Grants Officer at LVCT Health

Health Systems Research Project Manager at LVCT Health

Grants Officer

Ref number: GO/LVCT/08/2022

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in the evaluation of potential sub-recipients’ proposals and conduct the pre-award and risk assessments for all potential partners ensuring adequate documentation of this process.
  • Support sub-recipients in the development of budgets and work plans. Prepare sub-awards amendments and contracts modifications
  • Ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, regulations, and policies of LVCT Health and the respective donors.
  • Provide ongoing support to sub-recipients to improve their administrative performance, build their operational capacity, and reduce the risk to the project and LVCT Health
  • Provide assistance to the sub-recipients in understanding the terms and conditions of the award and facilitate or provide any necessary training/mentoring.
  • Report all compliance findings to the Grants Manager and assist in the development of possible solutions.
  • Review monthly financial reports and cash requests and monitor actual expenditures against budgets/ceilings, documenting material variances and working closely with the partners to minimize deviations from planned spending.
  • Ensure that all the expenditures reported by sub-awardees meet the allowability criteria prior to being charged to the award; document, disseminate and follow up on disallowed expenses.
  • Monitor deadlines and ensure final deliverables from grantees conform to LVCT Health requirements. Work with the Sub-awardees to build their capacity to prepare and submit accurate financial reports.
  • Provide ongoing assistance in reviewing sub awardees financial and accounting policies and procedures and also their internal control system.
  • Convene grant review meetings with the Sub-grantees
  • Provide relevant financial information for decision making to the sub-awardees and technical teams in order to facilitate proper program implementation.
  • Ensure the cash disbursement tracking schedule is updated and circulated in a timely manner, liaising with the finance team to minimize delays in partner funds disbursement
  • After projects are completed, support closeout grants in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.

Qualification, Skills, and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance.
  • Minimum of CPA finalist
  • 3 years of experience in as similar position in a donor funded organization. Experience in USG rules & regulations
  • Well-developed Interpersonal skills
  • High integrity, honesty, initiative and team-player Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to work under tight deadlines.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to . The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

The closing date is September 07, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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