Senior Grants Management Officer job at Universities Fund

Vacancy title:
Senior Grants Management Officer

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

Jobs at:

Universities Fund

Deadline of this Job:
29 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:
Academic qualifications

• A Bachelors’ degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Accounting, Law, Commerce, Project Management or any related discipline
• Supervisory course not lasting less than two (2) weeks is an added advantage
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
• Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks is an added advantage
• Demonstrated results in work performance
• Previous relevant work experience required.
• At least ten (4) years’ work experience in related duties in the public or private sector.

Functional Skills:
• Communication skills
• Credit management skills
• Customer Relationship Management
• IT proficiency
• Presentation skills
• Analytical skills

Behavioral Competencies/ Attribute
• Leadership skills
• Interpersonal &
• Problem solving and decision-making skills
• Innovative
• Emotional Intelligence
• Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

The job holder works in either grants administration division or grants monitoring and Evaluation Divisions
Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
• Preparing indents for and making grant calls;
• Sorting out the grant proposals for screening for eligibility
• Reviewing eligible grant applications;
• Reviewing compliance with the requirements of the grant award contracts;
• Updating the database on all grants of the Fund;
• Developing tools for grants Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting frameworks
• Monitoring and Evaluation of grants disbursed by the Fund
• Developing the grant impact assessment reports
• Developing work plans for the section
Financial Responsibility
• Implementing and monitoring the approved departmental budget, procurement plan and work plan;
• Responsibility for Physical Assets
• Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution to the individual;
• Coordinate the oversight for all the physical assets;
Problem Solving;
The job holder will be required to solve the following type of problems
• Technical problems in all the universities funding;
• Problems are technical, requiring significant research and creative thinking. Consultations will be required.
The job holder will need to understand the following information to discharge his/her mandate:
• Detailed verbal instructions or requests from universities, students, the Ministry of Education on matters of university education financing;
• Writing Universities Fund internal policy documents as well as university funding policies;
• Drafting of internal or external newsletters, general articles or content for newspapers, journals, magazines or internet sites
• Drawing up communication to universities
Decision Making/ Job Influence:
• Establishes and manages linkages, collaborations and interactions with various departments and external clients

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: 29 April 2022
Duty Station: Kenya
Posted: 20-04-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-04-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-04-2065
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