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Vacancy title:
Grants and Capacity Building Officer, USAID Nuru ya Mtoto Project

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
17 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, September 03, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Grants and Capacity Building Officer, USAID Nuru ya Mtoto Project

Job Responsibilities:
• Manage all the phases of the project’s sub-granting processes from award through close-out, including pre-award assessments, preparing sub-award agreements, and securing internal approvals, reviewing requests for disbursement of cash requests for accuracy and compliance with the sub-agreements and monitoring and evaluating sub-grantees performance.
• Determine capacity building needs for sub-grantees and work with various stakeholders (project leadership, programs, office of grants and contracts, finance, etc.) to design customized training packages, including post-training follow up and associated documentation.
• Develop and execute a targeted, risk-based, compliance review and monitoring plan for sub-grantees.
• Monitor sub-award periods and spending trends for sub-grantees and work with project teams to request and secure any modifications on a timely basis.
• Ensure that all required sub-grantees documentation is filed in the sub-awards management Information System (Salesforce) and ensure that copies of supporting documents for sub-grantees expenses are available for audit.
• Review monthly financial reports from the sub-grantees for compliance, accuracy, and completeness and make reimbursement requests.
• Support sub-grantees audit process and take action to resolve findings contained in audit reports, such as cost items questioned or unresolved.
• Prepare regular and ad hoc sub-awards management reports and analysis that are useful, efficient, and effective in supporting and informing decision making.
• Ensure that the sub-grantees adhere to the sub-award terms and conditions.
• Ensure effective channels of internal and external communications relating to sub-grants are established and respected.
• Ensure the timely administration of all sub-award closeouts

Key Competencies required:
• Partnership
• Accountability
• Stewardship
• Integrity
• Communication

Required Experience
• A bachelors degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Management, Auditing, Economics, or related field plus a full CPA qualification.
• A masters degree will be an added advantage.
• Excellent report writing and presentation skills
• Detail oriented; high degree of accuracy and strong analytical skills.
• Ability to develop and implement training programs for multi-faceted audiences
• Ability to interpret funding regulations and develop implementing procedures.
• Experience in providing technical assistance to build organizational capacity of local organizations using tools such as organizational capacity assessments and Non-U.S. Organization Pre-Award Survey.
• In depth knowledge of United States Government grant and procurement regulations, systems, and procedures for managing complex grant programs with many partners and beneficiaries
• A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in the NGO sector.
• Outstanding communication skills including interpersonal communications, problem solving, strong writing skills and fluency in English.
• Advanced Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, Business World, Salesforce, and other Microsoft Office products highly desirable.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

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 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 03-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-09-2066
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