Grants Officer job at University of Nairobi
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Vacancy title:
Grants Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

University of Nairobi

Deadline of this Job:
01 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Kajiado , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Grants Officer (GO)
Job description
Reporting to the Grants and Compliance Manager (GCM), the Grants Officer will be responsible for the administrative management and compliance oversight for sub award agreements. The Grants Officer will support the project and will be responsible for the preparation of outgoing agreements, disbursements to sub awardees, reconciliations, maintaining grants file and tracker. In addition, this role will work with project teams to ensure compliance and oversight from implementation through closeout. The Grants Officer, in collaboration with the Grants and Compliance Manager will advise staff on contractual and grant issues, management of risks and reporting requirements and donor compliance.

Job specifications
• At a minimum, the Grants Officer will have:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field
• CPA Part 3 Section 5 certificate.
• Five (5) years’ experience in donor compliance/grants management.
• Experience working using MS Word, Excel and any other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in USAID rules and regulations.
• Experience working with counties sub awardees will be an added advantage.

Terms of appointment
• This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Applicants should email the following: cover letter; a strictly 500 word motivation statement related to the proposed research theme; certified copies of BA/BSc, MA/MSc, and PhD degree certificates; a two page CV giving details of their qualifications and experience; three (3) referees (two academic and one non-academic); telephone and e-mail contacts.
• Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to
The Director,
Human Resource,
University of Nairobi.
• Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
• The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.
• Late applications will not be considered.
• Applications should be emailed to  as one file in PDF."

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 19-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-05-2056
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