Grants Coordinator NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:      Grants Coordinator
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About NRC:
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.
Job Summary: The Grants
Coordinator will coordinate the pre-award planning, organization, and preparation,
and the post-award administration of various grants assigned to NRC Uganda. The
incumbent will also interact with stakeholders to ensure that grants are in
compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements and provide
guidance and support to stakeholders in the identification and development of
grant opportunities.
Key Duties and
Oversee the planning and preparation of grant
proposals .
Act as the primary liaison between potential
donors and NRC.
Prepare and compile all components of each grant
submission, ensuring that the proposal is formatted, packaged, and submitted in
accordance with donor requirements.
Advise and/or assist as appropriate in the
design, formatting and preparation of grant documentation, to include creation
of computerized statistical summaries and/or graphics.
Develop and maintain specialized databases and
systems for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, and related
statistical information; create and distribute standard and special reports,
summaries, and analyses, as required.
Develop and maintains a documentation of
reference documentation, including such information as donor requirements and
forms, and other pertinent material.
Provide advice and guidance on the application
of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures; .
Regularly monitor and coordinate the
administration of post-award grants to ensure that budgeting and administrative
policies, procedures, and donor requirements are being followed; manages administrative
problems and/or budget changes occuring during the awarded granting period.
Maintains currency of knowledge of grant funding
policies, regulations, and procedures; disseminate and/or presents changes to
departments and advise on the implementation of changes, and on the impact of
changes on funded operations.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Grants Coordinator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
social sciences, Development studies, Project Planning and Management and other
related field of Education from an accredited institution
A minimum of four years’ experience that can be
demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description
Previous exposure and experience in Project
Proposal writing, donor relations, reporting preferably with INGOs.
Demonstrated successful Proposal writing
Working knowledge of grant funding policies and
procedures and applicable regulations.
Knowledge funding sources and mechanisms.
Broad knowledge of budgeting and fiscal
management principles and procedures.
Ability to develop and produce grants and other
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
Ability to make administrative/procedural
decisions and judgments.
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council
should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational
values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of
the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 20th November 2016
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