Nov 15, 2017

GRANTS AND FINANCE MANAGER

NGO Job Vacancy



At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security. This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us. CARE is seeking a Grants and Finance Manager to provide cradle-to-grave grants management and general programmatic support to the Supporting Access to Family Planning and Post-Abortion Care in Emergency Settings (SAFPAC) Initiative. This position provides grants and financial management services for a large (20+ million/3 years) multi-country program (~ 20 countries/regions) with one major donor.  The incumbent is responsible for ensuring effective and timely administration of the grant, contracts and sub agreements through the award life cycle; developing an understanding of donor requirements and expectations for the agreement; ensuring compliance; and coordinating with country offices, program staff, and others throughout CARE and within partner organizations as appropriate. The Grants and Finance Manager (GFM) is responsible for the initial preparation / review, negotiation, due diligence, monitoring and modifications of agreements and contracts as well as the submission of regular reports.  In addition, the incumbent is charged with any necessary close-out of grants. The GFM is responsible for monitoring financial reports and expenditures of countries and regions, and identifying trends associated with over/under expenditure, making recommendations to resolve these, and working with country and regional teams to achieve acceptable burn rates and provide timely reports. Responsibilities: Develop, create or modify financial analysis templates and data sheets as a tool to analyses HQ and country office expenses and prepare trend analysis Develop or modify donor reporting templates (both financial and expense narrative) per donor specifications and apply to country offices and to CARE HQ consistently.  For SAFPAC grant, manage stock gains and/or losses and prepare adjustments to move funds to stock appreciation fund code in case of gains or to move funds to UNR for losses Manage team meetings including setting up calls and Webexes, taking notes and distributing minutes Qualifications: 5+ years work experience in a relevant capacity (e.g. grants management, contract management, accounting, or administrative support). Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting Proactive, takes initiative and able to manage one’s work with minimal direction. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail. Ability to work effectively under pressure and maintain a positive attitude Strong Microsoft Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, graphs); Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; Excellent writing and communication skills, including reports and proposal writing; Understanding of and interest in international health and development.

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