Grants officer
Médecins du Monde
Maiduguri, Nigeria
2d ago

Description du poste

Under the supervision of the General coordinator, the Grants officer is responsible for donor proposals and reports writing.

He / she works in close collaboration with the Program coordinator and the Desk at the HQ. He / she ensures compliance with donor requirements, rules and regulations dissemination and acceptance by key staff.

More specifically, you will be in charge of :

Donors proposals and reports Writing


  • Support the Desk, the general coordinator, Program coordinator in the coordination and the writing of any proposals;
  • Provide timelines and ensure timely submission to HQ;
  • Make sure that the proposal match MDM strategy in Borno;
  • Support the Program Coordinator by taking the lead in the writing of certain parts of the proposal (non-technical part) and help in the compilation of the different contributions;
  • Work in close collaboration with medical, logistic, HR and finance departments, to ensure consistency among the different components of the proposal i.
  • e. logframe, budget, procurement needs, narrative;
  • Review the different contributions (especially from the program department), share comments to the team to ensure the quality of the document;
  • Make sure that all indicators are acceptable and target realistic, in collaboration with Program Coordinator and M&E supervisor;
  • Be the focal point at mission level for HQ (Desk, Public and Institutional Funding Unit, Program Support Officer), and consider donor compliance and guidelines to ensure adherence.
  • Donor reporting

  • Support country mission in the coordination and writing of donor reports;
  • Ensure timely submission of reports to HQ;
  • Ensure adherence to donor deadlines, including developing and disseminating timelines to relevant staff;
  • Follow up on mission-level reporting and ensure that documents are submitted on time;
  • Support the program coordinator by taking the lead in the writing of certain parts of the reports (non-technical part) and help in the compilation of the different contributions;
  • Work in close collaboration with medical, logistic and finance departments, to ensure consistency among the different components of the reports;
  • Act as a focal point for report related queries, e.g. templates and compliance, in collaboration with the Public and Institutional Funding Unit.
  • Internal reporting

  • Take the lead in the preparation of the monthly MDM situation report, by liaising with the different mission departments to get and review their contribution.
  • Donor Engagement

  • Maintain overview of all donor requirements, rules and regulations; ensure their good dissemination and acceptance by key staffs;
  • Carry out regular donor mapping exercises and in identify new funding opportunities in line with the country programme’s strategy;
  • Maintain a database of current and expected call for proposals;
  • On request of the General Coordinator, approach relevant donors for potential funding;
  • On request of the General Coordinator, attend to meetings with donors.
  • Support the mission in the organization of external audit or evaluation.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) / Partnership Agreements

  • Support the Program Coordinator in the writing of needed operational MOU or amendments (for instance : Ministry of Health, UNICEF, other INGO or UN agency);
  • Take the lead in the preparation or review of MOU between MDM France and other MDM chapters;
  • Act as focal point for HQ and liaise in priority with Desk, Legal Depart and DRI.
  • conditions d'emploi

    EmployeeFixed-term contract06 months

    Starting date : June 1st 2020

    Gross monthly salary : 2.548 euros

    Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments - minimum of 6 months seniority required

    Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)

    Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered

    Guesthouse housing

    22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year

    5 weeks of paid leaves per year

    Break policy every 3 months

    Health insurance (60% covered by MdM, 40% by the employee)

    Insurance (repatriation )

    Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility


    Training & ExperienceMaster degree in the following or related field : Development, International Relations, Humanitarian ManagementAt least 2 years of experience in a similar roleExperience of writing proposals / reportsDemonstrated experience of coordinating and preparing strong narrative and financial reports for a variety of donorsExperience developing and working with project budgetsUnderstanding of donor compliance, especially for OFDA, GMOFA, ECHOExperience in humanitarian and development context highly appreciatedExperience in multi-donors’ budgets and multi-countries grantsTraining and capacity-building experience Soft skillsExcellent level of communication both written and oralGood personal organizational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines Ability to work under a minimum of supervision, autonomous Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiativesOrganisational skills, rigor, detail orientedAbility to classify and to manage prioritiesListening and diplomacy skillsTeam spirit Ability to work in unstable and volatile context Hard skillsExcellent knowledge of Windows environment (word, excel) Languages : English is mandatory, knowledge of French would be an asset.

    You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

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