Grants Officer

at International Commission of Jurists
Published November 1, 2022
Location Tunis, Tunisia
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  



The ICJ is seeking to recruit a proactive and flexible Grants Officer to provide guidance, advice, and support to ICJ’s MENA programmes in relation to grants management and to ensure compliance with ICJ’s donor and internal requirements.

The ideal candidate has at least five years of experience in project coordination, grant management and support to programme development, is familiar with bilateral donor reporting requirements and has a demonstrated experience working with partner organisations on reporting and compliance.

Grant follow-up

Maintains grant tracker and reporting calendar
Supports programme manager and legal team with development of proposals, including proposal budgets; develops proposal submission checklists
Supports risk and security assessments as required
Drafts MoUs and agreements for partner sub-awards, with input from legal team
Drafts donor specific grant compliance checklist in coordination with Global Grants and Compliance Officer, supports team with resolving compliance queries
Completes project registration form and budget codes list when new grants are signed, ensures grant folders are up to date.
Drafts consultancy contracts and terms of reference, with input from other team members where relevant
Uploads publications and press releases to ICJ website, updates mailchimp, when Advocacy Officer is not available
M&E and reporting

Draft and compiles inputs to ICJ global annual reporting (aligned with results-based management system), with support from programme manager and relevant members of legal team
Draft report inputs for MENA Director for Executive Committee reporting
M&E data collection and preparation of M&E reports to comply with donors and the ICJ’s internal reporting requirements
Coordinates overall programme monitoring and evaluation with the programme manager, including through maintaining the participant database and tracker and publication log.
Coordinates narrative reporting inputs and produces narrative reports for view by programme manager
Finance and administration

Supports finance officer in developing expenditure forecasts
Maintains schedule of payments and fund requests due from donors and pending to partners
Supports finance officer in developing expenditure forecasts
Produces programme level purchase approval forms, manages preferred supplier contracts, follows up with vendors for invoices
Supports identification and tracking of underspending


University degree in law, politics or economics


At least five years of project coordination, grant management and support to programme development

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