:Terms of Reference 

Grants Officer 

concours tunisie



: The Organization

I WATCH is a Tunisian watchdog organization created after the Tunisian revolution, which works mainly on two axes: transparency and corruption. I WATCH is the official Chapter of Transparency International in Tunisia since September 2019. I WATCH is made up of like-minded young professionals and motivated volunteers who, through their innovative work, are determined to tackle the issue of corruption and lack of integrity in both public and private sectors through laying the foundations of good governance 


: The project

The project aims to upstream access to information and accountability into the institutional behavior of public authorities and civil society.  Public officials will have the opportunity to understand better the Access to Information (ATI) regulations and respond positively to ATI requests; civil society will use more ATI requests in holding local government accountable through using scientific data. The program has two main objectives 


  •  Build the capacity of all 350 municipalities in Tunisia on access to information and provide them with an information management system to foster transparency and accountability


  •  Support local civil society and lawyers in 24 governorates with technical and financial assistance to enforce ATI law and encourage accountability 


The CSO’s Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the different activities related to the CSO’s component of the project 


The Grants Officer will be based on Tunis office, and oversee the Stipends’ activities related to the CSO’s component of the project. 


:Tasks & Responsibilities 


  • Be responsible for disbursing grants to I WATCH partners 
  • Ensure that partners’ expenses are in accordance with the laws in force 
  • Develop reconciliations of bank accounts 
  • Manage supplier regulations in accordance with I WATCH procedures 
  • Establish consultant contracts in accordance with I WATCH procedures 
  • Preparation of budget forecasts 
  • Maintain a database of information related to CSO’s 
  • Make site visits to CSO’s 
  • Verification and classification of the supporting documents 
  • Coordinate with the CSO’s coordinator and the Finance team 


:Qualifications & Requirements 

  • University degree in Finance or Accounting 
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in similar position 
  • Strong organizational and management skills 
  • Mastery of office tools (Word / Excel)Knowledge of SAGE 100 software 
  • Working flexible hours to engage partners in multiple regions 
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, and the ability to maintain strong relationships 
  • Ability to travel across the country 



:Interested candidates should submit the following information 

.Curriculum Vitae 

Cover letter describing your motivation and qualifications for the assignment 




Please indicate “[Grants Officer]” in the subject line of your email application. Applications should be sent in English by email to work@iwatch-organisation.org  

Deadline: January 20th , 2020 


Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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