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Grants Officer - EU SEE LOT 2

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Last update: Jun 26, 2024 Last update: Jun 26, 2024


Deadline: Jul 8, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Home Based
Job type:Permanent position
English English
Work experience:Min 3 years
Date posted: Jun 25, 2024


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CIVICUS is part of a new Consortium – the European Union System for an Enabling Environment for Civil Society (EU SEE Lot 2) and will be responsible together with Consortium members to coordinate different funding mechanisms including an Emergency and Sudden Opportunity funding stream with partners from Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa and the Prevention and Pro-active Support mechanism that covers Sub-Saharan Africa, the America’s and the Caribbean.   

The Grants Officer will work very closely with the Project Coordinator and the finance and operations teams at CIVICUS to review funding proposals and applications for grants and oversee the administration of funds provided to partners. The Grants Officer will support the monitoring of implementation of grants provided under the EU SEE Flexible Support Mechanism (FSM).  They will support the processing of grants to recipients, support the process of accompanying grantees, monitoring and learning and develop timely financial and narrative reports.  The holder of this position will support the co-design and implementation of internal grant making processes, platforms and tools to strengthen coherence across CIVICUS and avoid duplication.

Key Requirements     

  • Degree in social sciences, finance or accounting economics, international relations or other related subject areas.
  • Minimum 3 -5 years working experience in civil society organization or related field, at least 2 years in a similar position
  • Fluency in verbal and written communication in English, additional language proficiency in Spanish, French and/or Arabic is an advantage
  • Experience in grant making to civil society and monitoring and evaluation of grants.
  • Experience with budgets and in doing financial and narrative reports.
  • Excellent IT skills, including experience with MS Office and Human Resource Information Systems.
  • Commitment to CIVICUS’s vision, mission, values and ways of working.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high-level administration to grant-making process.
  • Demonstrated meticulous attention to detail and respect for systems oversight.