality Monitoring, the Grant & Communication Officer duties will include assisting in the project cycle management monitoring , reviewing grant proposals, handling the daily grant administration process, editing progress / final reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, engaging with donor agencies, and sensitizing TdH program staff on donor policies.

S / He will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Tdh Child Protection Policy. Tdh intervenes without any affiliation for politics, religion or financial profit.

He / she will direct his or her activities and engagements without preoccupation of political, racial or religious affiliation.

Development of project proposals, concept notes and other Project Cycle Management outputs.

  • Coordinate the daily drafting and submission of donor proposals. This requires working closely with program staff in order to advise and support them to understand and meet donor requirements.
  • Ensure a proper first review of donor reports (whole package), ensuring consistency, accuracy, clarity and timely submission in compliance with donor contractual requirement and TdH policies.
  • Support in ensuring that proposal are of a sufficient quality to meet minimum requirements for submission.
  • Support timely submission of projects proposals and donor communications and follow up.
  • Update some monitoring tools related to the program's implementation situation / impacts.
  • Ensure that program units have sufficient information to contribute towards the development of proposals designs.
  • Facilitate processes to ensure that all operational units are aware of their commitments and contribution towards the delivery of successful proposals.
  • Contribute to guarantee that there is report writing support to operational units where necessary.
  • Country Strategy and program perspectives / prospective

  • Support the regular donor mapping informed by the ambitions and outcomes articulated in the TdH Country Strategy.
  • Provide on-going research, strategic donor intelligence gathering, and trends analysis and generate information to enable engagement with country level donors.
  • Support the appraisal of new funding opportunities.
  • Work with affiliates program units in identifying and sharing new opportunities with home donors.
  • Support the fundraising strategy review processes, by documenting the tracking tools.
  • Communication and Representation of Tdh

  • Represent Tdh in external engagements with donors if necessary
  • Support the work to ensure that communities are informed about Tdh's programs / activities in Nigeria, are aware of their entitlements, and have the opportunity give a feedback which could be used to improve the quality of Tdh’s programs;
  • Support the supervision the organization of communication events : project’s opening and / or closure ceremonies;
  • Support the supervision of the set up and maintenance of a database of professional photos and videos related to Tdh’s activities and / or beneficiaries.
  • Others

  • Undertake all other duties that may be determined by the Country Rep. and that are compatible with the job.
  • Maintain and ensure a culture of strict confidentiality - inter Tdh staff and between Tdh staff and non Tdh employees.
  • Profile

  • Relevant experience of 1-2 years in program cycle management, preferably in an international NGO / Institution.
  • Management experience in securing and managing funds from institutional donors, such as ECHO, EU, DFID, OFDA, CIDA, and UN agencies.
  • Excellent planning skills, and a sound understanding of Programme Cycle Management in emergencies and / or development environments.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, influencing and relationship skills.
  • Excellent in the use of computers and Microsoft, especially spread-sheet (Excel), accounting packages, word processing (Word) and Power Point.
  • Competent in the use of email packages

  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills.
  • Good administrative and numerical skills and attention to details.
  • Demonstrated organizational awareness and understanding of knowledge management.
  • Proven analytical skills and the ability to think strategically in relation to fundraising and donor engagement.
  • Ability to represent an organization to donors and external institutions.
  • Ability to adjust to constantly changing situations while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through.
  • Experience with working in multi-cultural environment.
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