Grant Manager Consultant

at Equal Rights and Independent Media
Published May 8, 2022
Location Lyon, France
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


About ERIM


ERIM (formerly known as IREX Europe) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Lyon, France. We provide innovative projects to promote human rights and strengthen independent media and civil society. The ERIM approach emphasises partnerships with local development organisations to bring about change through training, partnerships, education, research and sub-granting schemes.


We are looking for four consultants to help us implement grants for emergency support, capacity development and advocacy to CSOs, activists and independent media in the Eastern Partnership.


The Role


The contract will be a two-year consultancy contract of 10 days per month, at a rate of 100 EUR per day.


We are looking for at least one person based in Moldova and at least one based in Ukraine. The remaining two positions are home-based (ideally in one of the Eastern Partnership countries) and ERIM will provide all computer equipment needed.




Sharing grant opportunities and collecting applications

Taking part and documenting the selection process

Communication with grantees

Drafting contracts

Tracking grants and conducting monitoring and evaluation, including travel

Person specification:


At least three years’ experience in grant management

Fluency in Russian or Ukrainian and a very good level of English are essential. Knowledge of other languages from the region is a plus

Excellent knowledge of the current situation in the Eastern Partnership

A strong network of contacts in the fields of civil society development, human rights promotion and/or media development

Excellent communication skills

Pro-active, solutions focused, and able to work independently

Organised and able to meet deadlines


How to apply


To apply, please send a CV and a letter of motivation. We will review applications on a rolling basis and may send invitations to interview before the deadline. Please put “Grant Manager Consultant” in the title of your email. No phone calls please.

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