CLEAR Global is hiring a
Contract length: 1 year or open ended
Hours: Full time
Location: Home-based, available GMT (UTC±0) core working hours
Reporting to: Fundraising and Strategic Partnerships Director
Remuneration: 2,700-3,200 USD/month
Deadline for applications: 8 May 2023
CLEAR Global is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to having a diverse team where individuals of all backgrounds collaborate and learn from one another. We believe we can be most effective with diverse experience and expertise in our team. We recruit on merit, actively seek diverse applicant pools and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, marital or parental status, or sexual orientation, and welcome all types of diversity.
We offer in addition to salary:
CLEAR Global is looking to further develop its fundraising expertise to drive the organization toward greater financial sustainability to better achieve our mission to support speakers of marginalized languages.
CLEAR Global is at a pivotal moment in its history and is looking for someone who is proactive, hands-on, enthusiastic, and ambitious. As the Grants and Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for redesigning CLEAR Global’s grant management system and bringing systematic compliance processes into the program cycle; and owning the whole process. You’ll have a sound ability to identify an issue and find unbureaucratic, streamlined ways to address it. You believe technology can work to really help people in need and you thrive in dynamic, innovative, fast-moving environments. You will support writing and submitting funding applications, build relationships with funders, and work closely with funders and CLEAR Global’s leadership.
This position reports to the Fundraising and Strategic Partnerships Director and works closely with the Head of International Programs, Country Directors, and Project Managers across the organization. The Grants Management and Compliance Officer is a member of the global fundraising team, and is primarily responsible for compliance and management of restricted grants and contracts awarded to CLEAR Global.
The roles and responsibilities of the Grants Management and Compliance Officer are organized around the three major pillars listed below.
You are responsible for guaranteeing CLEAR Global compliance with donor rules and regulations including through increasing internal understanding of donors and grant regulations in your portfolio and supporting donor compliance.
For this, your role includes:
You are responsible for monitoring grants in your portfolio. This implies being the bridge between donors and implementing field offices to maintain a healthy relationship and highlight the quality of the results achieved by CLEAR Global projects teams
You are responsible for:
Institutional Relationships and Collaboration
Please note that these roles and responsibilities are approximate and may change over time.
CLEAR Global seeks a considered, detailed-oriented and team-player candidate with exceptional communication skills and demonstrated prior knowledge and experience implementing and/or managing donor funded projects such as the European Union, European Commission Humanitarian Organization (ECHO), the UK Department for International Development (DfID), GIZ, US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau of Populations, Refugees and Migration Office (PRM), and/or the Bureau for Humanitarian Affairs (BHA). You will need to have demonstrable expertise in delivering a growth funding strategy and a thorough knowledge of the international development sector and fundraising within this context.
Bachelor’s Degree in international development/policy/relations, or a related technical field with 2-5 years of relevant experience or 5+ years of professional experience in management of institutional grant management.
Strong working knowledge of international development funding mechanisms, rules and regulations
Excellent organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail
Respectful of deadlines
Good interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
Strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills, in English
Training and internal knowledge building skills
Understanding of the humanitarian and international development context preferred
Familiarity with fundraising strategies.
Resourceful, creative and able to take initiative.
Strong computer skills, including spreadsheets and data management.
Demonstrated interest in language, and commitment to CLEAR Global’s values.
Experience with developing grant management systems
Knowledge of French, Spanish, Arabic, Bangla, Hausa, or Swahili
Successful leadership on developing large grant applications
Experience using CRM and communications tools, such as Hubspot, Salesforce, WordPress, MailChimp, design programs, and cloud software.
About CLEAR Global
CLEAR Global exists to help people get vital information, and be heard, whatever language they speak. We believe that everyone has the right to give and receive information in a language and format they understand. We work with nonprofit partners and a global community of language professionals to build local language translation capacity, and raise awareness of language barriers. Our network of over 100,000 community members translate millions of words of life-saving and life-changing information a year.
CLEAR Global employees and volunteers are people who believe passionately about the value of this work and take personal responsibility for achieving the mission. CLEAR Global’s mission and organizational spirit embody the core values established in its strategic framework:
CLEAR Global may re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration at its discretion.