Grant Management Officer

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019

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The Danish Refugee Council / Danish Demining Group (DRC/DDG) assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfilment of the wish to return home.

In Myanmar, DRC has been present since 2009, and since June 2012 broadened its presence via the Danish Demining Group (DDG) - DRC’s division for Mine Action.

DRC/DDG is currently engaged in responses in Rakhine, Kachin, Kayah and Northern Shan states. Our response targets displaced, and displacement affected communities and other vulnerable communities in some of the most deprived areas of Myanmar. Key activities include protection (including Child Protection, GBV and Protection Monitoring), CCCM, WASH, Livelihoods, shelter and humanitarian mine action.

DRC/DDG Myanmar currently employs over 400 staff and operates from six operational offices. Our main office is in Yangon; our main donors in Myanmar include ECHO, OFDA, UNICEF, UNHCR, DANIDA, SDC, DFAT-AUSAID, LIFT-UNOPS, OFDA, HARP-DFID, EC, UNFPA, GIZ, MHF-OCHA and private donors.

To support and strengthen the DRC / DDG programme in Myanmar we are looking for highly motivated and capable candidates to fill the position of

Grant Management Officer

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Overall purpose of the role:

• Work with programme staff to develop high-quality and timely reports for donors and other country- and HQ-level communications.

• Support the Grants Management Coordinator in the initiatives to expand the portfolios, including contributions to proposal development and program design.

Geographic scope: Area (Myanmar)

This role has a country focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the country. The role contributes to the development of country strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Manage reporting workflows and processes between program teams, senior leadership, and HQ to ensure the timely and quality development and review of reports.

• Coordinate and support the development and preparation of high-quality, timely reports for donors, partners, and government on program progress, ensuring all donor reporting requirements are met and strategically positioned to demonstrate DRCs leadership in programming in the country context.

• Support the Grants Management Coordinator in providing timely, thorough responses to information requests from internal and external sources.

• Lead initiative to identify, research, write, and report on key sector success stories for internal and external audiences, packaging stories that center on evidence to further illustrate impact of the programming.

• Work closely with program M&E staff to ensure credible, best-practice monitoring and reporting of program activities.

• Ensure developed and design of exceptional communication materials, including reports, activity plans, and information updates.

• Serve as main gatekeeper of high-quality reporting and communication activities for all portfolios, drafting original content and providing strategic guidance on positioning and messaging of all reporting and communications materials.

• Edit and finalize reports and communications materials.

• Support the Grants Management Coordinator in overseeing proposal development processes, including drafting and producing high quality concept notes and proposals.

• Support the Grants Management Coordinator and Head of Programmes with the development of strategy and/or drafting of position papers, thought leadership pieces, and other related initiatives leveraging evidence from programs.

• Increase visibility and ensure leadership positioning through developing strategic communication materials, such as sector profiles, impact reports, program briefings, leadership and positioning pieces, and other relevant pieces.

• Correctly use DRC Dynamics functionalities in area of concern

  • Perform any other relevant tasks as requested by Line Manager

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS

• At least 2 years of professional experience with an international development organization.

• Familiarity with US and EU donors with special attention to reporting requirements.

• Ability to represent DRC to international donors, government officials, local groups and community members.

• University degree in international relations, project management, business administration, or equivalent professional qualification

Conditions

Contract: 12 months, renewable dependent on funding and performance. Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates, which can be found on www.drc.dk under –Vacancies. The position is classified as H.

Availability: Early July 2019

Further information

You are welcome to contact Conie Pamposa, conie.pamposa@drcmm.org for further information on the position.

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.dk

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