Grants officer (M/F) - Maiduguri
Médecins du Monde
Maiduguri, Nigeria
4d ago

Description du poste

Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you are responsible for donors proposals and reports writing. You work in close collaboration with the deputy general coordinator in charge of programs and the desk in HQ.

You ensure donors requirements, rules and regulations dissemination and acceptance by key staff.

You also have a functional link with the program support officer at HQ.

Your main responsibilities are the following :

Donors proposals and reports writing

Proposals :

  • Support the general coordinator, the deputy general coordinator in charge of programs and the team in HQ in the coordination and the writing of proposals
  • Provide timelines and ensure timely submission to HQ
  • Make sure that the proposals match the MdM strategy in Borno
  • Support the deputy general coordinator in charge of programs by taking the lead in the writing of certain parts of the proposals (non-technical part) and help in the compilation of the different contributions
  • Work in close collaboration with the medical, logistics, HR and finance departments, to ensure consistency among the different components of proposals 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 documents
  • Make sure that all indicators are SMART and target realistic, in collaboration with the deputy general coordinator in charge of programs and the M&E supervisor
  • Be the focal point at mission level for HQ (program support officer, with the support of the public and institutional funding unit) for grants / reporting, 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 deputy general coordinator in charge of programs 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 the medical, logistics and finance departments, to ensure consistency among the different components of the reports
  • Act as the focal point for report related queries, e.g. templates and compliance, in collaboration with the program support officer
  • 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 and ensure their good dissemination and acceptance by key staffs, with the support of HQ
  • Carry out regular donor mapping exercises and 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
  • Support the mission in the organization of external audit or evaluation
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) / Partnership agreements

  • Support the deputy general coordinator in charge of programs 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 the focal point for HQ and liaise in priority with the emergency unit
  • conditions d'emploi

    EmployeeFixed-term contract09 months

    Starting date on 15 / 02 / 2021

    Gross monthly salary : 2 574 euros

    Based in Maiduguri with regular field visits to sites of intervention or assessment

    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

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

    Insurance (repatriation )

    Punctual teleworking agreement (40 days / year - minimum of 6 months seniority required)

    Given the current circumstances of Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking special measures to apply health protocols and hygiene measures to guarantee the safety of our staff.

    Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility

    Profil

    Master degree in the following or related field : humanitarian management, development, international relationsAt least 2 years of experience in a similar roleDemonstrated 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, GFFO and ECHOTraining and capacity-building experienceExcellent 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 Listening and diplomacy skillsAbility to work in an unstable and volatile contextExcellent knowledge of Windows environment (word, excel)Languages : English is mandatory (oral and written), and knowledge of country languages such as Hausa or 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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