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21-063: Grants Administration and Reporting Manager
Country:South Sudan
Department:Grants Management
  
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Job Purpose

The Grants Administration and Reporting Manager is responsible for ensuring compliance with general donor regulations, grant specific requirements, donor communication, reports, as well as a range of regular and ad hoc reports and communication tools used for both internal and external dissemination of information. Additionally, this position will ensure that all information and data collected from the field is compiled, documented, analyzed and reported in a results-based and timely manner for country program mission internal purposes and as per donor requirements. The position will support training and development of IMC staff and partners to improve and standardize reporting and proposal development. S/he is also responsible to develop high quality communication products, highlighting IMC program activities for external audiences

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Grants Information Management

  • In coordination with the Deputy Country Director - Programs and MEAL Manager/Specialist, ensure timely compilation of program and project data to comply with internal, donor, and sector coordination reporting requirements by deadline;
  • Support the development and drafting of concept notes, full proposals, modification requests, and supporting documents according to the program management tool;
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of grants, donor compliance, and budget conditions and status;
  • Provide assistance in preparation of budgets and in the analysis and evaluation grant performance and budget burn rates in coordination with program and finance personnel;
  • Assist program senior management reviewing Pipelines to address and escalate any projected underspend; as well as projected inabilities to meet contractual obligations;
  • Organize and participate in grant kick off, grant review and grant closeout meetings and provide advisory assistance to program staff;
  • Maintain grants filing system for all country program grants, including agreements, proposals, revisions, reports, etc; This includes saving them on IMC’s Sharepoint and sharing them with IMC colleagues at mission and HQ level.
  • Conduct regular review, with the project teams and HQ, of contract delivery and performance against indicators (project and contract indicators);
  • Maintain a broad and deep understanding of donor policies, regulations and procedures and build this knowledge among programs and operations team members;
  • Liaise with in-country, regional and headquarters on grant management activities, including ad hoc requests for information and updates;
  • Compile and respond to information requests from all IMC HQ offices.

 Reporting

  • Assist in donor relations; participate in calls with IMC’s donors, represent IMC country mission at donor meetings as required; and communicate relevant priorities to donors and internal business development;
  • Ensure tools and processes are adequate and in place for purpose to collect relevant quantitative and qualitative information required for reporting to a range of stakeholders;
  • Develop standard reporting templates and tools that will support improved narrative, log frame and financial reporting;
  • Provide regular situation analysis (security, political, media, from other agencies/actors), regarding humanitarian needs and data collection from program activities;
  • Support the development of communication tools (for internal and external use), including maps, case studies, and info graphics;
  • Provide editing and quality assurance of all internal and external reports for review by the Management prior to dissemination;
  • Support program team and local partners in activities reporting through the capacity building trainings, development of standardized information and reporting tools;
  • Maintain a donor-reporting schedule and share with relevant staff on a timely basis;
  • Support information flow from the field, regionally and with headquarters.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.


Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Qualifications:
  • Typically, a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, International Development and/or in a relevant field of study. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate

 Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant and progressive experience in related field, including at least 3 years of experience with an international humanitarian organization;
  • Experience writing proposals and managing information related to large-scale program development and/or emergency response;
  • Experience and understanding of institutional donor policies, guidelines, strategies and reporting to donors (USAID, OFDA, BPRM, UN, UNHCR, OCHA, ECHO, DFID);
  • International experience and strong understanding of country context of assignment;
  • Demonstrated analytical, motivational, communication, project conceptualization and planning skills;
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, ability to lead and coordinate processes across a number of departments;

Competency

  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, meet demanding deadlines and work under pressure in unstable security environments;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently;
  • Excellent inter-personal, cultural and diplomatic skills;
  • Ability to effectively present information (both written and verbally) and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government;
  • Outstanding organizational and self-motivation skills;
  • Excellent ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced and constantly changing environment;
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well;
  • Be creative and possess the ability to work with limited resources;
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively;

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.