Syria – A Grants and Knowledge Manager

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Job title

Syria – A Grants and Knowledge Manager



Place (town/region)


Employee status


Type of contract

Fixed Term Contract

Expected start date


Duration of mission

6 months

Position summary


The worsening of the situation in Syria over the past 8 years has led to massive population displacement inside and outside Syria.

Continued humanitarian assistance is required in terms of health, food, NFIs, shelter, WaSH, education and livelihoods in order to improve the living conditions of the estimated 13.5 million people in need in Syria (OCHA, 2017). The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), RC/RC movement, UN Agencies, national NGOs and INGOs are providing relief to the crisis-affected Syrian population all over the 14 Governorates.


The Grant and Knowledge Manager will work under the supervision of the Deputy head of mission for Programs and in coordination with the Information and data officers regarding grant management, reporting. The position will also be focused on data analysis in order to inform evidence based programming demonstrated in concept notes and proposals.

Main activities

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy head of mission for Programs, and supervising the Grant Officer, the Grant and knowledge Manager will be responsible for:

  1. Grant management, including concept note and full proposal development
  2. Reporting for all internal and external purposes

Data management and analysis to inform evidence based programming, including capitilization of good practices.

Required profile


BA/S or equivalent in social science, program management, international development  or other humanities based degree.


At least 2 years of experience in projects development/implementation, grants writing (concept note and proposal), and the analysis and inclusion of data and M&E for these.

and skills

Experience with US, EU and UN donors for reporting and proposal requirements

Previous experience of concept note and proposal development, notably by collecting and compiling necessary inputs (inclusive of data) from program staff and partners

Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methodologies

Ensure compliance with donor guidelines in all donor reporting

Ability to produce written communication pieces of success stories and best practice


Excellent command in writing and editing documents in English

Excellent command in writing and editing documents in Arabic

Good command of spoken and written French

Proposed terms


Fixed-Term Contract: 6 months

Starting date: September 2019

Monthly Gross Income: from 1 815 to 2 145 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI


Cost covered:  Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…

Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation

Housing in collective accommodation

Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)


Break Policy  : 5 working days at 2,4, 6, 8 and 10 months + break allowance

Paid Leaves Policy  : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

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Person in charge of this offer

In charge

Pauline Gallay , Chargée de Ressources Humaines Expatriées

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