Grants Officer at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Grants OfficerWebcruiter ID: 4139096254Location: Maiduguri, BornoFull-time/part-time: Full-timeEmployment type: ContractPercentage of full-time: 100Start date: 04/11/2019The Grants Officer reports to the Grants Coordinator.Job SummaryNRC is looking for a Grants Officer for our Country office in Maiduguri, Borno state - Nigeria.The purpose of the Grants Officer is to provide support to the Grants Coordinator in grant management, proposal and report writing, and the development of other documents as required, in line with the NRC Country Office programme and assist in the day to day management of the Grants portfolio.NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja.NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.Job DescriptionPopulates and maintains grants management tools;Supports Grants team in preparation and submission of all grants relevant documentation ensuring documents are timely signed, scanned, filed and delivered to counterpartsSupports the organization, planning and facilitation of mandatory and best-practice Project Cycle Management activities, such as proposal development planning meetings and grants opening, review & closure meetings;Ensure the documentation of grants-related meetings and workshops is gathered and available;Ensures that donor logbook, proposal and reporting formats and guidelines, compliance related information are available and collects all necessary documents relevant for the submission of proposals and reportsProduce programmatic factsheets for external usage.Maintain an accessible and well-organized filing system for storing all grant-specific files for all of NRC’s past and active grants.Ensure minute meetings are taken and circulated within the teamSupport in the development and implementation of grants-related training, including proposal and report writingExperience in working as a Grants or Support Function Officer in a humanitarian or development organisation.Experience in working with humanitarian and development donors.Preferable experience in proposal and report writing.Previous experience in working in complex and volatile contexts.Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.Strong analytical skills.Strong communication, coordination, organisational, and interpersonal skills.Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing priorities.Advanced computer competency 

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