FHI Ghana Jobs: Associate Director, Grants Management

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7 Nov, 2010

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NGO Jobs 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

Associate Director, Grants Management (Accra, Ghana -Req ID: 1379)

Position Responsibilities:
The Associate Director, Grants Management, under the direction of the Project Director, provides leadership, management and technical expertise in grants management for a medium to large sized program

Responsibilities include:


Develops quarterly work plans, including planned supervision and capacity-building trips
Revises program quarterly financial requests and reports from grantees to ensure compliance against program activties and contracts
Provides capacity-building assistance to grantees and monitors implementation of their individual capacity-building plans
Designs and maintain a grant-tracking systems and ensures that all grant documents are maintained according to program standards and policies
Prepares regular management reports on the grantees’ performance and disbursement status
Initiates regular meetings with government officials to ensure close linkages and program support
Ensures timely and proper close out of grants

Required Skills or Experience

BS/BA in public health or related field, and 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs; or MS/MA in public health or related field, and 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs
Overseas field experience required
English language skills required; fluency in French is a plus

How To Apply

Interested candidates may register online through FHI’s Career Center at www.fhi.org/careercenter. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application: AA/EOE/M/F/V/D

Offer valid till: 19 Nov, 2010

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