Job Opportunity in Jordan as a Grants Coordinator with IRC

Date limite : 15 oct. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: International Rescue Committee

Spécialités: Lettres Sciences Humaines

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Job Opportunity in Jordan as a Grants Coordinator with IRC

IRC offers a job opportunity in Jordan to work as a grants coordinator. Based in Amman, Jordan, the IRC grants coordinator will work with the Deputy Director of Programs (DDP) to maintain quality grants coordination for all country program grants. Reporting to the DDP, you will work closely in this job with all departments and staff including program coordinators, finance, and operations on compliance, donor regulations, business development and reporting. The grants coordinator will supervise a small team of grants managers and officers. The IRC grants coordinator will liaise with all program and operational units of IRC Jordan and the Middle East Regional office as well as IRC’s NY headquarters and the IRC office in London.  


You must have:

  • Advanced degree in international studies/development or bachelor’s degree with significant grants management experience and superior writing skills.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated field-based experience with grants management including significant experience working with sub-grantee partners to build their capacity to access and account for resources and experience working in relief and development contexts a plus.
  • Excellent writing skills and experience in writing proposals/concept notes.
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of PRM, DFID, UNHCR, UNICEF, SIDA, SV, EU/ECHO and other donor rules and regulations.
  • Proven competency with program design, M&E, proposal writing (including logical frameworks) and building budgets.
  • Excellent management and coordination skills.
  • Solid ability to provide team-building, coaching, and development for staff as well as encourage cross-functional collaboration and cooperation.
  • Superior understanding of the challenges facing partner organizations in access to and management of sub-grants, incorporating robust capacity-building in all sub-award programs.
  • Ability to work independently while being a strong team player.
  • Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent IRC at forums and with donors.
  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills including coaching, mentoring and managing teams
  • Politically astute, with well-developed diplomatic and negotiating skills.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills, with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong commitment to IRC’s vision, mission and core values.
  • Professional fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Fluency in Arabic is strongly preferred but not required.

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of:

  1. Coordinate the proposal development process by creating proposal calendars, following up with all relevant staff members to receive timely inputs, consolidating inputs and ensuring coherence with proposed budgets, and submitting to technical advisors for review Under the leadership of the DDP.
  2. Lead on the organization and follow-up of grant opening meetings, monthly grant review meetings, and grant close out meetings in collaboration with the deputy directors, HR Lead, finance controller, and program and partnership staff.
  3. Ensure quality information management related to grants by overseeing the regular maintenance of grant files, reporting calendars, and updating of internal IRC documentation and grant unit tools and maintain proper records of all grants.
  4. Act as a focal point in facilitating proposal and donor report reviews and approvals by technical advisors and other relevant persons at HQ (including maintaining Opportunity Tracking Information System--OTIS).
  5. Work closely with compliance staff on issues related to compliance with donor rules and regulations.
  6. Assist senior management in donor liaison and communication as requested.
  7. Work with the program and operations teams to support the development of new projects and the preparation process and writing of superior quality proposals.
  8. Assist the DDP to align new proposals to the country Strategy Action Plan (SAP).
  9. Liaise with NY grants units, technical units and IRC UK to ensure proposals meet internal standards and are donor compliant.
  10. Communicate with field sites in order to work directly with program staff on the development and writing of proposals and to regularly visit IRC program activities.
  11. In coordination with DDP cultivate donor relationships nationally and for specific target regions.
  12. Track upcoming opportunities by priority sector.
  13. Provide a measurable development plan including on-the-job learning with the aim of strengthening technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing guidance on career paths.
  14. Promote and monitor staff care, well-being and self-care; approve and manage all time, attendance and leave requests to ensure adequate departmental coverage.
  15. Develop a detailed capacity building plan for the grants department with regular training (minimum quarterly).
  16. Identify top performing national staff and prioritize these staff for capacity building and mentoring investment.
  17. Build the capacity of key program staff in grants management including reporting, compliance, proposal development, compliance etc. through regular training.


IRC is offering this job as fully accompanied for the successful candidate and accompanying dependents including rest and relaxation leave, home leave, education allowance, housing, water, electricity, internet connectivity, and other generous benefits. Modern amenities (health care, international schools, etc.) are readily available.

About IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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