Closing Date : 2018-07-27
Duty Station : Beirut, Lebanon
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Organization: Jafra Foundation for Relief and Youth Development
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 27 Jul 2018



Jafra Foundation for Relief and Youth Development is an international, nonprofit, non-partisan, secular organization operational in Greece, Sweden and Syria since late 2002.

We respond to the needs of the most vulnerable and empower communities and individuals. Our diverse programs seek to rebuild, support and provide opportunities to those affected by conflict.

We customize, design and implement our projects based on the emerging needs of the communities we serve to empower. To guarantee optimal results, we utilize the technical knowledge and contextual awareness of some 600 local and international Jafra staff and volunteers on the ground.

We pride ourselves on the wide range of pertinent projects and programs we implement internationally and directly, that continually invest in the future of communities, households and individuals.

Jafra Foundation is currently registered in Belgium, Greece, Lebanon and Sweden, headquartered in Lebanon. The future of Jafra Foundation and the people it positively affects looks bright, with planned future expansion into Spain, Germany and Belgium in response to the growing refugee crisis.

For more details on the foundation:


The Grants Manager will be the main contact focal point for Concept Notes, Proposals, Grants Management and Partnerships.

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Grants Manager s main responsibilities are:

Responsibility 1: Concept Notes and Proposals Design for Jafra s Global Programs

Ensure a proper understanding of the planned activities and deliverablesLiaise with the Program Coordinator, Program Officers, SSC and any other staff to collect precise and coherent inputs for the concept notes and proposals (activities, budget, Log Frame )Ensure proper design of concept notes and proposals as per each Donor / Partner s requirements and standardsBuild up on lessons learnt from previous concept notes / proposal submissionsMaintain a track of secured funding, pending proposal and possible gaps (in coordination with the SSC)

Responsibility 2: Donor Relationship and New Donor Mapping for Jafra s Global Programs

Research new sources of funding, including institutional, corporate and individual donors;Keep abreast of International Donors funding requirements and advise Jafra Key Staffs on developing and maintaining these requirements;Ensure Jafra s profile is up to date in Donors registration platforms;Cultivate network of potential individual donors, and maintain existing relationships with contact persons within funding organizations

Responsibility 3: Develop Funding Strategies for Jafra s Global Programs

Develop a Funding strategy with Institutional Donors and INGO partnersDevelop a private Funding strategyCollaborate with the Communications Manager on networking and PR to ensure above strategies are achieved

Responsibility 4: Partner Relations

Actively seek out and participate in external stakeholder meetings and / or meetings tied to possible funding opportunitiesDevelop inspiring and engaging partnerships across our various stakeholder groups to develop the Jafra reputation and expand its program portfolio through increasing funds

Responsibility 4: Administrative Tasks

Ensure proper archiving of both finalized proposals/concept notes and signed contracts / sub-agreements


Profile required:

At least a Bachelor Degree;

At least 2 years of practical experience with NGO-funded projects, concept notes and proposals design;

At least 2 years of International Donor Reporting Requirements (EC, OFDA, DFID )

Professional and Personal skills:

Solid knowledge of proposals, concept notes and grant management;

Ability to analyze, compile and process information received in both English and Arabic;

Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of crisis-affected populations;

Strong knowledge of the Syrian and Lebanese contexts in terms of geography, humanitarian access and needs;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels (interface with team members, donors, partners);

Understanding of confidentiality issues and ability to handle confidential information;

Able to cope with an important workload;

Efficient and organized, with high attention to detail whilst ensuring deadlines are met;

Experience of using databases to manage funding streams and workflows;

Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint;

Able to manage multiple and complex tasks, and to work under pressure in a deadline-focused environment;

Proactivity and flexibility;

Diplomacy and interpersonal skills;

Confident and incisive

EXPECTED STARTING DATE - August 13th, 2018

SALARY RANGE - USD 1900 to USD 2300 (depending on experience and background)

How to apply:

Please send your CV with a cover letter to
Note Grants Manager in the subject line of the email

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