Save The Children International recrute Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator


Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

The role

The Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator (RAC) will support the Head of Awards Management in WCA in leading grant management / support across the WCA region, with a major focus on reporting and analysis. He/she will play a key role in reinforcing the quality of awards reporting systems, processes and tools. He/she will support the awards team in the monitoring and analysis of submitted reports to members, and will provide oversight on donor reporting performance, awards close out and Key Performance Indicators

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Qualifications and experience

Master’s degree in Project Management / Business Administration or any other relevant area
3 to 5 years of experience at/or at least 2 years working in INGOs
Experience managing grants, contracts & sub agreements with knowledge of major funders’ guidelines (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA, SIDA etc.)
Skilled in the contractual obligations of key donors i.e. USAID, EU, Echo, DFID, OFDA etc. This individual would be continually remaining up-to-date with the changing requirements of the various donors and integrating these in quality reviews
Ability to perform grants portfolio analysis and support all routine technical aspects of grant management processes
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with thoughtful, accurate information
Experience in capacity building; coaching and delivering training at an individual and group level
Computer literate including working knowledge of MS Word, Excel
Proven ability to handle/priorities challenging and multi-tasked workload in complex working environment
Willingness to travel to Country Offices for support and capacity building purposes
Experience working in a regional &/or country offices with preference for experience in WCA
French and English speaking desirable.
The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

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Pays Afrique, Sénégal
Contrat CDD
Durée du contrat
Contract length:

12 months – National

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Date de fin de validité 21/06/2018

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