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Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

This role will support the various Country Offices in East and South Africa, with short to midterm Awards Coordination support. The Awards (Grants) Coordinator will when in-country support the Country Awards Lead in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position plays a lead role in award information management and shares and coordinates information across departments when in country. Additionally, he/she will support the Head of Strategic Portfolio and Awards Management with dedicated support on high risk awards; and providing analysis; compliance capacity building and monitoring of all phases of awards.
Essential
  • Undergraduate Degree in Business, Social Sciences, Finance, Accounting or any other related degree
  • Minimum 3 years’ working in International Development with a specific emphasis of Fund Management, Project Management and / or Risk Management
  • At Least 3 years’ experience managing and / or implementing USAID/USG grants or contracts
  • Knowledge of guidelines / regulations and reporting requirements of major donors such as EU, DFID, ECHO, UN agencies, DANIDA.
  • Experience in proposal development and coordination processes for complex awards.
  • Demonstrable financial skills, particularly, budget development, BvA Analysis and reporting
  • Ability to engage with and coordinate across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong communication (written and spoken) in the local language and minimum intermediate level in English.
  • Very strong capacity for attention to detail, problem solving, and analysis of trends.
  • Computer literate with very strong excel and analytical skills.
Desired
  • Understanding of SCI Award Management Processes

Responsibilities



Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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