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Amref Health Africa Grants and Compliance Manager Job

Grants and Compliance Manager Job, Kenyan Accounting Jobs 2022,

Job Purpose
The Grants and Compliance Manager (GCM) provides overall technical support in the management of sub–grants, facilitate training in program and finance management to subgrantees, supports sub-partners on sub-grant management and assists in reviewing subgrants agreements. S/he is responsible for ensuring compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and legal and regulatory requirements governing the award.

The GCM oversees the overall compliance in the activity implementation from the development of work plans and budgets, reporting, sub granting, and budget administration.

The GCM oversees the overall compliance in the activity implementation from the development of work
plans and budgets, reporting, sub granting, and budget administration as assigned by the COP or his/herdesignee. S/he will analyze financial reports against donor reporting requirements, tracking grant expenditure on a monthly basis and utilize financial and program data for management decisions..
The GCM is involved in developing and embedding best practices to comply with donor financial rules, supporting donor proposal budgeting, analysis of institutional income, donor contract expenditure tracking, monitoring and providing management information on key risks, and contributing to the implementation of improved financial systems and processes to facilitate better donor reporting and compliance.

The incumbent will ensure strict adherence to deadlines and ensure quality standards of reports.

Key Responsibilities:

 Ensure grants or contracts are well administered and that program and support teams are fully informed of relevant donor compliance regulations and organizations procedures to support ontrack, ontime, and onbudget implementation

 Provide technical support and mentoring to grantees unaccustomed with the complexity and restrictions of USAID funding in an effort to build the capacity of grantees to effectively manage their grants; interface with grantees and vendors to ensure grantee understanding and compliance with all Amref and USAID rules and regulations.
 Review all grant/procurement activities for compliance with program policies and USAID regulations.
 Monitor grant activities during their implementation to ensure ontime and high quality delivery of
goods and services; provide continuous assessments of grantee performance
 against project objectives.
 Support subpartners on subgrant management and assist in reviewing subgrants agreements.
 Involved in developing and embedding best practices to comply with donor financial rules.

 Supporting donor proposal budgeting, analysis of institutional income, donor contract expenditure tracking.

 Monitoring and providing management information on key risks

 Contributing to the implementation of improved financial systems and processes to facilitate better donor reporting and compliance.

 Coordinate regular grant monitoring, using appropriate grant management tools and through facilitation and support of regular and timely Grant Review, Opening, and Closing Meetings

Preferred Qualification and competencies

 Master’s degree in Business, Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Management, Auditing, Economics or related field

 A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the NGO sector in Senior Grants/Compliance Management positions

 Demonstrated experience being responsible for ensuring that there are systems and internal controls in place to effectively manager, monitor and report on subawards, including being responsive to all USAID regulations and requirements
 Prior grants management experience and familiarity with USG (USAID) donor regulations, procedures and requirements;
 Ability to efficiently deal with competing priorities;
 Indepth understanding and experience of working with proposals and contracts from donors.

 Experience of complex planning and budgeting processes including the ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures

 Excellent grant management skills, including the ability to identify challenges and provide or work with teams to propose possible solutions as well as strong negotiation, facilitating and influencing
 Previous experience building capacity of local organizations on PEPFAR/USAID compliance, policies, rules, and regulations.
 Experience in developing and mentoring professional relationships with in-country stakeholders, including the local and national government, nongovernmental partners, and private sector partners.

How to apply

Interested? Please visit our website to make your application. You will be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter detailing why you are the best fit for this position and your CV with relevant skills and experience. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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