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Grants Officer

Application deadline 30. Jun
Posted at
31. May, 12:16
Application deadline
Business / Employer name
Company Industry
Real Estate
Job Level
Entry Level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Years of Experience
3 years
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Job Descriptions

• Develop and/or revise Requests for Application,Annual Program Statements,Requests for Proposal,
Concept Notes,Grants & Contract manuals,support documents,templates,and systems to ensure
compliance with project needs and donor requirements
• Provide management over sight and technical assistance to the project and proposal budget
• Provide oversight to grants and contracts .Work closely with project technical staff to facilitate the
grant application and delivery process.
• Provide oversight and technical assistance in the propermanagement of grants,sub contracts,and
sub-agreements throughout the project.
• Work with the Grants Manager,senior management and technical staff to select grantees foraward.
This will include establishing selection criteria for sub-grantees and conducting pre-award
assessments to determine the responsibility of prospective grantees and providing feed back to all
the applicants
• Make determinations of risk profiles of prospective grantees and recommend appropriate
approach estomitigate the risks identified,including the development of special award conditions.
• Ensuresub-grantee meet sselection criteria & budget analysis and negotiations
• Complete submission of award documents for approval by Chief of Party/USAID or DAI/W contracts
• Provide technical assistance to staff and grantee so administrative policies and procedures for
grants management. Technical assistance on the following topics will be provided in conjunction
with the Grant sManager
• Policies and procedures for procurement under sub-grants &I nterpretation of donor regulations
• Coordinate the monthly/quarterly reporting process where each grantee submits requests for
reimbursements,and reports financial status,monitoring and evaluation data and an arrative report
on progress.
• Assess and manage risk for sub-awards to partner and subrecipient organizations.
• Conducts it evisits to selected grantee organizations todirectly observe project implementation,
provide project management support,train on USAID rules and regulations
• Ensure regular audits are conducted on local partner and follow upon resolution off indings with
partner’s staff.
• Organize an dmaintain all project documents and files related to grant process and individual
grantee activities.
• Maintain and updat especific project and related correspondence files,tracking and status sheets,
and databases.
• Conduct investigation store solve contractual issues/problems/disputes arising from grants and
make recommendations to Grants Manager for resolution.

 Degree in Finance,Accounting,BusinessA dministration or related field.
 Strongorganizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
 Experience with USAID donorfunded project.
 Experience with GAAP and fund accounting principles, practices and regulations.
 Working knowledge of grants accounting.
 Proficiency with Microsoft office.
 Experienc eworking with databases.
 Multi-lingual skills and/or multi-cultural experience appreciated
 At least three years of working experience

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