Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Concern has been working in Turkey since August 2013. We are currently looking for an experienced and qualified Grants Officer based in Sanliurfa.
Job Title: Grants Officer
Line Manager: Grants Manager
Working closely with: Programme Officers, counterparts at Partner organizations, Systems and Finance departments
Job Status: Fixed term – 1 year (extendable)
Job Grade: D
Job Purpose: The Grants and Compliance Officer will support the Grants Manager to manage affairs with grants recipients in accordance with Concern’s policies and procedures. The Grants Officer will contribute to the identification and assessment of grants recipients.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Regularly update capacity building plans for grants recipients and support in monitoring the progress.
- Actively participate in designing and delivering trainings and other capacity building activities for grants recipients.
- Provide support in project cycle management, including development of proposals, budgets, and work plans.
- Read and develop understanding of project activities and targets.
- Review monthly narrative reports and share your notes with concerned officials as guided by the line manager.
- Support the Program Managers to manage activities according to agreed guidelines and processes.
- Work closely with Concern’s technical focal points to respond to queries from the grant recipients.
- Work closely with Concern’s MEAL team to support grant recipients monitoring and evaluation capacity and work under the grants.
- Ensure that grants recipients are operating in compliance with relevant regulations and line with donor and Concern regulations for HR process, Financial management and reporting as well as matters related with procurement of goods and services.
- Work closely with relevant technical departments to review grant recipient policies and provide advice as necessary.
- Adhere to and promote the standards outlined in Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies to partners’ teams and beneficiaries, and be committed to provide a safe working environment.
- Other tasks as directed by the line manager.
Minimum Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, development studies, sociology or other relevant discipline
- 2 years’ relevant grants management (partnership) experience
- Experience of designing and delivering organization development capacity building
- Excellent English and Turkish languages skills
- Familiarity with logistics, HR, Finance, and administrative processes of major donors
- Good report writing skills
- Proven experience of networking
Preference will be given to candidates who have:
- Ability to work independently in a systematic and organized manner
- Ability to work as team player with a can-do attitude
- Commitment to beneficiary accountability and humanitarian principles
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments effectively with attention to details
- Ability to deliver trainings and motivated to develop skills of others
- Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined Concern Code of Conduct and associated policies
- Proven experience of networking
If you feel that your qualifications and experience match our requirements, and you share a commitment to Concern’s values, please send both a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.
Please note, both CV and cover letter should be in English and the role you are applying for set out clearly in the email subject-header
Equal opportunities: Concern values diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, class, caste or religion.
- Please mention the position applied for in the email subject-header
- Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview
- Application Closing Date: 01.10.2020
Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organizational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organization, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.
We are an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries.
We work in partnership with the very poorest people in these countries, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using our knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local, national and international level that can significantly reduce extreme poverty. In 2015, we positively impacted the lives of 22.5 million people.