Danish Refugee Council is looking for a highly qualified Grants, M&E and Programme Support Officer in Djibouti
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an International, non-governmental organization, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world.
As part of its programmes in Djibouti, DRC wants to recruit for the following position:
1. Grants, M&E and Programme Support Officer (based in Djibouti Ville with frequent travels to the field).
Initial contract: 3 months renewable depending on both performance and funding.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:
Applications must be in English. Interested candidates should send a CV, a Cover letter and other supporting documents addressed to the DRC mail account: email@example.com.
Physical applications will not be considered for this position.
Deadline for applications is 20 October 2016 at 23:59.
For more information and full job descriptions, see below:
About the position:
The holder of this position will perform the functions of monitoring & evaluation, grants management, Programme support and reporting in order to enhance quality of service delivery, timely reporting and efficient follow up of grants and fundraising. In close cooperation with the Project Managers and the Area Manager, the Grants, M&E and Programme Support Officer is responsible for:
Duties and Responsibilities:
I. Monitoring &Evaluation :
Under supervision of Area Manager and in collaboration with the M&E Officer based in Addis, oversee the implementation and coordination of monitoring and evaluation activities in Djibouti as per work plans;
Establish and maintain monthly target tracking tools for all ongoing grants
Perform the M&E functions in data collection and analysis and reporting for amongst other assessments, post-distribution monitoring, surveys, and focus group discussions.
Conducting M&E exercises using pre-designed tools and/or design/review M&E tools in collaboration with Area Manager and the M&E Officer based in Addis.
Assist distribution teams in preparing monitoring tools to be used during distribution – distribution lists and type of assistance, ensure necessary data is collected on field-base level for analysis & reporting purposes;
Ensure that the field-base level activities are compliant with DRC accountability principles, including Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) guidelines.
II. Grants Management
With support from the Area Manager and Grants Coordinator in Addis:
Maintain and share with DRC teams the grants management tools, including monthly output tracker, donor portfolio table, and monthly rolling plan
Ensure all donor and internal reporting deadlines are met and preparations for reporting are performed in due time
Collect, review and edit donor and internal reports and ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements
Facilitate registration of projects implemented in Djibouti with relevant governmental bodies.
III. Programme Support
In collaboration with the Area Manager, represent DRC field activities and share updates at national-level cluster and other relevant inter-agency meetings, as required.
Represent the Programme staff based in the field in the weekly coordination meeting in Djibouti ville
Support Programmes / projects to ensure that implementation follows donor guidelines and expectations.
Assist in proposal development tasks; collect and draft or edit contributions and compile inputs from programme staff, technical advisors, and partners (if relevant) in line with the proposal development plan.
Information Management and Communication
Provide guidance on donor visibility to field offices, and act as focal point for the design of visibility materials for DRC in Djibouti.
Develop, in collaboration with field staff, weekly or bi monthly success stories/newsletters to be shared with external stakeholders and other DRC Ethiopia/Djibouti and Regional office.
Draft/ edit high-quality and timely internal and donor reports meeting donor and DRC requirements
Liaise with programmes, finance, and logistic departments on reporting and ensure deadlines and requirements are met
Prepare necessary tools with detailed requests for data provision (reporting templates, etc.).
Prepare quarterly and annual reports for the Djiboutian Government.
IV. Additional Duties :
Support the implementation of Programmes in the field if required.
Any other duties as agreed with the DRC Djibouti Area Manager
University/advanced degree in communication, humanitarian response, international development, law, social sciences or education.
Excellent analytical and writing skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships in a diverse workplace.
Willingness to live and work in a remote location with few facilities, or frequent travels across the country in case.
Experience working with M&E, Grants, general programming.
Experience with INGOs in Livelihoods, Protection or general programme management
Ability to work well under pressure.
Fluent in English and French.