Quality Assurance Manager at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 30 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Quality Assurance ManagerLocation: Yola, Adamawa Contract type: Expatriate contractOverall Purpose of the RoleThe Interim Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for strategic leadership, technical guidance, and management of the DRC Nigeria portfolio.The purpose of the position is to lead a team of three (3) to develop and/maintain systems and tools for efficient grant management; and ensure proactive and coordinated approach to risk-management in cooperation with the finance, other departments and colleagues as appropriate.ResponsibilitiesProvide strategic leadership and management oversight of the DRC Nigeria Quality Assurance department, with a portfolio including: grants management, programme quality, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, and information management;Line manage and provide technical support to the Grants/Communications Specialist, M&E Specialist and the Grants Officer;In coordination with the DRC/DDG Head of Programmes, Technical Sector Coordinators and Area managers ensure high quality and evidence-based programme design and proposal development, monitoring and evaluation, and learning processes are streamlined throughout the country mission;Support the Country Director and Heads of Programmes to identify fundraising opportunities and take responsibility for timely submission of all concept notes and proposals;Systematize DRC Nigeria M&E and ensure project specific M&E is establish, for the ease of reporting, and programme accountability;Develop and maintain processes for grant and contract management; ensuring they remain applicable to current donor requirements;Ensure timely compliance with all internal and external grants management requirements, including contractual compliance and reporting;Ensure preparation and submission of monthly project updates for OFDA, FFP and ECHO. Using the previously developed templates that were agreed with donorsProactively manage grant and contract performance, working with Programme and Support colleagues to identifying risks and minimize them;Liaise with relevant DRC West Africa Regional Office and HQ counterparts responsible for programme design, reporting, and monitoring and evaluation;Coordinate and provide timely reporting and feedback to the Head of Programmes, Country Director and SMT on Quality Assurance unit activities.

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