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  • Posted: Jan 14, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 17, 2020
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    Deloitte Consulting is a leading provider of innovative development solutions to U.S. and international donors, foundations, governments, and Fortune 500 companies. With member firm presence in more than 150 countries, we bring the power of a global firm and leverage our immense technical expertise and firm capabilities to bring integrated approaches to US A...
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    Francophone Grant Manager - Porticus Africa

    Description

    We are looking for a French-speaking (this is a mandatory requirement) Grant Manager for our team in Nairobi. This position focuses mainly on generating education projects and programmes, with a particular focus on child protection and whole child development, in Francophone Africa regions. Experience in DR Congo is mandatory. The position reports to the Regional Director.

    Requirements

    • Is responsible for grant making in regions and/or thematic areas.
    • Identifies opportunities for innovative regional projects and programmes and clearly articulates the expected outcomes.
    • Monitors developments in the field to identify emerging trends, needs, gaps and opportunities.
    • Develops regional programme concept notes and proposals and contributes to the development of concept notes within thematic areas.
    • Is a strong networker, takes partners’ relationships to the next level to shape future programming; engages with new partners of various profiles.
    • Builds and manages network of implementing partners and grantees, initiates screening of potential grantees.
    • Assesses suitability of grant applications in alignment with project and/or programme development; ensures adherence to the corresponding workflow processes; ensures compliance to due diligence and protection policies.
    • Conducts and reviews progress reports and impact evaluations and monitors use of grant funds.
    • Evaluates impact, shares results and learnings internally and externally and applies learning for course-correction and future programmes.
    • Contributes to interregional engagement and collaboration by actively supporting Porticus as a Learning Organisation, by sharing knowledge and experiences.

    Candidates will be required to;

    • Be fluent written and oral French and English (mandatory requirement).
    • Experience in DR Congo.
    • Master’s degree
    • At least 8-10 years of relevant professional experience in grant making within philanthropy or development in Francophone Africa. At least 5 years of this experience should be with an international foundation or NGO.
    • Strong and relevant networks and contacts, as well as a broad background with comprehensive understanding of program design and development, systems, networking and community change.
    • Strong and proven interest in Education with a strong focus on Whole Child Development and Child Protection.
    • Experience with monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) and experience using M&E systems is a major plus.
    • A flexible, adaptive and collaborative attitude; team player; works well within an international matrix environment.
    • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
    • Strong analytical skills, fast learner.

    Additional Information;

    • The position is based in our regional office in Nairobi, Kenya. Applicants must (be able to) live and work there, but may have a nationality other than Kenyan.
    • The Position is need to be filled urgently.
    • Reference checks are a final step of the hiring procedure.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Deloitte Consulting on apply.workable.com to apply
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