Tostan recrute 01 Grants Project Officer
|Localisation||Dakar / Sénégal|
|Expiration||11 Mars 2019|
Description de l’offre
Position: Grants Project Officer
Tostan is a West Africa based international nonprofit headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. Our vision is “Dignity for all” and our mission is to inspire and empower communities to achieve their vision for sustainable development. We contribute to creating large scale movements for the respect of human rights leading to positive social transformation. Tostan’s core values are love, communities first, learning and innovation, partnership and dialogue, passion and pride in our work, respect and humility toward others. The years 2019-2020 will be a period of scaling and sustaining our impact in West Africa. For more information, please visit: www.tostan.org
The position is in the Grants Team. Within the Programs Department, the team’s mandate is to manage projects, provide support to country offices to improve project management while keeping in mind the interest of partner communities. In coordination with national offices, the team can support the development of technical partnerships with other organizations working in the same areas as Tostan.
Your mission at Tostan
Reporting to the Head of the Grants team, the Project Officer is responsible for coordinating, supporting and tracking the progress of all projects falling under his/her portfolio. The Project Officer also supports the development of new proposals, writes/edits project reports, reviews financial reports and ensures consistent communication with all key stakeholders. He/she will ensure deadlines are met and proactively identify any delays or challenges to be addressed.
Manage 6-7 project grants falling under different programmatic areas of Tostan’s work.
Direct supervisor: Head of the Grants Team
Language Proficiency: Native/fluent in English with good command of French is required. Knowledge & Experience: At least 2 years of project management and report writing experience in a
Highly self-motivated and detail oriented, this individual is an asset to the team and is depended upon to track and communicate all project deadlines and to manage the delivery of accurate, high-quality reports and proposals.
Contract type: Fixed Term Local Contract 2 years Expected start date: End of March 2019