Friday, July 19, 2013

Danish Refugee Council Job

The Danish Refugee Council has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997.
The last two years have seen growth and expansion of the programme portfolio thus a need to increase the support services capacity required by the various programme offices in order to maintain quality and accountability.
The DRC Regional Office in Nairobi is seeking a qualified candidate for the following position:

Regional Grants Officer

The Regional Grants Officer (RGO) will support the Grants Management team in ensuring high quality grants’ administration and compliance with both DRC and donor requirements.
Generally, the RGO will support the Regional Grants Manager (RGM) in regularly updating the Grants Management System database; facilitating set up of grants in centralized financial management system; review of reports for both external and internal use; and provide an oversight on the implementation of systems and procedures that are in compliance with both DRC and donor regulations.
Specifically, the RGO will support the RGM in the management and follow up of specific donor grants.


Masters degree from a recognized University in Political/Social Science, Development Studies or related areas;
At least two years’ work experience in humanitarian and development; programming with knowledge of project cycle management.
Knowledge of database use and management; Excellent writing and editing skills in English for external audiences (including governments and donors);
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
Knowledge of donor guidelines and reporting systems is an advantage but not a requirement
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications including a one-page cover letter together with their CV (not more than 4 pages) with contact details of three professional referees to

Please indicate the position applied for as the subject heading.
The closing date for receiving applications is July 26th, 2013.
For a complete job description with a full description of the position and position requirements, write to
Do not send applications to