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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 9, 2023
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    Ciheb is an international health, education, and research center founded by the Institute of Human Virology within the University of Maryland, Baltimore's School of Medicine. The center is comprised of a network of international experts who work with local stakeholders to combat infectious and non-communicable diseases in resource-limited regions of the world. 
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    Grants Officer

    Duties & Responsibilities

    1. Conduct the pre-award review assessments of new implementation agencies and other new partners to identify areas of improvement, develop capacity and track progress against capacity improvement indicators.
    2. Ensure compliance with CIHEB-Kenya policies and procedures, donor regulations related to subawards, GOK laws, regulations, and practices.
    3. Periodically reviewing and auditing specific transactions reported: verify monthly reported expenses to ensure costs charged are allowable, allocable, and reasonable; and follow-up to ensure adherence of reporting timelines.
    4. Conduct onsite visits and prepare reports. Report all compliance findings to Senior Grants Officer and assist in development of possible solutions appropriately document follow-up and ensure timely corrective action.
    5. Verify and track budget and expenditures against subrecipient terms and conditions, and ensure proper reporting, documentation and overall deliverables and milestones are reviewed by senior management and signed off prior to issuance of payment.
    6. Facilitate processing and disbursement of funds to subrecipient by ensuring funds are available to facilitate smooth implementation of projects: maintaining healthy cashflows.
    7. Maintain hard and electronic copies of all documentation pertaining to each sub recipient file, ensuring these are complete and up to date as per CIHEB-Kenya documentation requirements.
    8. Assist with partnership close-outs, including ensuring that all requirements of the sub agreement have been met to facilitate the final sign off by CIHEB-Kenya Senior Management.
    9. External audit facilitation 

    Required Experience

    1. A degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field, ACCA finalist or CPA (K).
    2. At least 5 years’ experience in sub award management
    3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    4. Detail oriented; high degree of accuracy and strong analytical skills.
    5. Excellent computer proficiency, particularly working with spreadsheets and databases.
    6. Proven effectiveness working in a team under minimum supervision
    7. Ability to interpret funding regulations and develop implementing procedures.

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of three professional referees to on or before 9th April 2023. Applicants are advised to include the title Grants Officer – Kisumu” on the subject line.

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB) on to apply

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