Accountability And Donor Development Officer

Solidarités International

Clichy, France

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: Accounts and Finance

Do you already have experience in the humanitarian environment between Headquarters and the Field? Do you have a profile focused on aspects of compliance and accountability towards our external partners, donors and implementation partners? Do you have a strong appetite for interdepartmental coordination and relational commitment vis-à-vis our external partners?  

Come and join SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL's Subsidies & Implementation Partnerships (GIP) Management service for a few months!

Job environment:

Integrated within the Accountability and Partnership Development Department (RDP) whose primary mission is to ensure a high level of relationship, transparency and accountability, vis-à-vis our external partners, in the implementation of our humanitarian activities, the Grants Management & Implementing Partnerships (GIP) department is specifically responsible for:

Management of the implementation partnership cycle with the various SI operational partners
Management of the grant cycle for humanitarian projects with the organization's various public funders

Under the hierarchical responsibility of the GIP service manager and under the functional supervision of the geographical manager of the Bangladesh, Myanmar, South Sudan, Nigeria, Afghanistan desk, the CRDB has a strong link with the other services of the RDP department, which are: the External Audits Service ( SAE), the Institutional Cooperation Service (SCI) and the Private Partnerships Service (PPU), as well as with the entire desk team (particularly the Program Manager). The CRDB will also ensure the functional supervision of the Assistant Desk (co-supervision at headquarters), and of the Grant Managers in the field/ Reporting and Field Communication Officers.

Main duties of the position:

  • Coordination of all processes related to the management of donor grants and implementation partnerships
  • Support to the various countries of intervention in the development and monitoring of funding strategies
  • Ensuring compliance with donor rules for all grants and partnership agreements under its responsibility
  • Representation with donors in connection with the field teams, the geographical manager and the team of the institutional cooperation service (SCI) within the RDP as well as the private partnership team (PPU)

Job challenges:

  • Ensure continuity and rapid operationality on all the missions of the position
  • Strong ability to adapt to the tools and process of Solidarités International

Position of the position in the organization chart (hierarchical and functional relationships):

  • Under the hierarchical authority of the Head of the Grants Management and Implementation Partnerships Service within the RDP
  • Under the functional supervision of the Geographic Manager

Your Profile

  • Higher degree in Political Science, International Relations, International Development or equivalent
  • Mastery of the operation and rules of institutional donors, procedures and submission platforms
  • Proficiency in contract cycle management, project cycle and implementation partnership cycle.
  • Strong experience in project reporting/proposals with various donors and/or experience in project management funded by institutional donors
  • Humanitarian field experience required
  • Excellent writing skills (in French and English), analysis and synthesis.
  • Sufficient admin/financial knowledge to understand/read financial reports/budgets
  • Good planning, anticipation and coordination skills to meet deadlines and respond to internal and external requests
  • Good ability to prioritize. Adaptability and resistance to stress.
  • Great sense of diplomacy and work experience in an intercultural environment.
  • Team spirit, ability to federate and coordinate the members of a team without being the manager/hierarchical supervisor.