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A Grants and Reporting Manager - Amman, Jordan


Duration : 12 months
Start date : 15/08/2018

Our work in Jordan  Salary & Benefits


General description of the position

With a team of 12 international employees and more than 100 national colleagues, ACF Jordan office manages a portfolio of projects for more than 9 million €, in response to the Syria crisis in Northern and Eastern Jordan. The donors range vary from institutional funds (UNICEF / MADAD) to bilateral agreements (AFD / GIZ / Taiwan). To support the three operational bases, the coordination office is based in Amman.

With the support of the Deputy Country Director-Programs, you will lead and follow up on the tactical elements of donor relations and project cycle management for Action Against Hunger’s programmes in Jordan for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian households, in conformity with Action Against Hunger and international standards and national policies.


Main responsabilities

The main priorities  to address in the first three to six months in post are:

  • Autonomously spearhead all institutional donor report development and finalisation for all projects implemented independently by Action Against Hunger as well as those conducted in partnership / consortium (either as the lead agency or as a sub-grant recipient) 
  • Independently coordinate the drafting and finalisation of all concept note and proposal submission packages, ensuring that project design is presented in an evidence-based manner, aligned to donor priorities and Action Against Hunger's strategies, and drafted within the frame of a gender analysis, as the team in Jordan is currently moving toward becoming compliant with Action Against Hunger's Gender Minimum Standards; 
  • Monitor and follow      up on potential donor compliance issues, being proactive in management and      organisation for transparency, institutional knowledge retention, audit      preparation

Do you fit the requested profile ?

You hold an advanced degree in international development or other relevant fields and have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising and donor relations in the development and humanitarian aid sectors. 

Knowledge regarding Gender Minimum Standards will be an asset. To be a qualified candidate, you must possess strong interpersonal skills, autonomous, flexible and challenge seeking. You are recognized for your communication skills, diplomacy and ability to adapt all type of interlocutors. 

Fluency in English is mandatory as well as excellent writing skills. 


Work context

Jordan mission is a dynamic mission rapidly growing; with large scale WaSH and Livelihoods projects being implemented in host communities and refugees’ camp, Mental Health sector is being now developed. Country strategy combines emergency and development projects to address needs of Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian in a holistic approach.


Security, working and living conditions:

Jordan is considered as a stable country where security conditions enable a safe implementation of the projects.

Amman is a pleasant city where you may have a good social life as well as weekend trips outside the city. Access to certain areas is limited and female staffs cannot walk alone in the street after 10pm. 


To know more about Jordan:

The ACF’s blog where you can find further information:

http://blog.actioncontrelafaim.org/live-blog/moyen-orient/jordanie-live-blog/ (in French)




Manager word:

If you enjoy taking up new challenges, are solution-oriented, have a zeal for programme integration, and are committed to gender equity, join the team! 


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