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Grants & Compliance Manager (Ref.2017/004)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 26 May 2017

Grants & Compliance Manager (Ref.2017/004)

The Grants and Compliance Manager will work as an integral part of the Mwendo project and will provide overall management of sub-grants, trainings in program and finance management, offer support to consortium partners and local implementing partners on sub-grant management and assist in reviewing sub-grants agreements.

The incumbent will be responsible for managing programmatic and financial compliance with donor guidelines. S/he will assist in the budget development process and perform budget analysis duties as assigned by the Finance Manager or his/her designee.

The Grants & Compliance Manager will be involved in developing and embedding best practice 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.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Postgraduate degree and/or professional qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business Studies, Auditing, Economics or related field

  • At least 5 years’ experience in NGO sector in progressively senior finance management positions with cross organizational perspective

  • In-depth understanding and experience of working with proposals and contracts from institutional donors

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

  • Comprehensive understanding of financial reporting, review and analysis

  • Experience leading or participating in donor financial compliance audits

  • Experience setting up and managing donor compliance monitoring systems, developing and implementing relevant tools

How to apply:

Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Friday, May 26, 2017.

Human Resources Manager

Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program

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Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment

CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation