Johns Hopkins University/Center for Communication Programs (JHU/CCP) Jobs: Grants Officer

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3 Aug, 2011

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The Johns Hopkins University/Center for Communication Programs (JHU/CCP) is recruiting for Grants positions for an upcoming project initiative to start in September 2011. The positions are Grants Officer would be located in Tamale, Takoradi, Kumasi, Cape Coast and Accra.

Grants Overview:
The Grants Officer positions deal with funds management, co-ordination and monitoring a grants portfolio to local NGOs to support community mobilization activities, enhancing and strengthening the capacity of the LNGOs in response to priority health and social needs in both rural and urban communities. These positions require extensive travel.


  • Work and manage sub-grants to LNGOs by awards and effectively administer the sub-grants to support community mobilization activities
  • Administer awards, review reimbursements for appropriateness and ensure that LNGOs are in compliance with USAID policies and procedures
  • Monitor individual budget line expenditures, assuring that each grantee remains within allowable and contracted levels, or requests authorization to exceed them
  • Facilitate in grants management training for grantees
  • Lead the timely design, planning and implementation of grant close-outs and close-out reporting as per USAID and JHU/CCP policies, regulation and standard practices
  • Report to and take on additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor


Required Skills or Experience

  • Grants Officer should have require Masters Degree either in MBA, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field of study with minimum of 5 years relevant professional working experience

Additional Qualification:

  • Possess working knowledge of USAID funds management such as OMB Circulars (A-122, A-133), regulations and guidelines (22CFR226, AD303)
  • Have advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Possess a high level of interpersonal, good communication/writing skills



How To Apply

Applicants should submit application with cover letter and CV by 8th August, 2011 via email or hardcopy. In your cover letter kindly specify position you are applying for: Grants Officer.

Email: Send all email submissions to: [email protected]. All email submissions must be pdf attachments in one single document.

Hardcopy: Recruitment, JHU/CCP, P O Box CT 5573, Cantonments, Accra 


Closing: 08 Aug, 2011

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