Program Officer
Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises to create a future of possibility, where everyone can prosper.

Our mission: to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.



 Section/Unit: Programs
 Grade Level: 4A
 Supervisor: Grants & Reporting Specialist
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum With frequent to the field
 Duration: One Yeah
 Closing Date: 04 Dec 2021


The Program Officer (Grants & Reporting) is responsible for the administration follow up and upkeep of grants and reporting unit. S/he will support Grants and Reporting specialist to perform duties in terms of grants writing, translation, setting up and participation in the meetings, various researches, liaise with field offices on grants needs and reporting needs.


The Program Officer (Grants & Reporting) - grants might also be required to take notes during meetings, call and receive calls from various stakeholders, arrange meetings and follow up on area of the collaboration, researches, surveys, discussions with the stakeholders all this for the grants and reporting unit.


 Duties and responsibilities:


Administration Functions

  • Support Grants and Reporting Specialist on day to day tasks
  • Conduct various internet but also field researches for the grants purpose as directed by the Grants and Reporting Specialist.
  • Setup stakeholder meetings for discussions or researches with external stakeholders
  • Setup meetings and participate with internal stakeholders on grants development
  • Follow up on any further documentation and/or explanation required by approvers and/or reviewers in regards to the grant approvals
  • Take notes during meetings and produce meeting minutes properly filled and filed.
  • Ensure data collection from field for grants development and reporting purposes
  • Liaise with the field offices on behalf of Grants and Reporting Specialist.
  • Liaise with local partners in relation to current and potential sub-awards



  • Conduct herself/himself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to MC Europe and not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Organizational Learning 

As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve - we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit MC Europe as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

MC Europe team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.


REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Grants and Reporting Specialist

WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: All MC Sudan team members.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


  • One to two years of Administration management experience is required.
  • BA or equivalent in Administration or relevant field is preferred. 
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in written) in both Arabic and English is a must
  • Ability to operate Microsoft office tools (WORD,EXCEL,POWERPOINT

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