Family Health International NGO Ghana Jobs 2011: Grants Manager - Jobs in Ghana

Family Health International NGO Ghana Jobs 2011: Grants Manager

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20 Jul, 2011

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Jobs in Accra, NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs, Vacancies in Ghana

FHI is a global health and development organization whose science-based programs bring lasting change to the world’s most vulnerable people. Our approach is rigorous and evidence-driven. Among our worldwide staff of 2,500 are leading physicians, scientists, and technical experts in health, development, and management. Our work is global in scale yet country-focused, with international offices staffed by local professionals. Since 1971, we have worked with 1,400 partners in 125 countries, forging strong relationships with governments, diverse organizations, the private sector and communities. By applying science to programs, FHI is helping countries make measurable progress against disease, poverty, and inequity-improving lives for millions

Job Description

Job Summary:
The Grants Manager position, located in Accra, Ghana provides leadership, management, and technical expertise for implementation of the END in Africa program.

  • Develop sub-agreement documents with selected applicants in response to Requests for Applications (RFA) issued by the END in Africa Program
  • Prepare management reports on the grantees’ performance and disbursement status
  • Review program semi-annual reports from grantees to ensure compliance against program activities and contracts
  • Manage relations with sub-grantees to maximize collaboration and cost effective implementation of individual projects
  • Support the development project reports (annual work plan, semi-annual progress reports, quarterly financial reports, trip reports, and final report) according to FHI and USAID requirements
  • Monitor approved budgets for assigned sub agreements; approves expenditures of funds relating to these budgets
  • Understand USAID regulations and guidelines, with particular in-depth knowledge of 2 CFR 230 (OMB Circular A-122; 22 CFR 226; ADS 303; and related US Government and USAID requirements)


Required Skills or Experience


Minimum Requirements:

  • BS/BA in business, law, public administration or related field, and 7-9 years relevant experience with international development grants management programs or MS/MA/MBA/Professional qualification in Finance or Accounting and 5-7 years relevant experience. International development experience effective written and verbal communication with English and French language skills required
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues NTD infection


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