The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Grants Coordinator for our country operation in Palestine. The purpose of the Grants Coordinator position is to provide essential grant management support to the Head of Programmes in delivering quality programs in line with the NRC country strategy in Palestine.
The activities of NRC in Palestne include four of NRC's core competencies: ICLA, Education, WASH and Shelter, across four prefectures. NRC also maintains a rapid, integrated emergency response capacity.
Reports to:Head of Programme
Duration and type of contract:Open ended
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
Role and responsibilities
The purpose of the Grants Coordinator position is to provide essential grant management support to HoP in delivering quality programmes in line with the NRC CO strategy and PoA.
The following is a brief description of the role.
Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents (including through the grants database - forthcoming)
Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality control
Contribute to the development and revision of funding proposals, budgets and donor reports
Be updated on donor priorities and track and share relevant calls for proposals
Document, analyze, and share learning from proposal and reporting process, and compliance with donor rules and regulations
Contribute to continuously improving internal grant management systems
Provide an internal help-desk on donor related issues, including organize and deliver trainings in donor rules and regulations, as well as proposal and report writing
Coordinate the development and distribution of internal reports
Contribute to PCM trainings and usage of the NRC PCM frame work in the CO as delegated by the Head of Programme
Support external donor audits
Promote the rights of beneficiaries in line with the advocacy strategy
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
HoP, AMs, PMs, M&E, Finance, Log Manager
Grant Coordinators in other COs
Institutional Partnership Advisers
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:
a. Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
Between 3-5 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
Relevant experience from the project management in the humanitarian sector
Experience from working with humanitarian and development donors
Good understanding of donor rules and regulations
Skills and experience in report and proposal writing
Strong communication, coordination and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills (data and financial)
Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing interest
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
Above average computer skills
Planning and delivering results
Managing resources to optimize results
Handling insecure environments
You can apply using the following link for the online application: