Program Officer, Asia Programs

Country: United States of America Organization: Freedom House Closing date: 14 Jul 2021 Freedom House is a non-partisan non-governmental organization that monitors, strengthens, and defends human rights and democracy worldwide through programs that support civic activists, research, and advocacy. Freedom House is seeking to add a new Program Officer to our Asia Programs team. This is an opportunity for a rising professional in international program management to further develop their expertise in designing and implementing programs in the Asia region. The Program Officer will provide critical support to several projects, including tracking and managing diverse tasks and deliverables, responding to the needs of field-based staff, drafting reports and other communications, drafting language for subgrants and contracts, and tracking and managing project finances. The PO serves as the key liaison between field staff and the leadership of the Asia team as well as FH’s finance team. The

Grants Compliance Coordinator

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Countries: Kenya, South Africa, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: ActionAid
Closing date: 20 May 2021

If you are a looking for a role that will make the most of your skills and where you can make a difference, the Global Grants and Compliance Advisor role with ActionAid international is the opportunity you are looking for.

At ActionAid International we help people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for women, for communities, for whole societies. We want you to provide support and advice to ActionAid members in effective grants compliance and risk management of institutional donor contracts. This will be primarily for our NORAD grant portfolio but will also include strategic project work to support all federation members, with a particular focus on USAID funding streams.

We will look to you to maintain oversight of key high-risk grants across the Federation with accurate and updated information and support colleagues with grant management tools and compliance systems and processes. You will also give technical advice and training to members to build their capacity to maintain adherence to grant specific rules, regulations and procurement standards. Important will be the ability to monitor grant management performance as well as quality checking donor reports and flagging any risks for appropriate management action. You will develop standard operating procedures, internal controls and set up systems to monitor key accountabilities to strengthen grant and financial management too. Working within the institutional and philanthropy funding team (IPFT) you will also provide technical input to key IPFT projects such as cost recovery.

Who we're looking for:

The successful candidate should be graduate in Business Studies, Economics, Finance or similar. Excellent knowledge of institutional donor rules (EU/DFID/ECHO/USAID), regulations, financial control procedures and risk management is essential for this role. You will be comfortable providing clear guidance on donor procedures, reports and audits to other staff and will have been involved in setting up and managing donor compliance monitoring systems. Strong communication, negotiation and organisational skills are also essential. Knowledge of NORAD grant contract rules and regulations would be an advantage.

What we offer

ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done. Offering a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment. At ActionAid, you can look forward to

· Fantastic training and development opportunities

· A workplace that embraces intersectional feminist principles

· Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay

· Over 4 weeks holiday a year

How to apply:

Please click on this line and start the application process. Please upload an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in Kenya at the time of appointment.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be shortlisted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.

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