Grant & Operations Manager Job RVI

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Description of Duties

Programme financial management and procurement and compliance

  • Working with the Engagement and Research Leads, and RVI Finance and Operations, coordinate programme budgeting, expenditure, management and forecasting.
  • Oversee all programme procurement and contracting processes ensuring adherence to RVI internal policies and compliance with donor regulations
  • Manage donor contracting and compliance
  • Support partners, consultants and service-providers to submit expense reports
  • Support the RVI Finance and Operations team to produce financial reports
  • Support RVI Finance and Operations in tracking payments and reconciling advances
  • Review and track the programme’s key VFM indicators
  • Maintain a list of the Platform’s current and prospective consultants
  • Maintain the Platform’s asset register
  • Support RVI staff with audits

Operations and logistics

  • Oversee the programme’s travel, ensuring adherence to RVI travel policies, including, flights, ground transport and accommodation
  • Establish and maintain a list of pre-qualified suppliers
  • Manage logistics for Platform events, including event security

Risk management

  • Develop and implement RVI’s risk-management methodology, including monthly and quarterly reviews of the Platform’s risk register, and procedures for rapid mitigation.
  • Maintain a risk mapping of the programme’s delivery chain, including an analysis of all downstream partners and service provider


  • Act as the focal point for programme security, ensuring adherence to RVI’s security procedures, and coordinating with the programme’s security advisor
  • Advise on the security aspects of programme activities, minimising risk to staff, consultants, partners, and beneficiaries
  • Provide analysis on changing security context to advise staff and consultants and to support programme decisions-making


  • Relevant postgraduate degree in Business Administration, Development Studies or similar;
  • Extensive experience in programme financial management, including budget management, analysis forecasting and reporting
  • Accounting qualification highly desirable
  • Over five years experience in programme management and administration in fragile contexts, including Somalia
  • Demonstrable commitment to the Platform’s core vision and principles
  • Track-record in ensuring compliance in programme management with institutional donors, especially FCDO (DFID) and USAID
  • Extensive experience in managing programme procurement
  • Familiarity with VFM concepts and ability to ensure implementation
  • Ability to manage programme travel with multiple and simultaneous movements across Somalia
  • Experience in implementing programme risk management and mitigation strategies
  • Existing network and knowledge of security, transport and accommodation suppliers in Somalia
  • Track -record in managing programme security
  • Fluency in English; Fluency in Somali desirable

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