No Experience Grants Management Intern NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:      Grants Management Intern
(No Experience Jobs)
Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programme
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary:   We are
looking for a highly qualified and recently graduated student in the fields of
Social Sciences, General Management, to strengthen our Grants Management team
in Kampala. We are looking for a candidate with a strong sense of organization
and logical order – and with proven skills in managing documents (Word, Power
Point), strong skills in Microsoft Excel (tabular data management). The
objective of this position is to strengthen DRC’s Grants Management capacity in
Uganda – through quality checking and general support to the GM team in
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ad-hoc practical
ad-hoc practical support to the GM team on tasks including filing, scanning,
printing and copying of documents, preparation of meetings, calendar planning
quality checking – and drafting (Word, Excel, Power Point)
checking of key documents in GM team – including narrative reports, proposals,
for drafting of budgets and project documents in collaboration with the GM team
– as well as DRC colleagues in the field.
of documents (ie cleaning up and streamlining fonts, types, spacing etc. in
Grants Management
The GM
Intern will act as the DRC Uganda focal point for the country wide Grants
Management System (GMS) which is used to store and hold key information on all
grants in Uganda – including key project documents. The GMS Focal Point role
will include tasks as uploading final versions of key documents. Keeping
project information up to date at all times.
and maintaining high awareness of the reporting schedule (the Rolling Action
Plan, RAP) across all grants in collaboration with DRC Regional Office Grants
Team in Nairobi.
(or lead) weekly updates of Grants & Fundraising Overviews
the GM team in planning and executing Grants Opening Meetings and other Grants
related meetings
the GM team on ad-hoc requests to gather information and updates on financial
status / implementation rates / spending rates in close collaboration with the
DRC Finance team.
collecting and consolidating program information from DRC field teams (e.g. in
response to UNHCR request for sectorial information).
Tasks: not required – but a clear advantage – or to be developed over time]
Monitoring and
to the unit within the GM team
any further duties as the line manager sees fit. The position duties are
flexible to a degree to allow the candidate to develop skills they personally
identify. This can be arranged in discussions with the line manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Grants Management Intern job
must have completed a University Degree within Social Sciences, Management and
Economics etc
and proven computer skills (especially Microsoft Word and Excel – and secondly
PowerPoint and Outlook) is a must as these skills will be applied in document
quality checking, formatting and drafting;
proficiency in spoken and written English;
sense of logical order and file management – and continuous drive to maintain
clear overview.
worker – interested to learn more about refugee response in Uganda.
Demonstrated good communication
and writing skills;
How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.
Deadline: 15th July 2020
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