International Rescue Committee Grants Officer Job in Hagadera, Kenya

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Grants Officer – Hagadera
Sector: Grants  
Location: Kenya 
Employee Type: Regular 
Employee Category: Full Time
Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator and with technical support from the Grants Manager, the Grants Officer will support Hagadera Field Office in overseeing the grants management processes and documentation.


Key Responsibilities

The assistant  will:

  • Coordinate the report review process by receiving, consolidating, reviewing and submitting the donor reports to Technical Coordinators (TCs) or Grants Manager.
  • Support the Field Coordinator in tracking funding opportunities, including calls for funding, progress of proposals, submission deadlines, financing available.
  • Coordinate the preparation of timely and quality programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal IRC requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
  • Support the Programme Managers in preparing and reviewing spending plans and work plans as per the grants calendar.
  • Assist the Programme Managers in tracking the budgets expenditures and commitments in line with the approved spending plans and the work plan.
  • Facilitate the Grant opening and closure meetings and follow up on action points/comments.
  • Facilitate monthly BvA review meetings and circulate minutes.
  • Support the Programmes in documenting and sharingcase studies/ success stories internally through Darubini, Fact sheets e.t.c
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Field Coordinator.
Key Result Areas

Contribute to efficient programs and grants management including proposal development, reporting and grants monitoring roles.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social work / International development / Communication- master’s degree would be an added advantage.
  • Good analytical and report writing skills.
Required Experience & Competencies:
  • Flexibility at work
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Team player
  • Computer literacy- Microsoft  Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Previous work experience in similar humanitarian setting is desirable     
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  
International allowances are not available for this position. 
Salary and other benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.
How to Apply
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