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Lead Grants Specialist

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field and 5 years' related experience or equivalent combination.
  • 5 years or more of experience with public award accounting/financial issues and analysis.
  • Technical experience with Microsoft Excel, general ledger reports and financial management tools.
  • Experience, coursework or other training with U.S. Federal Uniform Guidance, state and local regulations, multilateral and international regulations, and standard contract clauses.
  • Experience using accounting and financial reporting systems
  • Experience supervising staff.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Multi-lingual skills and/or multi-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Non-profit accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience in manipulating, analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of current trends in specific field.
  • Experience acting as a resource to others to solve problems.
  • Experience coordinating and leading projects.
  • Experience recruiting and developing staff.
  • Experience with European and Multilateral funder regulations (IKI, GEF, UNDP, BAF)
  • Requires fluency in English.


Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
  • Administers public awards. 
  • Ensures programmatic commitments, TNC policies and procedures, financial standards and legal requirements are met and managed for compliance.
  • Reinforces consistency in the organization's policies and procedures and provides support and training related to relevant field.  
  • May participate in complex negotiations.
  • Supervises and manages a team of Grants Specialists and/or Grants Associates. Monitors funding trends and capacity for the team and works with Grants Manager if shifts in workloads are needed.  
  • May track and assist with single project audits for assigned region 
  • Participates in and implements special projects established with Grants Manager.


Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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