Kenya Markets Trust is currently seeking to recruit potential candidates interested in the following positions  for  an  anticipated  5-year  USAID  funded  project  dubbed  Western  Kenya  Water Program. The program objective is to strengthen rural and urban water services provision and water resources management across 8 Western Kenya counties. The positions will be based in Kisumu.

Re: Grants & Contracts Officer (One Position)

The Grants and Contracts Officer will play a key role in supporting the project in reviewing grant requirements, collaborative agreements etc. and provide compliance & contract management advisory services to enable effective management of contractual risks relating to grants and contracts management. S/he will manage the full cycle grants and contracts award administration and ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations. The position will report to the Finance & Operations Lead.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, or related
  • Minimum of 5 years of finance professional experience with at least 3 years in grants and contracts management experience with a USAID project.
  • Experience working with grantees and implementing partner
  • Good budgets and financial forecasts, monitoring and reporting to
  • A good understanding of USAID
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of contracting and granting concepts and principles

How to Apply

If you are interested and meet the above qualifications, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter indicating names of at least three referees indicating the position title in the subject line to [email protected] Deadline for receiving applications is September 10, 2021.

 Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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