Grants Officer job at LVCT Health
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Vacancy title:
Grants Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

LVCT Health

Deadline of this Job:
07 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, September 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Grants Officer

Key Responsibilities
• Participate in the evaluation of potential sub-recipients’ proposals and conduct the pre-award and risk assessments for all potential partners ensuring adequate documentation of this process.
• Support sub-recipients in the development of budgets and work plans. Prepare sub-awards amendments and contracts modifications
• Ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, regulations, and policies of LVCT Health and the respective donors.
• Provide ongoing support to sub-recipients to improve their administrative performance, build their operational capacity, and reduce the risk to the project and LVCT Health
• Provide assistance to the sub-recipients in understanding the terms and conditions of the award and facilitate or provide any necessary training/mentoring.
• Report all compliance findings to the Grants Manager and assist in the development of possible solutions.
• Review monthly financial reports and cash requests and monitor actual expenditures against budgets/ceilings, documenting material variances and working closely with the partners to minimize deviations from planned spending.
• Ensure that all the expenditures reported by sub-awardees meet the allowability criteria prior to being charged to the award; document, disseminate and follow up on disallowed expenses.
• Monitor deadlines and ensure final deliverables from grantees conform to LVCT Health requirements. Work with the Sub-awardees to build their capacity to prepare and submit accurate financial reports.
• Provide ongoing assistance in reviewing sub awardees financial and accounting policies and procedures and also their internal control system.
• Convene grant review meetings with the Sub-grantees
• Provide relevant financial information for decision making to the sub-awardees and technical teams in order to facilitate proper program implementation.
• Ensure the cash disbursement tracking schedule is updated and circulated in a timely manner, liaising with the finance team to minimize delays in partner funds disbursement
• After projects are completed, support closeout grants in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.

Qualification, Skills, and Experience
• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance.
• Minimum of CPA finalist
• 3 years of experience in as similar position in a donor funded organization. Experience in USG rules & regulations
• Well-developed Interpersonal skills
• High integrity, honesty, initiative and team-player Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to work under tight deadlines.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to  . The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 01-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-09-2066
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