Award Management Support Officer

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for an Award Management Support Officer to join us in our central London office on a 12 month fixed term contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and motivated individual with an understanding of NGO award/grant management at the operational level, to join a team dedicated to providing excellent Award Management support.

In this role you'll work closely with the Effort Reporting / Cost Allocation Methodology project team, and our Members, providing direct support to our country and regional offices to ensure that Fund Summaries are activated on time, and before the staged ER and CAM implementation dates. You'll also help contribute to and develop guidance and documents to ensure that the components of ER/CAM relevant to the Award Management function are adequately supported and explained.

In order to be successful you'll have experience of working in country/field offices of an international NGO, demonstrable knowledge and experience of award (grant) management, portfolio management and donor compliance at a significant scale.

On a personal level you'll have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to influence, and solve complex problems to ensure the delivery of practical solutions on the ground.

The role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The organisation

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children's rights and ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards 3 breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Job description:

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Location: London, United Kingdom

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Wednesday 18 January 2017

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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