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  • Posted: Nov 10, 2016
    Deadline: Nov 13, 2016
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  • The Girl Generation is a social change communications initiative, providing a global platform for galvanising, catalysing and amplifying the Africa-led movement to end FGM. We promote and use social change communication to catalyse communities and individuals - to influence a change in the social norms that underpin the practice of FGM.
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    Assistant Grants Manager

    Responsibilities for the Assistant Grants Manager Job

    Grants Management

     

    • Ensure grantees hold and abide by child protection policies and The Girl Generation Do No Harm guidance
    • Provide administrative support for the whole grant-making cycle from application to archiving of files following grant finalisation for country portfolio.
    • Maintain accurate records throughout the grant-making cycle, following up on relevant information as and when required.
    • Regularly update the grants database to ensure it is accurate and complete, seeking further information from others if necessary.
    • Tracking and monitoring of awarded grants
    • Support the Grants Programme Manager in reporting on the programme to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Support the wider The Girl Generation team and grantees in collecting positive stories of change, sign posting grantees to relevant materials and manage these resources including updating the website on grantees.
    • Support the Grants Programme Manager in tracking relevant funding opportunities and mapping of donors

     

    Capacity Building and Learning

     

    • Support the capacity assessment and capacity building of grantee organisations on social change communication and organisational/ grants management.
    • Continuously support grantees in cross-learning from each other through The Girl Generation events, social media platforms and by other means.

     

    Monitoring and Evaluation of Grants

     

    • In collaboration with relevant Girl Generation staff, closely track and monitor awarded grants with the Nairobi based Finance Manager, Country Programme Officers, MEL Coordinator and the UK based Programme Manager.
    • Monitor the achievement of grants, documenting achievement of the grants and changes these contributed to in ending FGM.
    • Contribute to the design and support the implementation of reviews, mid-term or final evaluations.

     

    Assistant Grants Manager Job Qualifications

     

    • Significant demonstrated experience in grants management and compliance with donor regulations
    • Experience of working as part of an international organisation and providing reporting information
    • Fluency in French and English (written and oral) is essential
    • Experience in remote management of programmes is desirable
    • Experience in monitoring and evaluation is desirable
    • Understanding of African led activism, role of grassroots organisations, preferably on ending FGM

     

    Benefits

     

    For the right candidate, we offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to play a part in ending FGM.

    Method of Application

    To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Charlotte Langridge [email protected] . Candidates should state the role in the subject header. Closing date for applications is 13 November 2016. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and recruitment may be closed early if the right candidate is found, therefore early applications is advised.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.Options is an equal opportunities employer. Candidates are require to have the right to work in Kenya

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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