Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Grants Management Specialist

Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Description

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 communication material.

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

Geographic scope: Country (Myanmar) This role has a country-wide focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the country by all programme and support teams. The role contributes to the development of country programme and Project Management strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage reporting workflows and processes between programme and support teams, Senior Leadership, and HQ to ensure the timely and quality development and review of reports.

  • Coordinate and support the development and finalization of high-quality, timely reports for donors, partners, and government on programme 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.

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

  • Support the Grants Management Coordinator and Head of Programmes with the development of programme strategy and/or drafting of position papers and other related initiatives leveraging evidence from programmes.

  • Support the Grants Management Coordinator and Head of Programmes in ensuring sound project cycle management across the country portfolio

  • 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.

  • Serve as main gatekeeper of donor compliance for all portfolios, providing operational guidance to programme teams based on donors’ rules and regulations.

  • 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 programme MEAL staff to ensure best practice Monitoring and Reporting of programme activities.

  • Increase visibility and ensure leadership positioning through developing Strategic Communication materials, such as sector profiles, impact reports, programme briefings and other relevant pieces.

  • Correctly use DRC Dynamics functionalities in area of concern

  • Perform any other relevant tasks as requested by Line Manager (Head of Programmes)

  • At least 3 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 Level: G2, 1325,000 MMK- 1611,700 MMK per month Further information  You are welcome to contact Marie-Galante Person; marie-galante.person@drc.ngo for further information on the position. For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.dk Application and CV   Interest? Click APPLY FOR POSITION button. Please send your application, in English, no later than Friday, 24th July 2020.  CV only applications will not be considered. We only accept applications sent online. (Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and shortlisted candidates may be contacted for interview/an offer made before the advertised closing date) If you have a strong profile, we may contact you regarding other similar vacancies within the Myanmar programme.   Please write to job@drc.dk, if you experience problems with your online application.
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