Humanitarian Funding Coordinator (m/f)


Oxfam is recruiting a Humanitarian Funding Coordinator (m/f), to be based in Beira, Mozambique.
  • Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. For our work in the Idai/Kenneth Humanitarian response we are looking for a Humanitarian Funding Coordinator
  • Contract duration: 6 months, Fixed Term, (with possibility of extension)
  • Maintain overall operational overview of resource mobilization for Cyclone Idai and Kenneth response in Mozambique through appropriate donor mapping of trends bilateral and multi-lateral commitments and partner affiliate information on opportunities through foundation and trusts and private sector funding
  • Work with response team to develop donor proposals, ensuring appropriate advisory input and sign-off as per standard operating procedures of Oxfam Novib
  • Represent Oxfam to donors in country along with program staff and circulate notes to relevant staff (as when required)
  • Take the lead in negotiating favorable conditions for Oxfam’s donor contracts (e.g. reporting frequency, single report for multiple donors, etc.), minimizes transaction costs
  • Ensure response team staff aware of requirements of donor contracts, sharing updated funding updates or contract summary sheet regularly
  • Provide donor compliance support to the humanitarian response team – and provide leadership and guidance on overall grant management of the donor portfolio
  • Ensure appropriate contract management of donor contracts including submission of reports and compliance with donor requirements
  • Ensure that complete and accurate hard copy and electronic donor files and records are maintained in country for audit purposes
  • Support and maintain donor contract management system (SAP) updated to ensure that all individual contracts/agreements for the response are recorded in the system and contractual obligations are understood
  • Contribute to SitReps and other communications as relevant that provides an accurate overview of 'real time' information on the status of funding, the availability of resources and gaps
  • We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • Master degree or equivalent in Business Administration or International Relations, or any Master degree in equivalent domain
  • 3-5 years’ experience in securing and managing funds from institutional donors, such as OFDA, ECHO, DFAT, SIDA, and UN, etc.
  • Strong overall communication skills in English and Portuguese
  • Strong numeracy and financial skills, particularly in developing budgets, financial management/monitoring and reporting
  • Good written skills with proven ability to develop and present proposals and donor reports, for both internal and external audiences
  • High level of analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Ability to research, analyze, and report (e.g. researching donor priorities, evaluating proposals and reports, determining match between external funding opportunities and Oxfam objectives)
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 14.10.2019
  • Expires 26.10.2019
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