STAND Grants and Contracts Manager, Africa, Nairobi

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007415
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

What will you do: Grants & Contracts Management (80%):

Review and approve DSGF grant, contract, and amendment requests to ensure application of WRI policies and U.S. Department of State regulations and sound agreement formation.
Administer WRI agreement processes (for both contracts and grants)
Maintain an understanding of all applicable agreement terms and conditions, consulting with WRI’s finance/ Grants and Contracts team as needed.
Review DSGF subgrantee organizational assessments and recommend monitoring and controls based on risk categorizations.
Ensure that program staff have the tools and information to ensure proper governance and compliance with US Department of State (DOS) funder requirements and WRI policies for grantmaking. This includes coordinating with WRI Grants and Contracts staff; DOS Grants Officer Representative and Grant Officer for STAND project as needed.
Maintain and enhance the subrecipient monitoring/tracking system and work with WRI Grants and Contracts and program staff to ensure timely collection and review of all subgrantee audits.
Process and track agreements, extract information and prepare reports.
Provide ongoing advice to WRI staff and partners including DSGF grantees on WRI and DOS requirements for accurate progress and financial reports.
Ensure that the closeout of subgrants is timely and efficient; that all required documents are obtained and filed; and that subgrantee files meet legal and auditing requirements.
Support WRI’s push for a more diverse partner and contractor portfolio, by helping implement or develop innovative due diligence solutions for expanding the Institute’s work with small organizations and entities from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups.
Contribute to communications and trainings about Grants & Contracts policies, practices, and procedures

Required skills

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