Grants and Compliance Intern

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Company:Danish Refugee Council
Category:Internships & Volunteering
Job Type:Internship
Salary:Ksh. NIL

Job details

Overall purpose of the role  
The Grants and Compliance intern is responsible for supporting the regional grants and compliance staff on grants and compliance related matters. 
  • Assist in updating grant management system and running reports. 
  • Conduct due diligence of suppliers and contractors against donors’ sanctions lists. 
  • Support  with data entry  into the ERP System and GMS data migration and testing 
  • Assist in bi-monthly review of Grants Management System to track pending installments and clear discrepancies 
  • Dispatch and track donor and other correspondences. 
  • Setting up and updating hard copy grant and working files and clearly labelled and organizing for ease of reference. 
  • Assist in updating reports/ budgets/ proposals in specific donor online systems. 
  • Regular follow up with COs ensure new projects are set up in the system on time and correctly 
  • Follow up and coordinate submission of field reports to donors at Nairobi level 
  • Assist in pre-audit planning and coordination of donor audits. 
  • Work with compliance officer to monitor and track implementation of audit recommendations. 
  • Assist in compiling and submission of finance documents to donors for payment purposes 
  • Assist in filing donor grant documentation as per the operations handbook 
  • Any other relevant task as may be assigned 
Reporting Arrangements 
The Grants and Compliance Intern will report to the Regional Grants Officer, with daily working contact with the Regional Compliance Officer  
About you 
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies: 
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.  
Qualifications and requirements 
  • At least Undergraduate degree in project management/ business administration, finance, accounting or CPA 2 
Experience and technical competencies 
  • At least 1 year experience in NGO sector 
  • Able to work well both within a team and independently  
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to new environment. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines 
  • Proven commitment to accountable practices. 
  • Computer skills in MS Office packages and hands-on experience with data entry into online databases. 
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. 
  • Working knowledge of French is an added advantage 
Application and CV 
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit applications via our online application form on under vacancies no later than 11 May, 2018.  Please submit application in English with an updated CV and cover letter. 
We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies.   
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact [email protected]  
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