Grants Manager

Creative, Monrovia, Liberia

Skill Required:, Project ManagementProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
28th June, 2020


Job Description

Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative Associates seeks a Grants Manager for an anticipated USAID elections activity in Liberia. The Grants Manager will provide administrative and technical guidance and support to the Chief of Party and staff on the design of grant applications, guidelines, and regulations for the small grants mechanism.

Reporting and Supervision:

The Grants Manager will report to the Chief of Party.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide advisory assistance to grant applicants and lead the review of grant submissions;
  • Analyze and evaluate grant submissions for technical and budget soundness and compliance with donor regulations; recommend award actions to the contract team;
  • Coordinate the issuance of awards and maintain contract documentation through the development and upkeep of a small grants database; and
  • Prepare scheduled and special reports, studies and analyses regarding the small grants program.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in management, financial analysis or accounting desirable; Master's degree preferred;
  • At least five (5) years' experience with sub-grants management, preferably in Africa; minimum of three years working in international development;
  • Solid understanding of donor regulations and procedures pertaining to grants management;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects;
  • Ability to analyze technical and cost proposals and prepare reports and recommendations on whether or not applicants should be funded;
  • Ability to analyze budget line items for compliance with budget guidelines;
  • Proven records maintenance and database management skills; and
  • Speaking, writing and reading fluency in English required.

Source: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CRE1010CREAI/JobBoard/b093422a-53ee-4b40-ae33-72edfc017f55/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=536f9c0a-3638-46b2-b426-baa9...(GRANT02065)&_jtochash=8OO7GOUarWAJcGn8SwpVM&_jtocprof=L4mrqI-vx-YWzeb04sb-7QCrRIt7QCfb


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