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Grants Manager/Grants Officer Job in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Feb 13, 2014

Seeking: Grants Manager/Grants Officer

Grants Manager

Do you have Grants Management experience and interested in working on Somalia program?
Do you want to make a difference in Somalia?
Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia? Please read on!

USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia.
The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials.
TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.
The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Grants Manager/Grants Officer to join our Nairobi based grants team.

Grants Manager Qualifications and skills sought:

  • University degree in either Accounting, Commerce, Financial Management, Political Science, International Relations, International Development or appropriate field.
  • Five to Seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of finance or grants management are required.
  • Five to Seven years of Experience working with USAID or an international donor is preferred.
  • Experience in program development, reporting; budgeting; Grants Management.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Previous experience working in Somalia highly sought.
  • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
  • Demonstrated expertise working in Somalia on socio-political and culture issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships essential.
  • English fluency required and Somali language highly preferred.
  • Interest and availability to travel throughout Somalia.
Grants Officer Qualifications and skills sought:
  • University degree in either Accounting, Commerce, Financial Management, Political Science, International Relations, International Development or appropriate field.
  • Three years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of finance or grants management are required.
  • Three years of Experience working with USAID or an international donor is preferred.
  • Experience in program development, reporting; budgeting; Grants Management.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Previous experience working in Somalia highly sought.
  • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
  • Demonstrated expertise working in Somalia on socio-political and culture issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships essential.
  • English fluency required and Somali language highly preferred.
  • Interest and availability to travel throughout Somalia.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? Please send 1) a CV 2) current position and salary history and 3) three references from supervisors to [email protected] and copy [email protected]
Closing date: Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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