Grants Officer, West Africa

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Industry Finance
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

  • Provide guidance to West Africa staff and country offices on grants and subawards compliance issues related to US Government and sponsor rules and regulations, as well as IPA’s policies.
  • Provide procedures and policy guidance and interpretation for program staffers as well as sub-grantees to ensure adherence to grant management procedures.
  • Ensure post-award management in accordance with relevant regulations, including but not limited to reporting, audits, etc. in accordance with USAID and Program directives, policies, and procedures.
  • Support the evaluation of grant applications, proposals, and awards to ensure adherence to grants management procedures.
  • Liaise with subgrantees and relevant IPA teams to complete due diligence checks, negotiate subgrant agreements, and process amendments.
  • Review grants and subaward expenditures and other financial analysis on a monthly/ quarterly basis as required.
  • Supports the design and implementation of IPA grants database systems, workflow processes, and procedures related to procurement and subawards.
  • Ensures sponsor prior approvals and other grants management record-keeping is filed and complete.
  • Assists with financial inquiries and preparation for annual audit review
Qualifications
  • At least three years’ experience working in a grants/contracts, sponsored research, or finance department.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management,  Business Administration, Finance or any related field.
  • Knowledge of typical grant award/contractual documents such as grant agreements, subcontracts, modifications
  • Experience with international, non-profit organizations (larger than $10M), as well as a multi-office, multi-national environment
  • Written and spoken proficiency in French and English is a must
  • Understanding and interpretation of OMB, CFR and US government regulations
  • Experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, cash flow analysis, budget development and forecasting
  • Proficiency in the use of financial software applications, databases, spreadsheets, including MS Office
  • Team player with a positive attitude and ability to build strong working relationships.
  • Excellent customer service skills (oral and written communication) in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to focus on technical work and ability to work on simultaneous projects
  • Attention to details, and excellent time management.

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