WoMin, a feminist collective of organisations that span the African continent, works alongside national and regional movements and popular organisations of women, mining impacted communities and peasants, and their solidarity partners, to make visible the impacts of extractivism on peasant and working class women. Together with partners situated from the local to the international, WoMin works to counter the destructive impacts of extractivism such as land grabbing and displacement of communities, pollution and erosion, and violence against women, and, critically, to advance a women-centred and just development alternative.
GRANTS AND CONTRACTS MANAGER
The Grants and Contracts Manager works as an integral part of the WoMin Operations Team, is accountable to the Director for her grants management responsibilities, collaborates with other functions, and supports the WoMin management committee (Mancom) to fulfil its responsibilities for effective donor and contract management. Her main responsibilities include support to fundraising and effective management of institutional funders; leading on the implementation of improved M&E systems and processes including stronger organisational reporting; working with programme managers to more effectively monitor and manage partner and consultancy contracts in support of donor accountability; and capacity building of WoMin and partners on grants and compliance related matters.
Principal duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Fundraising, grants and compliance management
- Monitoring and Evaluation and organisational reporting
- Contracts management
- Capacity building in contracts, compliance management etc.
- Contribute to the organization’s internal processes and projects
The Grants and Contracts Manager must meet the following criteria:
- Is a woman with a minimum eight years’ experience in NGO sector in progressively senior programme management positions
- Preference to a candidate who has worked in women’s rights, extractives or natural resource organisations and with experience in or a strong inclination to supporting movement-building
- In-depth understanding and experience of working to build proposals and manage contracts with a range of institutional funders
- Experience of complex planning, budgeting and management processes including the ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures
- Comprehensive understanding of narrative and financial reporting, review and analysis
- Strong writing skills non-negotiable
- Experience of working in a global team and providing support from a distance
- A team player who meets deadlines, is able to problem-solve with others, is open to learning and is able to work with full accountability to team members and to her line manager.
- Willingness to travel up to 25% of the year
- Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an advantage
- Someone holding a strong feminist ethos would be an advantage
View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Friday 08th February 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org