CCSD seeks qualified candidates for the position of
Vacancy: GRANT MANAGER
Based in: Beirut, Lebanon or Gaziantep, Turkey or Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.
Key responsibilities of this position include set-up and oversight of grant management systems and procedures, ensuring compliance with all donor guidelines and regulations, donor communication and coordination, oversight of donor reporting, oversight of sub-grant awards and supporting staff with project start-up / close-out as well as compliance. This work must ensure that donor expectations are met and that programs are successfully implemented.
We look forward to adding a 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.
CCSD offers a stimulating professional environment and the opportunity to work with a network of dedicated and committed professionals. CCSD’s budget is currently over $2.5 million, with roughly 5 medium to large grants from international governments and private foundations constituting the majority of income.
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 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’s work takes place across the region, including locations Syria, Turkey, Lebanon and Iraq. Nearly 40 percent of CCSD’s more than 80 staff members are women, and women are included at the highest levels of decision-making.
CCSD promotes Syrian-led solutions from the grassroots up by empowering community leaders, both female and male; supporting local conflict resolution efforts; encouraging transparent local governance and citizen engagement; and supporting independent media. CCSD connects grassroots leaders with high level international decision-makers to strengthen the peace process and Syria’s future.
Ideal candidates for this position will:
What we offer
Employment may begin as soon as a candidate is hired and continue for a period of up to one year with possible extension for a longer period. Salary will be commensurate with experience, based on a 35-hour work week. The Grant Manager is a member of CCSD’s Development Department will be line managed by the Development Director, based in Beirut, Lebanon. The Grant Manager will work closely with staff throughout the region, and must be comfortable conducting meetings and work remotely. Occasional travel throughout the region may be required.
Please apply before 6:00 PM Wednesday 28 March 2018. Both a letter of motivation and resume must be submitted in English to CCSD via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use subject line “Vacancy: Grant Manager”.