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The Grants Officer will play a role in implementing the grants fund guided by the TIF work plan needs. The individual will be responsible for learning and adherence to project’s Field Operations Manual (FOM), USAID regulations, contract requirements and limitations, grants policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. The individual will proactively coordinate with all staff on implementing grants through open communications.
Responsibilities and Key Tasks:
Planning and Implementation
- Proactively sit with technical staff to listen to work plan ideas; assist with developing timeline required for any activities needing grants.
- Ensure compliance with USAID regulations and DAI Field Operations Manual grants policies, procedures, and instructions during implementation.
- Generate reports of status of grant activities, such as forecasting payments, inventory, amendments, close outs, and sector specific data (i.e. monthly and quarterly reporting).
- Coordinate with Finance and Technical team to ensure on-time deliverables, payments, and cash flow requests by monitoring milestones and payment schedules.
- Provide guidance and direction to project staff on planning, implementation, and compliance of grants policies, procedures, and instructions, specifically their role in the process.
- Responsible for ensuring documentation requirements are met with various departments, i.e. technical, procurement, and finance.
- Ensure all required documentation is uploaded in the grants database, TAMIS.
- Train on and enforce policies and procedures to prevent improprieties, intentional and unintentional.
- Assist in the audit of grant files no less than annually.
- Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in business or related field preferred.
- At least 3 years of professional experience, including increasingly responsible grants or procurement experience.
- Demonstrated experience working with diverse teams in a fast-paced environment.
- Previous experience with grants, procurement and management information system (MIS) database preferred.
- Ability to identify alternative solutions in solving complex problems.
- Strong communication skills - both written and oral – in English and Arabic.