Grants and Capacity Building Officer Job in Kenya

Job Responsibilities: 

Manage
all the phases of the project’s sub-granting processes from award through
close-out, including pre-award assessments, preparing sub-award agreements, and
securing internal approvals, reviewing requests for disbursement of cash
requests for accuracy and compliance with the sub-agreements and monitoring and
evaluating sub-grantees performance. 

Determine
capacity building needs for sub-grantees and work with various stakeholders
(project leadership, programs, office of grants and contracts, finance, etc.)
to design customized training packages, including post-training follow up and
associated documentation. 

Develop
and execute a targeted, risk-based, compliance review and monitoring plan for
sub-grantees. 

Monitor
sub-award periods and spending trends for sub-grantees and work with project
teams to request and secure any modifications on a timely basis. 


Ensure
that all required sub-grantees documentation is filed in the sub-awards
management Information System (Salesforce) and ensure that copies of supporting
documents for sub-grantees expenses are available for audit. 

Review
monthly financial reports from the sub-grantees for compliance, accuracy, and
completeness and make reimbursement requests. 

Support
sub-grantees audit process and take action to resolve findings contained in
audit reports, such as cost items questioned or unresolved. 

Prepare
regular and ad hoc sub-awards management reports and analysis that are useful,
efficient, and effective in supporting and informing decision making. 

Ensure
that the sub-grantees adhere to the sub-award terms and conditions.  

Ensure
effective channels of internal and external communications relating to
sub-grants are established and respected. 

Ensure
the timely administration of all sub-award closeouts

Key Competencies
required:  

Partnership 

Accountability 

Stewardship  

Integrity 

Communication   

Background, Experience
& Requirements: 

A
bachelors degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Management, Auditing,
Economics, or related field plus a
full CPA qualification. A masters degree will be an added advantage.  

A
minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in the NGO sector. 

Outstanding
communication skills including interpersonal communications, problem solving,
strong writing skills and fluency in English. 

Excellent
report writing and presentation skills 

Detail
oriented; high degree of accuracy and strong analytical skills. 

Ability
to develop and implement training programs for multi-faceted audiences  

Ability
to interpret funding regulations and develop implementing procedures. 

Experience
in providing technical assistance to build organizational capacity of local
organizations using tools such as organizational capacity assessments and
Non-U.S. Organization Pre-Award Survey. 

In
depth knowledge of United States Government grant and procurement regulations,
systems, and procedures for managing complex grant programs with many partners
and beneficiaries  

Advanced
Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, Business World, Salesforce, and other
Microsoft Office products highly desirable. 

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