Grants Management and Multi Country Operations Specialist

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  • Senegal
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Danish Refugee Council

Place Title: Grants Administration and Multi Nation Operations Specialist

Supervised by: Regional Programme Supervisor

Reporting to: Regional Programme Supervisor

Obligation Station: Dakar

Space of Operation: Area of West Africa

Employment Interval: 12 months (renewable)

Sort of Contract (Expat/Nationwide/Trainee): Nationwide or Expatriate

Wage & Advantages: Band Non Administration G

Insurances 100% paid for by DRC

Lodging 100% paid for by DRC in a guesthouse


The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced individuals throughout the globe: we offer emergency support, combat for his or her rights, and strengthen their alternative for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, alongside the displacement routes, and within the nations the place refugees settle. In cooperation with native communities, we try for accountable and sustainable options. We work towards profitable integration and – at any time when potential – for the fulfilment of the want to return dwelling.

The Danish Refugee Council was based in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to develop into a global humanitarian group with greater than 7,000 workers and eight,000 volunteers. Based mostly in Copenhagen (Denmark) and current in forty nations, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-profit-making, politically impartial, non-governmental and non-denominational aid group.

Our imaginative and prescient is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are primarily based on our price compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

1. Background

DRC has been offering aid and improvement companies in West Africa since 1998 and in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2011. Utilizing a human rights framework, the DRC WANALA operation focuses on people who find themselves affected by displacement, together with refugees, internally displaced, migrants, and host communities in Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Libya, Mali, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Tunisia, Venezuela. Led by the Regional Govt Director, the DRC WANALA oversees, helps, and supplies strategic instructions for DRC’s Nation Workplaces throughout the above-mentioned areas. The WANALA Regional workplace additionally helps multi-country initiatives and non-operational initiatives, specializing in safety evaluation and displacement developments, civil society engagement, in addition to advocacy and coverage initiatives associated to displacement. DRC portfolio within the WANALA area covers all DRC core sectors (Safety, Financial Restoration, Humanitarian Disarmament and Peacebuilding, Shelter and CCCM) by your entire response framework (Emergency response, Sturdy Options and Root causes).

A division of multi-country grants and operations has been established since February 2021 with multi nation and cross border initiatives and regionally held grants. The Regional multi-country’s portfolio consists of multi-country and multi-year programmes (together with in consortia) that operationalize triple nexus in strategic partnerships with native/worldwide actors and combine a number of sectors (financial restoration, safety, peacebuilding).

2. Goal

Based mostly within the DRC WANALA Regional Workplace in Dakar, throughout the division of multi-country operations, the Grant Administration and Multi-Nation Operations Specialist will share its workforce between grant administration function and help to the multi-country operations carried out throughout the Area. She/he’ll share the time equally between the 2 portfolios, although that is a median allocation, that means that the time devoted to every portfolio will probably be versatile and rely on the calls for and prioritised information.

Grant Administration

The Specialist will handle an environment friendly and well timed grant administration for the initiatives being carried out and/ or coordinated by the WANALA itself. S/He’ll guarantee the event and high quality overview of multi-country donor proposals and reviews lined by the WANALA.

Multi-country operations

The Specialist will monitor the multi-country initiatives implementation. S/He will even contribute to create tailor-made communication and advocacy merchandise, and help within the group of regional inner and exterior program occasions.

The Specialist will probably be a part of the Division supervising multi-country grants and operations and can work intensively with the Programme in addition to the Help Companies (particularly its Finance Division).

3. Duties

Beneath the administration of the Regional Tasks Supervisor (RPM), the Grant Administration and Multi-Nation Operations Specialist may have the next actions and duties:

Grant Administration:

  • Maintain monitor on and coordinate donor reporting schedule and necessities, as stipulated within the numerous donor contracts, by the preparation of the Rolling motion plan making certain all related workers are conscious of their obligations
  • Guarantee common updating of DRC’s grants administration instrument (through DRC Dynamics)
  • Oversee, coordinate, and consolidate the well timed drafting of donor reviews and venture proposals with program workers
  • Make sure the follow-up of contractual and official data and correspondence for the related grants
  • In coordination with related workers, contribute to design, preserve, and inform inner procedures, programs and instruments to facilitate DRC compliance with contractual obligations to donors, together with concerning communications
  • Contribute to gather and centralise data on new funding alternatives, requires proposals and donor pointers.


  • Make sure the monitoring, and contribute to the overview and revision of the multi- nation initiatives, together with of the venture administration instruments such because the budgets, workplans and venture targets
  • Contribute to the organisation and implementation of venture actions held by the Regional Workplace
  • Contribute to the overview and/or improvement of multi-country donor, program or companions’ reviews, price range and amendments, in coordination with the regional and nation groups, companions and in response to priorities outlined with the RPM;
  • Work with the RPM to make sure regional report workflows and deadlines are adopted by groups and companions ;
  • Take part within the organisation of kick-off and closure conferences for regional initiatives, regional venture evaluations and exterior occasions ;
  • Draft and/or overview communication and advocacy merchandise primarily based on data from nation / regional groups and companions in response to priorities outlined with the RPM;
  • Make sure the compliance to DRC and donors’ communication pointers;
  • Present help in liaising and coordinating with programme and help DRC groups at regional workplace and in nation workplaces to facilitate the implementation of multi-country initiatives
  • Handle follow-up of contractual and official data and correspondence with donor, solely when required ;
  • In coordination with related workers, design, preserve and inform inner procedures, programs and instruments to facilitate DRC compliance with contractual obligations to donors.
  • Contribute to the mapping and vetting of companions and to the administration of partnerships within the Multi-Nation Operations Division

4. Required {Qualifications}

  • Put up-graduate diploma/ College Diploma (Bachelor or Grasp) in Worldwide Improvement/Improvement Research, Worldwide Relations, Economics, Political Science/Public Affairs, Enterprise Administration or Administration, or one other related subject is required ;
  • Min. 2 years’ expertise in a global group in grant administration, reporting administration and/or operational administration;
  • Confirmed expertise in creating initiatives with humanitarian and improvement support donors.
  • Robust organizational abilities;
  • Potential to handle a number of and competing priorities, meet demanding deadlines, and work underneath strain in unstable safety environments.
  • Glorious communication, interpersonal and influencing abilities with a well-developed potential to inspire and persuade at excessive ranges ;
  • Full skilled fluency in French language (70% of the skilled communication on this place will probably be accomplished in French, together with nearly all of the communication throughout the WARO) ;
  • Skilled Proficiency (written and spoken) in English (30% of the skilled communication on this place will probably be in English) ;
  • Understanding of the completely different contexts of the West Africa Area ;
  • Glorious Laptop Abilities (MS Workplace, Web) and a sophisticated proficiency in Excel are required.

5. Required Abilities & Qualities

  • On this place, you might be anticipated to display DRC’ 5 core competencies:

. Striving for excellence: You give attention to reaching outcomes whereas making certain an environment friendly course of

. Collaborating: You contain related events and encourage suggestions

. Taking the lead: You’re taking possession and initiative whereas aiming for innovation

. Speaking: You pay attention and communicate successfully and truthfully

. Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and selling the best requirements of moral {and professional} conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, together with safeguarding towards sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment

  • Potential to work in a multinational and multicultural surroundings
  • Proactivity, with a sound dedication to teamwork and with a spirit of real collaboration
  • Glorious communication abilities, in addition to persistence and politeness, are required
  • Multi-tasking and Organizational abilities are needed
  • Adaptable and Versatile
  • Confirmed analytical and important considering abilities
  • Exemplary sense of ethics within the office
  • Workforce-oriented & good humorousness

6. Basic Rules

The worker shall observe :

  • DRC rules on security, well being, COVID-19 norms and hygiene
  • The Code of Conduct and all moral pointers, together with the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework
  • Guidelines for the usage of the DRC guesthouse, which is a working lodging

As well as :

  • Worker mustn’t interact in some other paid exercise through the DRC contract interval with out prior authorization
  • Worker mustn’t interact in any exercise that might hurt DRC or the implementation of any venture through the DRC contract interval
  • Worker mustn’t give interviews to the media or publish project-related images or different materials with out prior authorization
  • Worker shall return all borrowed gear for the venture to DRC after the top of the contract interval or upon request

7. Utility Course of

Are you ? Then apply for this place on-line**:** All candidates should ship a cowl letter and an up to date CV (now not than 4 pages). Each have to be in English**.**

DRC encourages all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of. DRC supplies equal alternative in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the premise of race, intercourse, coloration, faith, sexual orientation, age, marital standing or incapacity.

Time limit for functions: 16 April 2024. Purposes submitted after this date is not going to be thought-about.

Because of the urgency of the place, DRC has the precise to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline.

DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you may be becoming a member of a world workforce of round 8000 workers in 40 nations. We pleasure ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, affect & experience

  • Humanitarian method & the work we do

  • Goal, meaningfulness & personal contribution

  • Tradition, values & robust management

  • Truthful compensation & steady improvement

    DRC’s capability to make sure the safety of and help to refugees, IDP’s and different individuals of concern relies on the flexibility of our workers to uphold and promote the best requirements of moral {and professional} conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, together with safeguarding towards sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and complete background checks as a part of the recruitment course of.

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    Danish Refugee Council is an equal alternative employer and we think about all candidates no matter race, age, potential, ethnicity, nationality, faith, gender id, sexual orientation, or marital standing. We’ve got a powerful ambition to additional improve the variety of our workforce and our purpose is to attain 50% gender stability and not less than 50% illustration of nationwide workers in administration roles. We acknowledge the significance of fostering a various and inclusive workforce to efficiently obtain our organizational targets and positively affect the communities we serve.

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