Senior Grants and Compliance Officer

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General Operations


  • Maintains working knowledge of the Foundation’s programs and priority funding areas and remain abreast of current research, activities, and trends in the philanthropic sector.


  • Maintains regular communication with other Foundation professionals.


  • Monitors grants for legal, financial, and program compliance including but not limited to ensuring that grant requirements are correctly documented in the grant files and database.


  • Monitors and documents the grant making workflow, processes, forms, templates, reports and data to assure full compliance with internal controls and legal requirements.


  • Generates reports and data analysis


  • Problem-solve complex grant scenarios; consults/liaises with finance and/or legal counsel 


  • Keeps the relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities   .


  • Works with finance to generate reporting required for compliance and financial statement audits.


  • Manages implementation of a new grants management system and other technology improvements, including development plans and timelines, staff communication, testing and troubleshooting and documentation.


  • Prepares financial or budget plans and allocation along with the planning and finance department in accordance with each requirement.


  • Designs and maintains filing systems for the organization’s paper and electronic records           
  • Collaborates with Program Team, Finance Team, Administrative Team, and CEO on special projects as needed.                    


  • Ensures own performance and ongoing learning.



  • Respects all of the company’s internal rules, policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes and fills all required reports on daily, weekly, monthly and yearly bases.
  • Sets a good example regarding punctuality, hygiene, attendance and attitude.
  • Performs other duties in line with scope of work and as assigned by the direct manager when needed.



  • 5 years of experience in Proposal writing and concept note writing
  • Knowledge of aid agencies’ grants requirements (UN, USAID, EU, or others)
  • Knowledge of grants and grant administration processes
  • Capable of researching new funding opportunities
  • Capable of timely reporting
  • Knowledgeable in Memorandum of understanding writing and policy formulation
  • Assisting the Grants and Compliance Manager in the Outreach to donors


  • Holding a Bachelor’s degree from a renowned university
  • Fluent in English, French, and Arabic
  • Good time management
  • Ability to operate in a very dynamic and creative environment


Last modified: 
23 Nov, 2022
Intervention Sector(s):
Business & Economic Policy, Communications & Media, Law & Legal Affairs, Training & Capacity Building
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 4 December 2022
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
Very Good
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut