WaterAid Ghana Recruits New Staffs (2017 Jobs)

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27 Mar, 2017

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It’s hard to believe that today over 663 million people in the world still don’t have clean, safe water and over 2.4 billion live without adequate toilet. The resulting diseases kill one child every 2 minutes.

WaterAid Ghana is looking for an influencing Grants Manager to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

Job Description

Job Title: Grants Manager

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring accuracy of grants management system, aiding programme effectiveness and delivery, and ability of WAG to provide post closure information normally required up to 7 years on ended grants
  • Manage donor contracts and projects to improve relations and ensure compliance with WaterAid (WA) restricted funds, and implement guidelines for Donor Contract Reporting
  • Perform functions of financial administration and reporting to include preparation and timely submission of grant reports, development of associated budgets, coordination of budgeted costs
  • Train as necessary, staff and partners in aspects related to grants date management systems, protocols and compliance needs

· Liaison with donors, partner organisations, and WaterAid members (e.g. UK/US/Australia) to manage donor contracts and relationships.

· Assists in annual audit of grants, and ensures compliance with the rules and guidelines administered by the donors


To be successful, you will need to have:

  • Degree in Finance, Project Management, Business Management or a related professional qualification
  • Four years’ experience in accounting, including preparation of complete financial statements (balance sheet and income statement), audit experience
  • Grant Management: Working knowledge of bilateral/multilateral institutions (USAID, EU, UKAID) US Foundations, and/or global or national corporate entities financial management rules and regulations
  • Non-profit (especially Private Voluntary Organisation or International Non- Governmental Organization) experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience working with Excel, GAS, SUN, and VISION accounting/financial systems

By 2030 we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, sanitation and hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we’ll give you a lot back.

Interested candidates are invited to visit our WaterAid website to download the job description and to apply.

Please note: As you will be based in Accra, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Ghana. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted, and must be ready to go through an extensive selection process.

Any lobbying will result in disqualification.

No recruitment agencies please.

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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