Posted on :
19 Oct, 2021
19 Oct, 2021
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Job Title: Grants Assistant
Project Overview and Role:
The Feed the Future Ghana Mobilizing Finance in Agriculture (MFA) Activity is a $19 million, USAID-supported project that aims to improve access to finance for agribusinesses in Ghana. To accomplish this, MFA will engage business advisory service providers to improve their capacity to support agribusinesses, as well as deploy incentives to financial institutions that expand their lending to agriculture. The finance facilitated will enable farmers to purchase agricultural inputs, boost production, invest in processing, or undertake other activities to expand their businesses. From 2020 to 2024, MFA will unlock $261 million in finance, driving sustainable agricultural lending and promoting inclusive growth.
The role of the Grants Assistant position is to support the Procurement and Grants team in all tasks related to monitoring Procurement and Grants management, including conducting competitions, monitoring technical GUCs and subcontracts, related compliance and reporting activities, due diligence, spot checks of sub-awardees and sub-award closeout. The Grants Assistant reports to the Procurement and Grants Expert.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Grants Assistant’s primary tasks include the following: