Grants Officer
Chemonics International

Chemonics is an international development consulting firm, based in Washington, D.C. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.

 

 

 

Chemonics International is hiring for a new USAID program that aims to support the new government, civil society organizations and independent media to advance key transition priorities. The implementation of this program requires a highly integrated and dynamic team approach to creative, coordinated, and effective program implementation in order to meet the program’s objectives.


 Closing Date: 31 July 2021

 
 Background:

The USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Transition to New Sudan (TNS) program aims to support the consolidation of Sudan’s democratic transformation through activities that 1. enable the civilian-led government to demonstrate progress on key transition processes; 2. strengthen civic engagement; and 3. expand independent media. TNS is expanding programmatic activities into Darfur, South Kordofan, and Kassala states. The Grants Officer (GO) will report directly to the Implementation Director (ID) or her designee and will work closely with a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer, Procurement Officer and Program Development Officer to assist in grants management and compliance of programmatic activities to achieve TNS objectives.

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists with grants management and compliance for a large number and wide range of grants issued to local governmental and non-governmental organizations, working closely with the implementation director and rest of the program development team
  • Prepares grant activity budgets, grant agreements, and other documents required for clearance, implementation, and close-out of grants
  • Establishes activity files upon yellow light for an activity. This includes establishing new electronic and physical files according to the activity’s file structure
  • Assists in the preparation of activity clearance packages by ensuring that all documentation required per the clearance checklist has been saved to the electronic and physical activity files and is included in the clearance package
  • During activity implementation, prepares payment requests, ensuring all required documentation is included with the payment package and saved in the activity file
  • Contributes to monitoring activity expenditures by updating activity budget trackers
  • Ensures that grants and activities are closed out within required time frames.
  • Participates in the development and continuous improvement of the program strategic framework and objectives.
  • Travels around the region to facilitate grant development and implementation.
  • Understands the necessary procedures, including documentation compliance requirements, at all stages of the activity cycle
  • Other duties as assigned

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the management and administration of grants and/or donor-funded projects
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong management and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated experience in grant management focused on ensuring that procurement, finance, logistics, and programmatic aspects are being implemented on-time and in accordance with the specifications of the approved activity
  • Fluent Arabic and strong English language skills required

 


  • Please submit your CV and cover letter through Sudanjob.net by July 15, 2021 for consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Only final candidates will be contacted for interviews



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