The Center for Civil Society and Democracy seeks a qualified candidate for the position of
The Centre for Civil Society and Democracy (CCSD) seeks a Grant Manager to be based in Washington D.C.
Key responsibilities of this position include set-up and oversight of grant management systems and procedures, particularly monitoring and administration of all sub-recipients, including compliance, payments, reporting, and evaluation. Key responsibilities also include supporting staff with project start-up and close-out, ensuring compliance with all donor guidelines and regulations, donor communication and coordination, oversight of donor reporting, and oversight of sub-grant awards. This work must ensure that donor expectations are met and that programs are successfully implemented. The successful candidate will also support office administration (such as purchasing).
We look forward to adding a full-time, detail-oriented and thorough member to our team, who has the ability to meticulously oversee a number of ongoing projects while maintaining a collaborative and communicative approach. The Grant Manager must be flexible and adaptable, responding to needs as they arise while still meeting all deadlines. They also must be capable of creating and running user-friendly systems and must have excellent knowledge of international donor requirements and standards.
The Center for Civil Society and Democracy in Syria (CCSD) is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to educate the American public about the efforts of non-violent moderate Syrian civic leaders who are working to strengthen civil society and democracy in Syria, and to provide support to sustainable peace-and-democracy-building activities in Syrian communities. To fulfil this mission, CCSD partners with different local organizations, particularly those groups participating in the civil society networks established by CCSD and its partner the Center for Civil Society and Democracy (CCSD).
CCSD was founded in December 2011 by a group of Syrian civil society activists with the aim of supporting sustainable and long term Syrian-led movements for peace, justice and democracy in Syria. CCSD is an independent, non-governmental Syrian non-profit organization with a mission to support and strengthen civil society and democracy and promote the values of freedom, justice and coexistence. CCSD works on empowering Syrian women leadership and participation; civil society capacity development; good governance; peacebuilding, transitional justice, conflict mitigation, and independent media. CCSD’s work takes place in Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraqi Kurdistan.
CCSD is an equal opportunities employer and offers a stimulating professional environment and the opportunity to work with a network of dedicated and committed professionals.
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Employment may begin as soon as a candidate is hired and continue for a period of up to one year (January 2019 to December 31, 2019) with possible extension for a permanent position.
Salary will be commensurate with experience based on a 35-hour work week.
The Grant Manager is a member of CCSD and will be line managed by the Office Manager. The Grant Manager will work closely with sub-recipients throughout Turkey and Lebanon, and must be comfortable conducting meetings and work remotely. Occasional travel throughout the region may be required.
Please apply before midnight (EST), January 9, 2019. Both a letter of motivation and resume must be submitted in English to CCSD via e-mail to email@example.com. Please use subject line “Vacancy: Grant Manager”.