• Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator - Roving at Save the Children

  • Posted on: 12 July, 2017 Deadline: 25 July, 2017
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    Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator - Roving

     

    Role Purpose:

    This role will support the various Country Offices in East and South Africa, with short to midterm Awards Coordination support. The Roving Awards (Grants) Coordinator will when in-country support the Country Awards Lead in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position plays a lead role in award information management and shares and coordinates information across departments when in country. Additionally, he/she will support the Head of Awards Management with dedicated support on high risk awards; and providing analysis; compliance capacity building and monitoring of all phases of awards. This role supports various countries in the ESA region, requiring up to 80% of travel.

    Contract Duration: Fixed Term

    Location: East and Southern Africa Regional Office - Nairobi with extensive travel in the region

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential

    • Undergraduate Degree in Business, Social Sciences, Finance, Accounting or any other related degree
    • Minimum 3 years' working in International Development with a specific emphasis of Fund Management, Project Management and / or Risk Management
    • At Least 3 years' experience managing and / or implementing USAID/USG grants or contracts
    • Knowledge of guidelines / regulations and reporting requirements of major donors such as EU, DFID, ECHO, UN agencies, DANIDA.
    • Experience in proposal development and coordination processes for complex awards.
    • Demonstrable financial skills, particularly, budget development, BvA Analysis and reporting
    • Ability to engage with and coordinate across multiple stakeholder groups.
    • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
    • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
    • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities
    • Strong communication (written and spoken) in the local language and minimum intermediate level in English

    Desirable

    • Understanding of SCI Award Management Processes

    Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Disclaimer:

    Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Save the Children career website on savethechildren.taleo.net to apply

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