Grants Coordinator job at Chemonics International
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Vacancy title:
Grants Coordinator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Management ]

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Chemonics International

Deadline of this Job:
17 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• Participate in prequalification of grantees including conducting the pre-award responsibility determination, drafting agreements, monitoring adherence to special conditions, negotiating budgets and maintaining an updated list of standardized costs. Maintain tracker of special conditions, grants award details, and deliverable due dates
• Support functions related to grants compliance including following up on grantees required certifications and procurement under grants
• Ensure that the grants program procedures follow the Grants Manual and comply with USAID regulations
• Monitor implementation and progress of grantees, together with technical teams, via frequent collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA)
• Review all grant applications, deliverables (in collaboration with the cluster Program Manager), and financial reports for quality, contractual consistency, accuracy, and compliance with USAID regulations
• Ensure adequate planning and preparation for grant implementation requirements including pre-award risk assessment
• Coordinate with technical team to ensure deliverables stay on track
• Facilitate staff requests for procurements, disbursements of funds, and logistic and planning elements of In-Kind grant activities
• Establish and maintain a tracking system in preparation of the Annual Program Statement (APS), Requests for Applications (RFAs), review of grant proposals, grantee selection, monitoring performance, and payment
• Ensure proper preparation and execution of APS and RFAs, documents, and disbursements under the project are in line with USAID and Chemonics procedures

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
• Demonstrated experience in grants, compliance, and procurement management focused on ensuring that activities are being implemented on-time, in accordance with the specifications of the approved activity, and in compliance with USAID policies
• Four (4) years minimum working experience in equivalent capacity
• Prior experience in managing donor-funded activities and grants oversight with international non-governmental organizations
• Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations including ADS, AIDAR, and FAR
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to exercise confidentiality and high level of professionalism
• Strong communications skills, with prior experience providing grants training to staff and local partners preferred
• Ability to work effectively, responsively, and collaboratively with local development organizations, government counterparts, development and private sector partners and civil society organizations
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
• Fluency in written and oral English is required

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 17 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 10-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-01-2066
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